Footwear: Fashion Drawing and Illustration (Online Short Course)
This practical course will show you how to learn to draw and render footwear. You will learn to sketch shoes and boots and effortlessly put your designs onto a paper. You will learn how to draw variety of footwear from different angles. The course will explore different techniques of using double sided art markers and colour pencils for successful marker rendering...
Taught by: Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald.
This practical course will show you how to learn to draw and render footwear. You will learn to sketch shoes and boots and effortlessly put your designs onto a paper. You will learn how to draw variety of footwear from different angles. The course will explore different techniques of using double sided art markers and colour pencils for successful marker rendering.
This course is suitable for absolute beginners and more experienced designers who would like to improve their existing figure drawing skills.
The course will address:
- Sketching shoes and boots
- Different footwear silhouettes
- Drawing footwear from different angles
- Basic shading techniques
- Highlighting with markers
- Full colour marker and colour pencil rendering
- Rendering leather, patent leather, suede, canvas, fur. lace etc.
By the end of the course you will develop the skills to draw and render footwear with confidence and effectively communicate and present your design ideas.
Why choose an LCF online learning short course?
Our online learning short courses allow you to experience London College of Fashion wherever you are in the world. The real-time chat sessions are fully interactive allowing you to communicate easily with the tutor at the same time as fellow students. You will participate in the live classes each week and you will undertake weekly assignments to be completed in your own time.
Please make sure you are available to participate in the live online chat sessions which are run to UK time.
All online learning courses include weekly chat sessions with your tutor and other students on the course, which are conducted through an interactive seminar (called Blackboard Collaborate). The chat sessions will include text and voice/video chat, as well as an opportunity to 'share' your tutor's desktop so that s/he can navigate you through websites, powerpoint presentations and other work. These sessions are essential to attend each week, so please check the times of the course when you book and take into account any local time differences.
You may also be required to undertake weekly assignments between sessions. These will be housed on our Workflow website, along with additional resources and discussion forums which can be used to interact with fellow students in between classes. You may be expected to dedicate between one - two hours a week to these self-study projects. A full technical specification is listed in 'Materials'.
Level: Beginners. This course is suitable for absolute beginners and more experienced designers who would like to improve their existing drawing skills.
Please book as early as possible. This will allow us enough time to provide you with login for the online short course learning software.
When making your booking do not tick the 'If you DO NOT hold a UK/EU/EEA passport click here' box as this is only relevant for classroom courses. If we send you an email telling you to present your passport to us, please ignore this email, as it does not apply to you.
If no dates are available for this course please 'Make an enquiry' using the link below and we will contact you when new dates are published.
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.
In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please have the following materials/equipment for the first class:
- Notepad and pen
In addition to the materials listed above, you will need:
- A recent computer with a recent operating system
- An up-to-date web browser. (It would be advisable to ensure you have access to two separate web browsers eg Safari and Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome and Internet Explorer)
- Microphone (a headset with microphone/headphones is recommended)
Finally, a good broadband connection is also recommended. (Mobile data 3G/4G or a mobile dongle might not provide sufficient bandwidth).