This course is designed to introduce beginners to fashion drawing. For those with creative ideas, this is the opportunity to learn how to draw a model and present your fashion design ideas in the most effective way. The course covers principles of drawing fashion figures and explores the use of various colour media.
This course will cover:
This course is designed for:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to communicate their design ideas to a wide range of people, including colleagues and customers.
These are the materials required:
• Click pencil
• 2B pencil
• Black fineliner 0.4
• Copic Ciao Dual Nib Marker (barley beige or darker)
• Paper (A4 or A3)
Feel free to bring any colouring materials you'd like to use.
Participants will be emailed an RMIT Certificate of Participation after completion.
What is the difference between our Fashion Drawing and Fashion Illustration short courses?
Our Fashion Drawing course is for students who want to learn how to draw a figure and how to draw clothes on that figure in order to be able to communicate their design ideas. This is a key aspect of the design process and if you are planning to go on to study fashion you'll be doing lots of this type of figure drawing. This course is suitable for the complete beginner.
Our Fashion Illustration course (link below) is a more conceptual course where students learn how to use different rendering techniques to create the impression of a design in a more artistic style or like that would appear in a fashion magazine or in fashion media. This course would be good for someone who had some experience of drawing/painting and wanted to further develop their own illustrative style.
Working for 40 years and teaching since 1999 in both the fashion and costume disciplines continues to develop Tracy’s visual perceptions and draftsmanship in depicting the figure and costume. Her belief that two dimensional drawing and rendering for clothing is a key designer skill informs her research and practice.
Teaching at various schools and privately helps Tracy to develop lessons based on the physical dexterity required for illustration. Exposure to all kinds of drawing tools and drawing styles enables her students to discover their personal expression.Teaching creativity keeps Tracy engaged and fascinated with the mercurial nature of fashion and illustration.
"In a short period of time I feel like I gained many drawing skills and absolutely loved every minute of this class. This is what learning should be about."