Fashion Design: Intensive

Fashion design students in class
Anders Birger

Fashion Design: Intensive

Fashion Design: Intensive

Fashion Design: Intensive

Fashion design student at work
Anders Birger

Fashion Design: Intensive

Fashion Design Short Course

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This two week intensive fashion design course has been designed to cover all the key elements of Introduction to Fashion Design alongside more advanced fashion design and fashion drawing techniques. It provides an introduction to the principles of fashion design and concentrates on the development of ideas from well explored research...

Taught by: Carlyn McGuire, Ismail Erbil.

Description

This two week intensive fashion design course has been designed to cover all the key elements of Introduction to Fashion Design alongside more advanced fashion design and fashion drawing techniques. It provides an introduction to the principles of fashion design and concentrates on the development of ideas from well explored research.

The course will include:

  • Understanding the fashion design process
  • Developing mood boards
  • Fabric awareness
  • Basic figure fashion drawing techniques
  • Designing using model and draping techniques on the stand
  • Developing a colour palette through an awareness of current trends and predictions
  • Selecting appropriate fabrics for the market/designs developed
  • Communicating your design ideas in a creative and logical way
  • Discovering how to build a fashion collection that is well balanced and innovative
Level:

Beginners. You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.


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

Carlyn McGuire graduated from CSM in 2003 and has been teaching fashion design and media, textiles and print at foundation & degree level in colleges in London for over 10 years. Carlyn is currently an associate lecturer at LCF for the international school for the study of fashion and also delivers design workshops for BA Fashion design part-time.



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:

  • A3 layout pad
  • 2b Pencils
  • Fine black fibre tip pens
  • Glue stick
  • Magic marker or brush pen in the skin colour of your choice
  • Digital camera
  • Stainless steel pins
  • Fabric scissors
  • Paper scissors

These can be purchased from any good art shop/dressmaking 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
05/06/2017 - 16/06/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:3010 Days£875Available Lime Grove - W12 Add to Basket
26/06/2017 - 07/07/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:3010 Days£875Available Lime Grove - W12 Add to Basket
17/07/2017 - 28/07/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:3010 Days£875Available John Prince's St - W1G Add to Basket
07/08/2017 - 18/08/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:3010 Days£875Available John Prince's St - W1G Add to Basket
04/09/2017 - 15/09/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:3010 Days£875Available Lime Grove - W12 Add to Basket
11/12/2017 - 22/12/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:3010 Days£875Available Lime Grove - W12 Add to Basket
19/03/2018 - 29/03/2018Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:009 Days£875Available Lime Grove - W12 Add to Basket