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Handbags: Fashion Drawing and Illustration (Online Short Course)

Handbags: Fashion Drawing and Illustration (Online Short Course)

College
London College of Fashion
Taught by
Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald

Description


This practical course will show you how to learn to draw and render handbags. You will learn to sketch and effortlessly put your designs onto a paper. You will learn how to draw variety of handbags 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 skills.

Topics:

  • Free hand handbag drawing
  • Different silhouettes
  • Drawing bags from different angles
  • Basic shading techniques
  • Highlighting with markers
  • Full colour marker rendering
  • Rendering leather, patent leather, suede, canvas etc.
  • Drawing details

"I really loved this course and thought Ana was an excellent tutor - very informative, inspirational and all round lovely."

- Katie, former student

"Ana was amazing! So talented and patient and humble. I didn't have any drawing background at all but she was very helpful!"

- Bina, former student

Outcomes


By the end of the course you will have

  • Develop the skills to draw and render handbags with confidence and effectively communicate and present your design ideas
  • Practiced and mastered a range of drawing and rendering techniques
  • Produced a body of work that can contribute to a fashion or illustration portfolio
  • Received personal feedback on your designs and progress from your tutor

Who Should Attend


This course will be excellent for seeking professional techniques from an industry expert for drawing and communicating handbag illustrations. You may be an aspiring fashion designer, illustrator, prospective fashion student, or simply looking to develop your drawing and illustration techniques for your own enjoyment.
Level: All levels welcome
Please note: This course is for learners aged 18 and over.

Why choose an LCF Online 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. Additionally all LCF Online Short Courses include;

  • Live sessions with expert
  • Lesson recordings
  • Practical assignments
  • Personal feedback
  • VLE with course content
  • Forums for support
  • 3 months online access
  • LCF Certificate upon completion
Further details about preparing for your online course, and the equipment you need, can be found here

Please note that all courses are taught in UK time. To check and compare times please click here
Please note that Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.

Tutor Description


Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald has been teaching on a variety of drawing, illustration and creative visual communication courses on different programmes at London College of Fashion since 2003. Ana has pioneered the delivery of practical fashion drawing and illustration courses via an online medium at LCF as well as teaching face-to-face courses.

Originally, she studied drawing, painting, print-making and sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Arts in Belgrade, specialising in painting. Ana is a member of Association of Illustrators and over the years she’s had freelance commissions published online, in magazines, books, as advertisements and in corporate literature. Her work was selected for the 'Best of British Illustration' in 2001 and exhibited at numerous venues abroad and in the UK including the Royal College of Art.

Ana has the unique experience of teaching drawing in all its stages and across different platforms; from the initial visual research and sketching stages to design development drawing, fashion drawing, fashion illustration, and CAD technical drawing and illustration line-ups, towards final portfolio realisation and presentation. She has a vast knowledge and expertise in utilising & experimenting with various media including pencils, charcoal, ink, watercolours, collage, markers, pastels, acrylics, oils, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Lectra Kaledo Style and various iPad applications for portable devices, including Adobe illustrator Draw and Adobe Photoshop Sketch.

Over the years, Ana has created and delivered numerous drawing, illustration, and creative visual communication analogue and digital courses and workshops for various institutions, museums and galleries in UK and abroad, including Victoria & Albert Museum, Design Museum, Royal Collection, Fashion Space Gallery, Clerkenwell Design Week, Sichuan Fine Art Institute, Chengdu College of Arts and Sciences, Sichuan University and Hubei Institute of Fine Arts.

Instagram: @ana.stankovicfitzgerald

Materials


Online Short Course Materials

To take part in the Online sessions you will need:

  • An up-to-date web browser (we recommend Firefox or Chrome)
  • The latest version of Java installed on your device
  • Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended)
  • Webcam
  • Strong Internet connection via WiFi or ethernet; 2G, 3G or 4G will not be sufficient
Course Specific Materials
  • Paper and pen to take notes during live sessions

Available dates