In their fourth week of #McQueenCreators, Alexander McQueen invited their followers to draw a silhouette. Using charcoal, pencils, pastels and paints, creatives were encouraged to take inspiration from select images taken from the women’s SS20 collection and the men’s AW20 collection. Best known for his portraits in a variety of mediums, Head of BA Womenswear at Central Saint Martins Howard Tangye shared his expertise on creating silhouettes this week, using Zoom to draw his models. Tangye’s peaceful and inspiring video showcases the artistry and techniques that go into creating the perfect silhouette using various materials.
This week’s focus is on embroidery, with Alexander McQueen inviting followers to experiment with different stitching and styles, taking inspiration from the bee dresses in the SS13 ready-to-wear collection. Don’t worry about having to buy materials, as you can use fabric from around your home to create your own masterpiece. Not sure how to do it? The embroidery department at Alexander McQueen has got you sorted with this step by step tutorial on how to make your very own masterpiece.
Feeling inspired? Once you’ve created your masterpiece, upload to socials and make sure to use the hashtag #McQueenCreators.
Check out the stunning tutorial below…