No matter who we are, where we live, or what our age is, we all wear clothes, clothes that somebody designed for us. Is it your turn now?
This course is dedicated to help students learn fundamentals of fashion design and necessary steps to develop their own fashion collections. Students will learn how to do visual research for inspiration, metamorphe it into garment design, balance colors and proportions, test various garment details, illustrate and present their projects.
It will be held ONLINE via ZOOM video conference. Students will need access to a computer / tablet / phone with internet connection and zoom.us. After the lecture and demonstrations teachers regularly check and correct the digital image of a student's work, explain what works in particular cases and what does not, and why.
Online, Tuesdays 6:00-8:00pm PST
September 7 - December 14, 2021
9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14
Day 1 Brief history of Fashion Design. Color, silhouette, inspiration finding. Starting an “Olympic Team collection”.
Day 2 Mood board, fabrics, details, fashion figure. Collection continued.
Day 3 Finalizing collection.
Day 4 Croquis, seasons, details development, testing details in toile. Starting a “Summer (vacation) collection”.
Day 5 Illustrating fabrics, color balance. Finalizing collection.
Day 6 Collection styling and styling exercise. Starting a “Winter collection”.
Day 7 Illustrating winter types fabrics. Finalizing collection.
Day 8 Customer. Starting a “Special Person collection”.
Day 9 Finalizing collection.
Day 10 New materials, fabric treatment. Starting “Haute Couture collection”.
Day 11 Finalizing collection and presentation.
Day 12 Starting a “Be a Self Designer collection!” Inspiration, sketchbook, rendering, colors.
Day 13 Knitwear, embroidery, craft. Collection continued.
Day 14 Finalizing collection and portfolio presentation.
Requirements / Pre-Requisite:
- Drawing tools kit (graphite pencils at least 3 different softness, charcoal pencils - black and white, kneaded eraser, charcoal sticks, sharpener, blending tools, eraser)
- Black liner
- Black paper or board - 14x17 or bigger
- White paper or board - 16x20 or bigger
- Drawing/charcoal paper - 5 pages
- Bristol Velum or Mixed Media paper - 5 pages
- Mixed Media or Charcoal paper 16x20 min - 1 page (for portrait)
- Watercolor paint and brush