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Art Lab: Sketch Fashion Portraits with Lily Qian

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Explore how to sketch fashion portraits with illustrator Lily Qian to celebrate The Big Draw Festival. She’ll share how she takes inspiration from blurring the line between abstract and recognizable shapes to create a moment of surprise in her art. You’ll get creative with different brushes in the Procreate app to create feel-good fashion illustrations on iPad with Apple Pencil.

Lily Qian


Lily Qian is a Brooklyn-based illustrator who is inspired by exploring accidents that occur when mixing different materials and textured backgrounds. She has worked with Christian Dior, L’Oreal, and more.

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The Big Draw Festival 2019

Drawn To Life

The Big Draw is a visual literacy charity that promotes the universal language of drawing as a tool for learning, expression, and invention. It is the founder and driving force behind The Big Draw Festival.

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See your everyday in a new way. In celebration of The Big Draw Festival, join free art sessions October 1–31 at every Apple Store. Get hands-on with iPad and take part in fun drawing activities that let your imagination play.

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