Drawing and Painting for Fabric and Textile Design (Online)

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Drawing and painting are essential skills for textile designers, and this course will help you develop the techniques you need to create exciting textile, surface and fabric designs, whether you are starting out or developing your career. You will join an international group of creative artists, and through practical projects you will experiment and develop your ideas following Central Saint Martins creative approach to fashion study...

Taught by: Dominique L'Olive.

Description


Drawing and painting are essential skills for textile designers, and this course will help you develop the techniques you need to create exciting textile, surface and fabric designs, whether you are starting out or developing your career. You will join an international group of creative artists, and through practical projects you will experiment and develop your ideas following Central Saint Martins creative approach to fashion study.



Topics covered:

  • Completing meaningful visual research
  • Designing Patterns
  • Painting on Fabric
  • Creating Textile Prints
  • Stamps and Stencils
  • Painting on Fabric
  • Flower and leaf motif
  • Developing a Textile Design
  • Designing a collection


This course was excellent! The once a week live format is great and the weekly assignments kept me on task. Dominique is an excellent teacher. She has high standards and her expectations were made clear - in a very nice way. I have learned a lot and would definitely recommend the course to others.

- Marion, former student



Learning Outcomes:
By the end of the course you will have;

  • Developed confidence in hands-on textile design
  • Sourced and conducted visual research
  • Used a range of painting and drawing techniques to create textile prints
  • Understand how to develop a textile design from an intiial idea through to a finished concept
  • Produced a body of work that will contribute to a portfolio that can be used for the industry or to enter into further study



Who is Drawing and Painting for Fabric and Textile Design (Online) for
The course is perfect for new textile artists, interior designers, students (fine art, textiles or fashion) looking to bolster a portfolio, or anyone who wants to learn new skills with textiles.
Level: Beginner
Please note: This course is for people ages 18 and over.



About CSM Online Courses
Our online learning short courses allow you to experience Central Saint Martins wherever you are in the world. Additionally all CSM Online Short Courses include;

  • Live sessions with expert
  • Lesson recordings
  • Practical assignments
  • Group feedback
  • VLE with course content
  • Forums for support
  • 3 months online access
  • CSM Certificate upon completion

Further details about preparing for your online course, and the equipment you need, can be found here

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Tutor information

After completing a degree in Fashion Textiles at Central Saint Martins, Dominique L'Olive moved on to be a studio manager where she developed and created designs for the UK, Japan and the US. She has since worked with many different companies such as the V&A, Jigsaw, Style Council and Dorothy Perkins, producing a range of textile designs. Dominique currently works as a freelance textile and surface pattern designer and teaches on a range of textile courses at the University of the Arts London.


Materials

You will need the following materials to complete this course

  • AB, 2B, and 3B pencil
  • Paper scissors, and a scapel/ craft knife
  • Selection of acrylic paints, and watercolour inks
  • Selection of paintbrushes including one flat 4cm acrylic brush
  • Palette to mix paints and inks (well will be essential)
  • A3 sketch book

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
22/01/2018 - 26/02/2018Monday17:00 - 18:306 Weeks£199Available Online Add to Basket