Fashion Drawing for Absolute Beginners

In this fashion drawing for absolute beginners short course you will learn that the ability to get your designs on paper is crucial for anyone who wants to become a fashion designer. If you think you can't draw or are frustrated by your inability to translate the ideas in your head into sketches that can become part of your fashion portfolio, this course is for you, the complete beginner...

Taught by: Celia Wain-Heapy.

Description

In this fashion drawing for absolute beginners short course you will learn that the ability to get your designs on paper is crucial for anyone who wants to become a fashion designer. If you think you can't draw or are frustrated by your inability to translate the ideas in your head into sketches that can become part of your fashion portfolio, this course is for you, the complete beginner.

Starting from the basics you will be trained in how to draw and illustrate in a variety of mediums from pencil and charcoal to coloured tools including pastels, watercolours and gouache.

You will leave the course having produced a mass of drawings / illustrations and with your creativity invigorated.

This short course is a great introduction and stepping stone on to more open, experimental and expressive fashion drawing / illustration classes at the College.

Entry requirements: None


Tutor information

Celia Wain-Heapy is a professional designer and pattern cutter for a womenswear brand. She gained her degree at Winchester School of Art and Design. Celia is an experienced short course tutor at Central Saint Martins teaching Fashion Design and Fashion Illustration.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • A3 cartridge pad
  • Mars Ergosoft HB and 2B pencils from Staedtler
  • Soft non-smudge erasers and putty rubber
  • Pencil Sharpener

For the rest of the classes you will need:

  • A3 layout pad
  • Pilot 0.1 black fibre tip drawing pen
  • Coloured pencils
  • Watercolour brushes (recommended sizes 0,2,4,6 or 1,3,5,7)
  • Mixing palette

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
22/10/2016 - 19/11/2016Saturdays10:00 - 16:005 Weeks£560Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
04/02/2017 - 04/03/2017Saturdays10:00 - 16:005 Weeks£560Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket