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Fabrics 101

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Designing a collection starts with fabric knowledge. Learn how to identify different types of fabric, their uses, and properties and how these affect your designs. We will discuss wholesale and retail fabric purchasing and trends. Please Note: Check room postings in the lobby of Marvin Feldman Center (27th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue), by...

Tuesday Mar 24th, 6pm - 9pm

Beginner's Fashion Drawing Studio

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Learn the basics of drawing  fashion figures using photo references in this studio designed to teach novices line drawing. Progress from drawing real-world male and female body proportions to stylized fashion figures. Figure proportion, poses, faces, hands, feet, and basic garment shapes and details are covered with simple exercises. Includes...

Saturday Feb 8th, 2pm - 6pm

  (3 sessions)
$180

3 sessions

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Live Fashion Drawing and Moodboard Creation

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Experienced artists rediscover your drawing passion.  Sketch male and female fashion models in a variety of media. Create a moodboard to explore and further develop your personal artistic expression and your enthusiasm for fashion. Experience live demos and visual references to stimulate your creativity. This studio is particularly refreshing...

Sunday Feb 9th, 12pm - 6pm

  (2 sessions)
$180

2 sessions

Drawing for Accessory Design Studio

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Learn to draw a variety of bags, belts and shoes using photo references and actual accessories. Demonstrations illustrate how to design from inspiration.  Develop the techniques to render a variety of fabrics and leather variations and hardware details in your sketches. Open to beginners as well as experienced students and professionals from...

Sunday Mar 15th, 2pm - 6pm

  (3 sessions)
$180

3 sessions

Ethical Fashion I

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Gain a deeper understanding of current ethical fashion best practices. Designers, product developers, researchers, anyone in the business of fashion—learn to recognize, evaluate, and implement aspects of sustainable and ethical fashion, from fiber to production This course also provides an introduction to fair trade, the support of endangered crafts,...

Saturday Feb 22nd, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$240

2 sessions

Illustrator for Apparel Technical Designers

at 383 Design Studio - Chelsea 116 W 23rd St 5th Floor, New York, New York 10011

In today's fashion industry, it is as important for a Technical Designer to know Adobe Illustrator as it is for an Apparel Designer. However, there are some differences in how a TD will use the program. This class will teach you the basics as well as tasks specific to a technical designer's job! Learn the basics of Illustrator, how to draw...

Saturday Feb 15th, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Fashion Design: From Sketching to Moodboards

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Full Course Name: Introductory Fashion Design: From Sketching to Moodboards This course combines the fundamentals of the fashion design process with honing your ability to create "from the wellspring" of the internal you. Learn to create garments based on your personal aesthetic rather than on the traditional process of creating fashion from...

Saturday Feb 29th, 9:30am - 1:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$450

5 sessions

Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 2

at 383 Design Studio

Do you need an Illustrator refresher, need to brush up on your Illustrator skills, learn timesaving tips or just learn more about using the program for fashion design? Then, this class is for YOU! Take your Illustrator skills to the next level with our Level 2 class which builds on the skills learned in Level 1. You'll also learn timesaving tips...

Saturday Feb 29th, 9:30am - 4pm

Costume Design: Theory and Practice

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

This program covers methods used by costume designers to create and allocate costumes for all the different facets of the entertainment industry. Both creative innovation and practical responsibilities are covered, along with the importance of collaboration and support teams. Class exercises include breaking down a short script to determine costume...

Saturday Feb 8th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$300

4 sessions

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The Great Fashion Designers

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Working in the renowned costume collection of The Museum at FIT, gain insight into the most influential historical designers through the actual examination of priceless garments. Discover how important fashion trends influence lifestyle and dressing. Gain a greater understanding of important designer trademarks and their ongoing influences. Note:...

Wednesday Feb 26th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm

  (3 sessions)
$225

3 sessions

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Costume Design: Life Drawing Basics for Costume Design

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

If costume designing is your passion, you must develop an ability to draw real people—thin, short, tall. Actors and characters come in all shapes and sizes. Learn to express your design concepts through real-world drawing techniques using live models. Work with a variety of art materials—charcoal, markers, pencil, watercolor, acrylics, pen and...

Wednesday Mar 18th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$375

5 sessions

Sandal & Accessory Embroidery

at sand by saya - Midtown 37 West 39th St #903, New York, New York 10018

Learn all about embroidery and accessory design from the award winning shoes & accessory designer, Saya. You will get hands on experience hand-sewing a pair of sandals or accessories with a needle and learn how to make your very own pair from her. You have a choice of: Flip Flops (size 4 to 9) Ribbon necklace / Choker Brooch Key ring We...

Monday Jan 27th, 6pm - 8:30pm

The Great Costume Designers

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

It is an undisputed fact that the costume designer's role is the key to character recognition and definition as portrayed on film or on stage within a few minutes of viewing. What would Annie Hall, Holly Golightly, Eliza Doolittle, Gordan Gekko, or the Sugar Plum Fairy be without their clothes? Just as there are great fashion designers, there are...

Thursday Mar 5th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$300

4 sessions

Color Art and Design for Fashion-related Products

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Color is the Primary Customer Purchasing Motivator Designers and merchandisers embark on an 8-week certificate program that cultivates their ability to use color to increase sales with an understanding of consumer behavior. Work hands-on developing professional palettes to coordinate a collection and/or make confident merchandising decisions....

Tuesday Mar 10th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (16 sessions)
$1,500

16 sessions

Repurposed and Upcycled Design

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

As circularity becomes more business as usual, sustainable fashion entrepreneurs will want to build brands/products from existing materials. This class will delve into the opportunities and challenges of creating an upcycled brand or incorporating upcycled products. Please Note: Check room postings in the lobby of Marvin Feldman Center (27th Street...

Monday Mar 30th, 6:20pm - 9:10pm

  (4 sessions)
$240

4 sessions

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