Visuals for Fashion Summer School (Online)
This London College of Fashion Visuals for Fashion Online Study Abroad Summer School will help you to develop critical thinking in relation to fashion images and the importance of visual communication. Online Summer School runs 29 June – 17 July 2020.
This intensive online course will provide you with the skills you need to create a dynamic and distinctive portfolio, advance your visual communication and presentation techniques and discover your unique visual identity.
This course is suitable for all fashion students who wants to understand and develop a unique visual language. Regardless of your fashion direction, you will learn numerous techniques to collect, record, communicate and present information visually, using various media and platforms. Course assignments are specifically designed to be adaptable to each students preferred direction and different fashion specialisms.
During the course, we will address different aspects of visual communication for fashion, from initial sketching, fashion drawing, fashion illustration, creation of multifaceted mood boards and fashion collages to the creation of dynamic digital fashion visuals, moving images and animations. You will engage in creating a diverse choice of visuals and will undertake an exciting selection of tasks, including:
- fashion speed sketching
- fashion drawing
- fashion illustration
- creating mood boards and trend forecasting concept boards
- creating fashion and narrative collages
- creating branding visuals
You will explore many different traditional mediums (pencils, pens, colour pencils, promarkers, watercolours, ink and acrylic paint) and work across multiple platforms, completing your assignments both in a physical and a digital format. You will learn how to create moving images and videos for fashion, utilising a range of carefully selected user-friendly and freely available apps for your mobile phone or tablet.
The course will be delivered through a series of online classes/webinars to introduce assignments, explain tasks, demonstrate techniques and support opportunity to share your work by discussing your creative development with the tutor on an individual and group interactive basis. Extensive online resources will be provided, and the course will be accompanied by an online studio portfolio platform, for students to access relevant resources in their own time, share their work with their peers and upload their assignments.
Dates: 29 June - 17 July 2020
Time: 14:00 - 15:30 and 16:30 - 18:00
Duration: 3 weeks
Credit value: 3 US credits
Entry requirements: Minimum 2.5 GPA / Min IELTS score of 5.5 (or equivalent)
Live Course Sessions:
Live course sessions are available. All lectures will be recorded and available to view for up to three months after the end of the course. Any questions can be posted to the course dashboard at any time.
This is an intensive 3 week course. Students should expect to spend about 4 hours per day completing course related activities including video lectures, live tutorials, readings, forum discussion and assignments.
Materials and other requirements needed for the course:
- A notepad and pen
- Access to a computer and a good internet connection
- Microsoft Word
- PDF reader
This London College of Fashion Online Study Abroad Summer School is aimed at students needing to know more about fashion business and brand management. Online Summer School runs 29 June – 17 July 2020.