Lucy Orta

Professor of Art, Fashion and the Environment, London College of Fashion

Lucy Orta works with her partner Jorge Orta and a team of studio assistants. Together they create hundreds of rapid pencil sketches for each body of work. A selection of the sketches is refined, adapted to scale and carefully formatted into detailed hand line drawings. The line drawings are then transferred to Fabriano paper employing pigment ink and watercolour; each design is worked into a composition to illustrate a theme or a series of