Fashion Drawing and Illustration

Fashion Drawing and Illustration

Fashion Drawing and Illustration

Fashion Drawing and Illustration

Fashion Drawing and Illustration

This fashion drawing and illustration course will help you explore drawing styles and techniques in the context of fashion and develop your creative skills through the medium of fashion illustration.  We'll show you how to express your designs figuratively, and get your ideas on paper...

Taught by: Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald.

Description

This fashion drawing and illustration course will help you explore drawing styles and techniques in the context of fashion and develop your creative skills through the medium of fashion illustration.  We'll show you how to express your designs figuratively, and get your ideas on paper. You'll learn to draw a fashion figure, deconstruct and sketch garments, and seamlessly combine figures with clothing.  You will also study different methods of illustration and recording work in the context of fashion, and learn conventional and new media techniques.

The first week of the course will focus on fashion drawing.  The course will help you explore drawing styles and techniques in the context of fashion. We'll show you how to express your designs figuratively, and get your ideas on paper. You'll learn to draw a fashion figure, deconstruct and sketch garments, and seamlessly combine figures with clothing.

By the end of the week you will know the ins and outs of drawing throughout the design process, be able to communicate design ideas more freely and effectively, and have a collection of work for your portfolio.

The second week of the course will give you the chance to develop your ideas and creative skills through the medium of fashion illustration. You will study different methods of illustration and recording work in the context of fashion, and learn conventional and new media techniques. The idea is to find your own visual language and unlock your creativity through experimentation, from concept to completion. 

The course includes:

  • Drawing a fashion figure
  • Gesture, movement and pose
  • Drawing hands, faces and feet
  • Fashion silhouettes, cut and style of different garments
  • Drawing drapery and volume
  • Drawing flats
  • Sketching for fashion
  • Creating a fashion illustration 
  • Developing your visual vocabulary 
  • Exploring different media and techniques 
  • Interpreting concepts and ideas 
  • Importance of keeping a sketchbook 
  • Developing a personal drawing style 
  • Exploring colour palettes 
  • Understanding the wider role of fashion illustration


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

Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald has been teaching on a variety of drawing courses at LCF since 2003. She studied drawing, painting, print-making and sculpture in the Faculty of Fine Art at the University of Visual & Performing Arts in Belgrade, specialising in painting. She is a practicing illustrator and member of the Association of Illustrators and has had freelance commissions published online, in magazines, books, as advertisements and in corporate literature. She is passionate about the craft of drawing and she has a vast knowledge and expertise in utilising & experimenting with various media including charcoal, ink, watercolours, collage, markers, pastels, acrylics, oils & Photoshop. Over the years, Ana has devised and delivered Fashion Drawing workshops for various institutions, including Design Museum Drawing Fashion Exhibition, Fashion Space Gallery, Topolsky Century Gallery, Futureversity and numerous charities.


Materials

Basic materials will be provided, and during the first class you'll be advised regarding extra items you may wish to bring for your own use.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
29/08/2017 - 08/09/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:009 Days£895Available Lime Grove - W12 Add to Basket