Gather information on current trends in garment styling.

What does a Copyist do?

Gathers information on current trends in garment styling and sketches representations of competitors’ garments, such as dresses, coats, and trousers: Attends garment fashion shows, concerts, and other public activities and reviews garment magazines and manuals to obtain information concerning style trends, consumer preferences, and price ranges. Sketches garments in pencil, crayon, or other medium to illustrate such details as garment style and type of fabric. May design original garments, incorporating features of observed garments.