Illustration For Footwear Design (Summer Evenings)

Whether you are a practising designer, studying fashion footwear or simply want to express your design ideas, the ability to illustrate footwear professionally is crucial. Footwear illustration is a specialist skill, but whatever your ability level, this course will equip you with the skills to produce strong drawings and realise your designs...

Taught by: Chris Hill.

Description

Whether you are a practising designer, studying fashion footwear or simply want to express your design ideas, the ability to illustrate footwear professionally is crucial. Footwear illustration is a specialist skill, but whatever your ability level, this course will equip you with the skills to produce strong drawings and realise your designs.

Topics covered

Starting from the basics you will be trained in how to illustrate both design development sketches and realistic "technical specs".

We will look at illustration for portfolio presentation and you will be encouraged to develop your own personal style in a variety of mediums.

Use of Photoshop as an illustration tool will be explored.

Techniques for illustrating men's, women's and children's footwear will be covered.

We will look at a variety of types and styles of footwear, as well as the illustration work of well know shoe designers.

Level: All levels

Entry requirements: None

Tutor information

Chris Hill has been a footwear fashion design specialist for over twenty years. As well as working in Europe and the Far East she also lectured at Cordwainers College, famous for its footwear design. Her past students include Jimmy Choo, Patrick Cox and Emma Hope.

Materials

Please bring to the first session:

  • A4 Layout paper sketch pad
  • A3 Cartridge paper (heavy weight) sketch pad
  • 1 inch roll of masking tape
  • Scalpel knife with blade
  • Set of pencils - 2H to 2B or a mix of "Hard" and "Soft" pencils
  • Rubber and pencil sharpener
  • Fineline black waterproof pens (0.3 or 0.5)
  • Small selection of water soluble coloured crayon pencils.
  • A camera would be useful but not essential

Details for booking

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