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Starting Out is an online programme of events to help you prepare for your virtual degree show and embark on your creative career during uncertain times.
The series of industry-led webinars, online workshops and one-to-one advice will empower you to: use your creative strengths; be proactive and enterprising; positively navigate change; and communicate your abilities in a way that helps you to stand out from the crowd.
See upcoming webinars
Visual merchandising trends in modern retail - Sarah Manning
Join Sarah Manning as she takes a look at the modern consumer profile and how brands can best engage with the consumer through interactive retail experiences - 26 May, 12pm.
Starting a fashion label – Toby Meadows
Join Toby Meadows, founder and director of TNM Consultancy and International best-selling author of How to Set up & Run a Fashion Label as he guides you through some of the essentials of taking the leap to starting a fashion enterprise of your own - Postponed until further notice.
The changing face of the fashion industry - Alison Lowe MBE
Join Alison Lowe MBE as she discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the fashion industry - 7 May, 12pm.
Magazine creative direction - Giulio Mazzarini
With the insight of industry expert and short courses tutor Giulio Mazzarini, we’re delving into magazine creative direction.
People's Masks - Laura Baker
Join Central Saint Martins print and textiles specialist Laura Baker who will demonstrate how to make a basic cotton face mask. This webinar will be followed by live Q&A - 12 May, 12pm.
Where to begin with interpreting art - Theo Carnegy Tan
When it comes to interpreting art it can be hard to know where to start – we've asked industry expert Theo Carnegy Tan for his advice.
Charles II and the evolution of the suit – Amber Butchart
Join fashion historian Amber Butchart as she discusses the place of the Restoration king in the history of fashion, and the journey of recreating the suit in her TV series A Stitch in Time - 14 May, 12pm.
3D printed model making for designers - Theo Jones
Theo Jones shares his knowledge on the world of 3D design printing and its applications across the design and architectural sector.
How to become a fashion stylist
Putting together his advice for budding fashion stylists, industry expert John William, talks us through how you can get started.
What it takes to be an interior designer – Lyndall Fernie
We asked interior design expert and tutor Lyndall Fernie for her advice for those thinking of taking steps into an interior design career.
Learning all about natural beauty – Crystabel Riley
Join Crystabel Riley on a journey through her career as a Make-up Artist, taking a look at the different experiences that informed her unique approach to make-up artistry and a brief exploration into the ambiguity of the idea of 'natural' - 21 May, 12pm.
Creating professional Instagram posts - Robert Aldous
Join London College of Communications tutor, contemporary fine artist and digital media expert Robert Aldous as he guides you in how to create sleek and professional Instagram posts using Adobe Photoshop - 16 Sep, 12pm.