COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Advanced Fashion Illustration
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 315
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course introduces fashion illustration from both a historical and contemporary perspective. It aims to develop on existing drawing skills by introducing advanced art materials, and a variety of drawing, painting and mixed media techniques for fashion illustration which students will use to develop more professional presentations.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to produce a complex illustration for use in the context of the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industries
  • Will be able to identify the main historical styles in fashion illustration
  • Will be able to successfully recreate a fashion figure, in a variety of poses.
  • Will be able to utilize a variety of techniques and media
  • Will be able to employ specific presentation techniques to professionally display designs
Course Description This course will build on existing skills to develop a more professional standard of fashion illustration. An introduction to the history of fashion illustration and contemporary practice will help students identify various styles, techniques, media, and illustrators. There will be a strong focus on drawing, and as exploration of various techniques and media including paint, collage, photography and computer aided design.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction / Brief History of Fashion Illustration / Preparatory Exercise Blackman, C., “100 Years of Fashion Illustration”, Laurnce King, London, (2007) pp8-11/ pp70-73 Mackrell, A., “An Illustrated History of Fashion: 500 years of fashion illustration”, Batsford, London, (1997)
2 Historical Techniques
3 Linear Techniques
4 Ink Techniques
5 Green Fashion Week
6 Paper Cut Techniques Strathmore Artist Papers (2016) “PAPER CUTTING: Introduction to Paper Cutting with Grace Hart - Part 1” Youtube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sl2WcHgoXE0
7 Marker Techniques
8 Advertising / Graphic Design / Packaging
9 Fashion Illustration Technique
10 Term Project – Identifying Subject Matter Creating Scenarios, Proportions, Pose and Posture Reigelman, N., “9 Heads : a guide to fashion drawing”, Prentice Hall, (2001)
11 Term Project – Illustration Drafting
12 Term Project – Identifying Techniques & Colour Schemes
13 Term Project – Rendering
14 Term Project – Rendering
15 Review of the Semester
16 Review of the Semester
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
2
60
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
9
2
18
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
2
9
Final Exams
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

X
2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

X
3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

X
7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

X
9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest