Arts University Bournemouth Summer Courses

Fashion Design & Styling Summer Course

4.8 excellent 3 opinions
Arts University Bournemouth Summer Courses
In Poole

£2,295
VAT exempt

Important information

Typology Short course
Location Poole
Duration 3 Weeks
Start 23/07/2019
  • Short course
  • Poole
  • Duration:
    3 Weeks
  • Start:
    23/07/2019
Description

Ideal for those who are considering further studies or a career in fashion, this course will introduce key concepts in fashion design and encourage you to develop your own fashion identity, to challenge assumptions, think unpredictably and reach surprising solutions.

Through a combination of experimental studio workshops, demonstrations and hands-on exercises, you will develop a creative and entrepreneurial outlook, and discover some of the fascinating new creative technology influencing fashion design and garment making. Delivered in our dedicated fashion studios you will experience the full fashion design process, starting with research, translation and drawing techniques, through to garment design and production. The course includes a day-trip to London and professional photoshoot of your finished fashion piece.

Facilities (1)
Where and when
Starts Location Timetable
23 Jul 2019
Poole
Wallisdown, BH12 5HH, Dorset, England
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24 July-10 August 2018
Starts 23 Jul 2019
Location
Poole
Wallisdown, BH12 5HH, Dorset, England
See map
Timetable 24 July-10 August 2018

Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

The course aims to: Provide extended practical sessions to develop your fashion design skills in a professional Higher Education setting. Develop your drawing, observational skills and aesthetic awareness in relation to fashion design. Develop your understanding of the key principles of fashion design and the importance of the research process. Enable you to develop your individual fashion identity through a series of exploratory and experimental workshops. Develop your ability to communicate your fashion design ideas confidently and effectively through oral presentations, sketches and written work. Enable you to explore industry standard fashion resources, developing your confidence and understanding of appropriate use of fashion equipment and best practice. Enhance your understanding of fashion analysis techniques; how to communicate visually and respond creatively to a brief. Enable you to produce a digital or physical fashion folio of work for future development or use at interview. Enhance your understanding of important historical, social and cultural issues related to fashion and their influence on contemporary fashion design. Develop your knowledge and understanding of the fashion industry as a collaborative production process and the specialist roles within this process (designer, stylist, fashion writer, merchandiser, buyer etc). Encourage your reflective skills through the critique of your own and others’ work, as well as through the critical study of key fashion concepts.

· Who is it intended for?

Ideal for those interested in fashion and design, aged 16+.

· Requirements

No qualifications are necessary, just an enthusiasm for the subject.

· Qualification

Certificate of Attendance.

· What marks this course apart?

Boost and create a stunning portfolio; Experience life on a specialist UK university campus; Help decide which area of the arts you may choose to study in the future. Add to your UCAS personal statement; Add extra CAS credits to IB qualification; Have a portfolio review; Option to attend an actual interview for Foundation or BA at AUB.

· What happens after requesting information?

The Summer Course team are happy to help if you have any questions or would like help with your booking.

Opinions

4.8
excellent
Course rating
100%
Recommended
4.7
excellent
Centre rating

Reviews on this course

A
Anna
5.0 07/07/2016
What I would highlight: I definitely see my drawing improved as I have been working a lot on my sketchbooks. Happily, I have been accepted for BA (Hons) Fashion whilst being here! My advice to future summer students? Be ready to listen to your tutors and open your mind!
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
F
Former student
5.0 20/03/2016
What I would highlight: I had some doubts before joining the university this summer. I wasn’t sure what it would be like and whether I would fit in. The most incredible thing has been sharing with people from around the world. I’ve made loads of friends and also shown me how much you can learn from other people.
What could be improved: No complaints.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Y
Yiming
4.5 14/03/2013
What I would highlight: Loved the fashion approach this course does. It was very practical, which was a good contrast to the initial course. It’s been my first time in Bournemouth and I really love it – there are a lot to do and the beaches are lovely.
What could be improved: Everything good.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course

Design
Drawing
Fashion Styling
Fashion design
3D
Draping
Sketching
Blogging and Advertising
Fashion trends
Professional Photoshoot

Course programme

Course highlights include:
  • Explore key concepts in fashion design and promotion
  • Develop your Fashion Portfolio
  • London Study trip: street style sketchbooks, visit fashion collections
  • Research workshops: 3D experimentation, colour palettes, fabric awareness
  • Fashion Illustration: Drawing the Fashion Figure
  • Practical workshops in draping, sketching, deconstructing garments, machine sewing
  • Introduction to the fashion industry including blogging and advertising
  • Create your own fashion piece
  • Develop your Fashion Identity
  • Professional photoshoot of your designed garment.
Ideal for those who are considering further studies or a career in fashion, this course will introduce key concepts in fashion design and encourage you to develop your own fashion identity, to challenge assumptions, think unpredictably and reach surprising solutions.

You will explore key concepts in fashion and have the opportunity to experiment with a wide range of fabrics and textile techniques. From sketchbook and fashion research through to understanding colour palettes, recording fashion shapes and understanding fabric manipulation, a series of practical workshops and inspirational study sessions will enhance your design knowledge, critical awareness and develop your fashion illustration skills.

Our tutors will show you how to translate your visual ideas using a variety of materials and professional fashion equipment including digital printing. With guidance from the tutors your work will culminate with the styling of a photo shoot with a makeup artist on hand in which to record a series of images for you to add to your portfolio or develop further.
The course includes a day-trip to London and professional photoshoot of your styled fashion look.

Additional information

This includes all teaching and materials, portfolio support and guidance, certificate of attendance.

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