Portfolio Development in Fashion and Textiles


This Folio Development course will be conducted by experienced RMIT practitioners with the express aim of enabling participants to document the 'ideas generation' process they have engaged in throughout this course. These four sessions will allow students to experiment in different media and in different aspects of Fashion and Textiles exploration. In addition, they will be presented with the skills required to graphically document this process.

Course content

  • Ideas generation
  • Developing a personal style
  • Communicating ideas
  • Colour/patterns/shape
  • Fabric/drape
  • Understanding 3D form
  • Exploration of ideas
  • Developing a collection
  • “Polishing” your portfolio
  • Graphic design enhancement with Photoshop/Illustrator

Ideal for

Year 11 and 12 students as well as mature-aged students aspiring to study Fashion and Textiles at RMIT or other institutes.

Important Information

Lots of the participants on this course are currently at school or recent school leavers looking to apply to accredited fashion and textiles courses. We also get attendees who are just wanting to 'put their toe in the water' and explore things from a very beginners point of view and that is fine. Or sometimes people attend who are applying for work in a creative field and either need a portfolio or have to do creative project work as part of the interview process. In this course you will experiment with mark-making, using colour, 3-d techniques and photoshop to communicate your ideas as well as exploring the development of your ideas, letting your curiosity and creativity lead you. Doesn't it sound great!

More information


Participants will acquire the skills and knowledge to develop their own personal style of 'ideas generation' and be able to graphically communicate their 'journey' in preparation for a course selection process.

Materials supplied


Materials to bring

Material requirements will be advised after enrolment. Please bring pen/pencil and notebook for note taking.


Participants will be emailed an RMIT Statement of Participation after completion of the course.

Additional notes


Printable course flyer

Available course dates

Saturday 05 May 2018

  • Code S350348
  • Start date 05.05.18
  • End date 26.05.18
  • Hours 24.00
  • Campus RMIT Brunswick
  • Fee $715.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Sat 05.05.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00
Sat 12.05.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00
Sat 19.05.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00
Sat 26.05.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00

Saturday 18 August 2018

  • Code S350348
  • Start date 18.08.18
  • End date 08.09.18
  • Hours 24.00
  • Campus RMIT Brunswick
  • Fee $715.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Sat 18.08.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00
Sat 25.08.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00
Sat 01.09.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00
Sat 08.09.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00

Saturday 06 October 2018

  • Code S350348
  • Start date 06.10.18
  • End date 27.10.18
  • Hours 24.00
  • Campus RMIT Brunswick
  • Fee $715.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Sat 06.10.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00
Sat 13.10.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00
Sat 20.10.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00
Sat 27.10.18 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00

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