Digital Textile Design
Get a 10% discount on 2017 Summer Study Abroad courses at Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts when you apply by 31 January 2017.
Practical studio and workshop sessions will give you the opportunity to explore the creative possibilities of digital textile design.
During this course you will learn how to take your initial ideas and drawings and successfully translate them into digitl files in both Photoshop and Illustrator. At the end of the course you will be given the chance to digitally print your designs onto fabric.
Practical studio and workshop sessions will give you the opportunity to explore the creative possibilities of digital design through the use of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator from initial drawing to the translation of your designs. This course will give you a unique insight into contemporary textile design for fashion and interiors.
You will be taught new drawing approaches and experiment with a variety of techniques.
Sessions will be complemented by lectures and external visits to places of interest within London, including museums, galleries and retailers.
Digital Textile Design is an intense course with teaching taking place between 10am and 4pm most days, although there will be some time for self directed study.
Dates and fees
Summer: 3 July - 21 July 2017
*Early-bird discount of 10% will be applied to all applications received by 31 January 2017
Laura Baker is an experienced lecturer on the BA Textile Design programme at Central Saint Martins as well as a specialist in 2D print and surface pattern for Fashion and Textiles.
She has worked as a textile designer in industry and on a freelance basis for fashion and interiors companies internationally. She is also author of the publication 'Laser Cutting for Fashion and Textiles'.
Laura’s professional practice lies in bespoke shirt design, with a focus on injecting the unconventional into the usually conservative world of formal shirting. Each shirt is made from fabrics such natural bamboo silk and cotton poplin with digital prints created from yarn wrap windings inspired by British woven fabrics.
The course is taught by amazing teachers, who are very knowledgeable about the subject and the industry.
Leandra Loffredo, Summer 2015