Fashion Design: Draping and Experimenting in 3D

Fashion Design: Draping and Experimenting in 3D
Anders Birger

Fashion Design: Draping and Experimenting in 3D

Fashion design & textile short courses

This course is a follow-on from 'Introduction to Fashion Design' or for you if you've some design experience and wish to improve your skills. The course will help you develop your understanding of the principles of fashion design, with an emphasis on three-dimensional experimentation...

Taught by: Ismail Erbil.

Description

This course is a follow-on from 'Introduction to Fashion Design' or for you if you've some design experience and wish to improve your skills. The course will help you develop your understanding of the principles of fashion design, with an emphasis on three-dimensional experimentation. You'll work with fabric directly onto dress mannequins and your experimental ideas will then be developed onto paper. This course will help you consolidate your understanding of fashion design.

The course includes:

  • Development of primary and secondary research
  • Creating research sheets and mood boards
  • Colour and fabric selection
  • Draping on the mannequins using fabric
  • Experimental design analysis
  • Refining design ideas for your chosen market
  • Exploring different art media
  • Range planning

Level:

Intermediate. You should have completed the beginners level course or have equivalent experience.

Booking: 

Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Tutor information

Ismail Erbil was born in Turkey and moved to the UK to study at London College of Fashion. He graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2002 and since then, he has worked as a freelance designer and creative pattern cutter. He has worked with designers such as Hamish Morrow, Gavin Douglas, Bora Aksu, Marjan Perjoski, Easton Pearson, Luella and Alice Palmer and set up his own eponymous womenswear label in 2008, presenting his collections in London and New York. Ismail also works with private clients and his specialties include research, design development, fashion illustration and figure drawing, fashion marketing/promotion, final presentations and three-dimensional draping on mannequins.

Materials

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Digital camera
  • Fabrics (2-3 metres) to drape with
  • Paper scissors
  • Fabric scissors
  • A3 layout pad
  • Pencils
  • Fine black fibre tip pens
  • Glue stick
  • Magic marker or brush pen in your choice of skin tone (these can be purchased from any good art shop)

As part of your research you will be required to do some printing. Please bring a small amount of cash to the course on your first day to credit your printing account. It is unlikely you will need to spend more than £5.


Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
05/11/2016 - 26/11/2016Saturday10:00 - 16:304 Weeks£475Available Lime Grove - W12 Add to Basket
22/04/2017 - 13/05/2017Saturday10:00 - 16:304 Weeks£475Available Lime Grove - W12 Add to Basket