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Shoe Design For Beginners

Shoe Design For Beginners Short Course

Course description

Shoes have always been an integral part of any fashion story, reflecting the influences and moods of the time. In this introductory course you will learn the fundamental shoe design techniques. You will be set a mini design project that will illustrate the interactive nature of footwear design and fashion.

Entry requirements: You must have basic understanding of spoken English due to the technicalities and processes of this course

Level: Beginners

More information can be found on the course here.

Clear, easy to understand lessons:

  • Our tutors will explain things in easy to understand, accessible English. If they need to use any special terminology they will make sure they explain what they mean.
  • New methods will be shown to students through live demonstrations, in a way thats crystal clear and easy to understand.
  • Experience life on campus
  • Network and share ideas with students from across the globe
  • Access the technology and materials relevant to your discipline
  • Shop in our college shops for any materials you might need
  • Ask questions of your tutor in real time
  • Receive feedback and critique on your assignments
  • Experience the many sights of London on your down time

A certificate of completion:

  • You've put the work in so we want to make sure you have something to show for it!
  • As long as you attend a minimum of 80% of your classes, we will provide you with a certificate of attendance.
  • We always recommend you attend all of the classes so that you get the most out of the experience!
  • Certificates are great to compliment your cv.

Available dates

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Details

Topics covered

  • an introduction to the last (the mould the shoe is formed around), heels and units and how these are drawn
  • the essential techniques used in drawing and designing different types of footwear- such as a variety of footwear including – high/mid and low heel pumps and sandals. Brogues, Loafer, boots and many more.
  • presentation techniques and bottom construction design including sock and sole
  • theory regarding the different upper materials and edge treatments that can be integrated into your design ideas
  • the various types of footwear and constructions used in the making process in the footwear industry

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • 1 inch roll of masking tape
  • A3 or A4 sketch pad
  • Pencil or Retractable Pencil and Rubber
  • A camera would be useful but not essential
  • Fineliner pen
  • Promarkers (a selection of colours)
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Glue stick

Meet the Tutor:

Shoes have always been an integral part of any fashion story, reflecting the influences and moods of the time. In this introductory course you will learn the fundamental shoe design techniques. You will be set a mini design project that will illustrate the interactive nature of footwear design and fashion.

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