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Fashion Design (16-18 Year Olds)

Fashion Design (16-18 Year Olds)

London College of Fashion
Taught by
Abigail Jones, Tutor to be confirmed, Zoe Burt


This inspirational and practical fashion design course will immerse you in the world of the fashion designer and will help you understand how they undertake the fashion design process. You will be taught all about the fashion design process from research through to drawing, figure work, design and collage.

The course includes:

  • Design research
  • Colour and textile trends
  • Basic drawing skills
  • Life drawing using collage and mixed media
  • Fashion illustration techniques


Beginners. You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.


Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Tutor Description

Zoe Burt has created textile and fashion designs for many clients including No added Sugar, House of Fraser, Converse and MTV, selling textile designs in London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. She has led art projects at The South London Botanical Institute, ACE (the artists community exchange), Dulwich Picture Gallery, The Wandsworth Museum, Bankside Open Spaces Trust and Tate Modern, and with Up-BEAT - a Lambeth based community company devising a fashion project for performance and film.


In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • A3 layout pad
  • A camera (mobile phone cameras are acceptable)
  • Pens
  • Paint brushes
  • Pencils
  • Eraser
  • Pritt Stick
  • Paints (water colour, gouache and/or acrylic)
  • A bottle of black ink
  • Magazines (fashion related or other subjects)
  • A2 folio or folder to carry work home (we can make a folio from two pieces of card if required)

Available dates