Fashion Design for Beginners Online Short Course

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This course is aimed at students who would like to explore the fashion design process, but have little or no prior experience. You will be taught fundamental skills such as choosing a concept, sources of research, developing ideas into fashion sketches, designs and a collection line up.

Topics covered

  • Research: Choosing inspiration, developing a personal fashion statement/identity
  • Compiling the creative visuals into sketchbooks to inspire new ideas
  • Selecting a colour palette and fabric options
  • Design: Creating a fashion template as a tool to communicate design ideas
  • Developing initial silhouettes, rendering designs
  • Considering print and embellishment
  • Presentation: Layout and helpful tools for portfolio presentation
  • Preparing a line up to present back to the class

By the end of the course, you will have taken the all-important first step on your journey with Fashion Design. You will have learnt the fundamental skills needed to research, plan, and design a collection, and developed techniques to allow you to communicate your creative vision to others. You will have produced a body of work that can be added to a portfolio that can be used to enter further study if you choose to take Fashion Design further, and will have received expert feedback from your tutor on how to continue your Fashion Designs.

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