Fashion - Print, Style, Capture

Course description

During this course, you will explore fashion concepts: how research informs design ideas and translates into 2D patterns. This will allow you to develop an outfit, which you will then style with accessories and spend time with a professional photographer, capturing the best representation of your concept.

What will you study?

You will be introduced to a range of processes and abstract cutting techniques, and from you will develop ideas based on a given theme or concept. These will then be combined three-dimensionally to create your outfit.

Your tutors will work with you to give you an understanding of fabric, colour and form, and will teach you basic machine skills to enable you to realise your ideas. Once complete, you will consider the final ‘look’ of your outfit and propose ideas for hair, make-up and accessories. You will work with photography and styling tutors in a studio photo shoot. The culmination of the course will be an exhibition of your garments and imagery.

The other course we would like to offer will be digital print and CAD work, so much more computer-based. The outcome will produce a basic garment, but the work will involve less sewing.

Academic Status: 15 credits (7.5 ECTS / 3 US credits)
Faculty: Arts, Design and Media 
Dates:  Monday 17 July  - Friday 4 August 2023 (three weeks)
Venue: City Centre Campus (Parkside Building)
English language requirement: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent*
Academic Pre-requisites: Level 3 or equivalent
Fee: £2,200

* Students who are unable to demonstrate the required competence in the English language are welcome to attend the programme on a non-credit bearing basis. Upon successful completion of the programme you will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.