Fashion Design For Beginners

Do you want to take the first steps towards fashion design studies? Why not start on the right foot by enrolling on this dynamic Saturday course at one of the best fashion colleges in the world? You will be guided through core designing skills and will leave with a solid foundation and the confidence to continue to develop your designs...

Taught by: Daniela Bomba, Rory Parnell-Mooney.

Description

Do you want to take the first steps towards fashion design studies? Why not start on the right foot by enrolling on this dynamic Saturday course at one of the best fashion colleges in the world? You will be guided through core designing skills and will leave with a solid foundation and the confidence to continue to develop your designs.

This course is an excellent preparation for studying fashion at higher levels. Previous students have progressed to other Central Saint Martin's courses, such as the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.

Topics covered

There will be three illustration projects over 10 weeks. They will cover:

  • visual research for inspiration
  • experimentation and developing fashion ideas
  • figure drawing and illustration 
  • advice on portfolio preparation

The projects will give you a taster of what studying fashion at Central Saint Martins is like. You will experiment with 3 dimensional work on mannequins and will be encouraged to explore different fabrics and develop drawing and collage techniques.

Who should take this course?

Absolute beginners who are motivated and committed to develop their creative skills.

Those with some previous experience who need to gain more confidence in communicating and presenting their fashion ideas.

Entry requirements: None

Level: Beginners







Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor information

Daniela Bomba graduated from the MA in Womenswear from Central Saint Martins in 2010. She has worked for fashion labels including Luella and Maria Francesca Pepe and international clients including LPP in Poland. She is currently a freelance design consultant for LPP and a freelance Windows creative stylist for Selfridges.

Rory Parnell-Mooney is an Irish-born menswear designer who lives and works in London. He completed a Masters in Menswear at Central Saint Martins in 2014. Parnell-Mooney presented his first collection under his own name at London Collections: Men in January 2015 with support from Fashion East and Topman and his second solo collection was shown in June 2015. He is currently stocked at Dover Street Market in London and New York and other international stores.

Rory also teaches menswear on the Fashion Folio course at Central Saint Martins http://www.arts.ac.uk/csm/courses/foundation/fashion-folio/


Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • A3 sketchbook
  • 2B, 4B and B retractable pencil
  • Black permanent 0.1 and 0.5 pens
  • Water soluble pencils
  • Watercolours
  • Gouaches paints
  • Selection of paintbrushes
  • Scissors
  • Pritt stick
  • Tracing paper
  • A4 Layout pad

Details for booking

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