FAQ MyBodyModel 2.0 Updates
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Erica Schmitz

FAQ: MyBodyModel Version 2.0 Updates

Thank you for all the wonderful feedback regarding the new features in MyBodymodel 2.0! People are loving the new optional adjustments and the new hand-on-hip pose. Below are responses to some Frequently Asked Questions regarding the updates. “Will I have to pay to use the new 2.0 app?” MyBodyModel is a website-based app and it’s

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Erica Schmitz

Top 5 Troubleshooting Tips for Creating a Body Model that You’ll Love

This post was originally published after the beta launch in June 2018 and has been updated for MyBodyModel Version 1.0. Since launching MyBodyModel, I’ve received so many lovely responses from happy customers. I’ve also received some desperate help emails in the middle of the night! I’ve noticed that a few issues have come up more than

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FAQ MyBodyModel 1.0 Updates
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Erica Schmitz

FAQ: MyBodyModel Version 1.0 Updates

Below are responses to some Frequently Asked Questions regarding the app update from MyBodyModel Beta to Version 1.0. The MyBodyModel web app will update from Beta to Version 1.0 on Thursday, January 24, 2019.  With these updates, you’ll be able to use your measurements to make a body model croquis that is more accurate than ever.

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MyBodyModel Croquis with Skin Tone Coloring by Prismacolor Markers 2
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Erica Schmitz

Coloring Your Croquis: Skin Tones, Part 1 – Markers Edition

If you want to customize your body model templates to look even more like you, coloring your croquis to match your skin tone can make a big difference. But just as every body is different, so are our skin tones! In this blog post, we’ll explore some options using Prismacolor Premier markers.   This post is

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Erica Schmitz

Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners, Part 3: Drawing Sleeves

The “Drawing Sleeves”  tutorial is Part 3 of our step-by-step series, “Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners.” This video is a follow-up to the first two videos in the series: “Part 1: Getting Started” and “Part 2: Drawing Necklines.” This intro fashion drawing tutorial is for people who love to sew, knit, or crochet, and who want

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MyBodyModel Hairstyle Templates Free PDF Download
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Erica Schmitz

3 printables for creating your best custom croquis from MyBodyModel

We’ve received a lot of requests for these resources, so here they are rounded up in one place: the MyBodyModel Measurement Guide PDF, Printable Test Swatch, and an email signup link for getting your free Drawing Hairstyles PDF.  I hope these resources help you create awesome custom croquis using the MyBodyModel web app! Measurement Guide

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MyBodyModel Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners Part 2: Drawing Necklines
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Erica Schmitz

Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners, Part 2: Drawing Necklines

The “Drawing Necklines”  tutorial is Part 2 of our step-by-step series, “Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners.” This video is a follow-up to the first video in the series: “Part 1: Getting Started.” This intro fashion drawing tutorial is for people who love to sew, knit, or crochet, and who want to start using custom sketch

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Erica Schmitz

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about MyBodyModel Beta

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about MyBodyModel’s beta web app. What does “Beta” mean? “Beta” means we’re testing the app and collecting feedback to help prioritize any fixes or improvements that are needed. Customer feedback has guided MyBodyModel’s app development since day 1.  We designed MyBodyModel based on feedback from makers and designers, including

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Erica Schmitz

Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners, Part 1: Get Started

Do you love the idea of sketching your sewing or knitting plans, but aren’t sure where to start? I created this step-by-step video series, “Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners,” just for you! This is not your typical fashion illustration class. This class is for people who love to sew, knit, or crochet, and who want to

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