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Fashion Design for Beginners

Nottingham Trent University
Course summary
10 weeks
291.67 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: 19/01/2021 18:00 - Nottingham
Last application: 19/01/2021
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Course description

Fashion Design for Beginners

On this course, you’ll learn how to create innovative fashion concepts, taking your designs from an initial idea and sketch to a developed collection of concepts and designs.

It’s a great first step if you want to explore the processes involved in designing clothes for yourself or for others, or are considering further studies in fashion or accessory design.

This course is delivered via practical studio activities and manageable homework assignments.

You’ll develop your idea generation and research skills, along with your technical skills in design, illustration and presentation.

There will be time for 1-2-1 feedback as well as group discussions and critiques.

On this course, you will:

  • find and evaluate new sources of creative inspiration
  • develop your approach to fashion concept development
  • research themes and trends and apply them to your work in an intelligent way
  • learn how to create contemporary fashion illustrations that have impact
  • experiment with draping to create new silhouettes
  • explore trends in pattern, print and textile design, and apply these to your work
  • produce a coherent collection of designs and present them in a professional way.

What will you gain?

By the end of the course, you’ll have a sketchbook and portfolio of new drawings and designs, plus photographs of your 3D work.

You’ll have an appreciation of the steps involved in fashion concept development, and the motivation to keep designing into the future.

Where you'll learn: You will be based in the School of Art and Design on the City Campus.

You will have access to an excellent range of facilities and equipment in the fashion studios, with industry-standard fashion tables, professional mannequins, and space to work on your hand-drawn designs.

You’ll also have access to our library to use outside of your short course; whilst you can’t reserve or take away books, you are welcome to use them as a resource for research and referencing.

Tutor Profile: Hannah Phipps is an experienced fashion designer with over 15 years in the industry.

Her wealth of knowledge spans the full design process, from concept to completed product.

Hannah is also an experienced short course tutor, bringing plenty of energy to her courses which makes for a positive, enjoyable learning environment.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Level: Beginner

Entry requirements: No previous design or drawing experience is required – just plenty of enthusiasm and the willingness to share ideas.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Ten weeks of quality tuition with an experienced tutor.

Certificate of attendance upon completion.

Indicative class size: 15

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