Diploma in Fashion Design
The Fuss About Fashion
This lesson focuses on the definition of fashion and touches on the role it plays in everyday life. In it, you will take a closer look at the role of the fashion designer and other career opportunities in the industry. The basics of drawing and illustration will be introduced and you will draw your first flat fashion sketch.
This lesson pays special attention to research and inspiration and the value it adds to the design process. The moodboard will make its appearance and you will be encouraged to create your own using all the tips and tricks discussed.
Delve Into Design
This lesson focuses on the design elements, their importance, and how a designer can apply these elements to their designs. The lesson will be filled with amazing examples of how these elements can improve design to make it a piece that truly stands out.
Finding Your Style
In this lesson you will learn all about style; from different clothing and fashion types to finding your own personal style. This fun exploration is the first step to owning your style and brand as a designer.
Drawing From Inspiration
This lesson builds on the basics of fashion drawing and illustration. Here you will learn how to bring your sketch to life with colour and rendering techniques. You will also be introduced to the fashion figure and how to dress that figure with your fabulous designs.
Get ready to explore all things material. This lesson focuses on the basics of textile theory with a fun experiment at the end of the lesson that will make you feel like a scientist.
For the Love of Patterns
Lesson 7 is a practical and fun lesson. You will be introduced to pattern making and the different equipment used to create patterns. You will also put pencil to paper and create some blocks to be sewn in the next lesson.
Ready, Steady, Sew
This lesson is also a fun and practical lesson where you will be introduced to the humble sewing machine and get to sew some basic seams.