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This program covers methods used by costume designers to create and allocate costumes for all the different facets of the entertainment industry. Both creative innovation and practical responsibilities are covered, along with the importance of collaboration and support teams. Class exercises include breaking down a short script to determine costume needs, how to create a costume plot, and how to build character closets.
Check room postings in the Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center lobby (7th Avenue at 27th Street), by security (please tell security where you're going. Bring your order form to show.), or call the day of class for locations: 212-217-8741 or 212-217-3334.
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Fashion Institute of Technology
227 W 27th St
Btwn W 27th & W 26th St
New York, New York 10001 Chelsea, Manhattan
227 W 27th St
Btwn W 27th & W 26th St
New York, New York 10001
If unsure of your room number, please visit the main security desk at the lobby of Marvin Feldman Center at 27th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue for Room Information.
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One of New York City’s premier public institutions, Fashion Institute of Technology is an internationally recognized college for design, fashion, art, communications, and business. We’re known for our rigorous, unique, and adaptable academic programming, experiential learning opportunities, academic...
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Learn the basics of drawing fashion figures using photo references in this studio designed to teach novices line drawing. Progress from drawing real-world male and female body proportions to stylized fashion figures. Figure proportion, poses, faces, hands, feet, and basic garment shapes and details are covered with simple exercises. Includes...
Saturday Mar 14th, 2pm - 6pm(3 sessions)
Designing a collection starts with fabric knowledge. Learn how to identify different types of fabric, their uses, and properties and how these affect your designs. We will discuss wholesale and retail fabric purchasing and trends. Please Note: Check room postings in the lobby of Marvin Feldman Center (27th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue), by...
Tuesday Mar 24th, 6pm - 9pm
Learn to draw a variety of bags, belts and shoes using photo references and actual accessories. Demonstrations illustrate how to design from inspiration. Develop the techniques to render a variety of fabrics and leather variations and hardware details in your sketches. Open to beginners as well as experienced students and professionals from...
Sunday Mar 15th, 2pm - 6pm(3 sessions)
Gain a deeper understanding of current ethical fashion best practices. Designers, product developers, researchers, anyone in the business of fashion—learn to recognize, evaluate, and implement aspects of sustainable and ethical fashion, from fiber to production This course also provides an introduction to fair trade, the support of endangered crafts,...
Saturday Feb 22nd, 10am - 5pm(2 sessions)
Do you need an Illustrator refresher, need to brush up on your Illustrator skills, learn timesaving tips or just learn more about using the program for fashion design? Then, this class is for YOU! Take your Illustrator skills to the next level with our Level 2 class which builds on the skills learned in Level 1. You'll also learn timesaving tips...
Saturday Feb 29th, 9:30am - 4pm
Full Course Name: Introductory Fashion Design: From Sketching to Moodboards This course combines the fundamentals of the fashion design process with honing your ability to create "from the wellspring" of the internal you. Learn to create garments based on your personal aesthetic rather than on the traditional process of creating fashion from...
Saturday Feb 29th, 9:30am - 1:30pm(5 sessions)
Working in the renowned costume collection of The Museum at FIT, gain insight into the most influential historical designers through the actual examination of priceless garments. Discover how important fashion trends influence lifestyle and dressing. Gain a greater understanding of important designer trademarks and their ongoing influences. Note:...
Wednesday Feb 26th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm(3 sessions)
If costume designing is your passion, you must develop an ability to draw real people—thin, short, tall. Actors and characters come in all shapes and sizes. Learn to express your design concepts through real-world drawing techniques using live models. Work with a variety of art materials—charcoal, markers, pencil, watercolor, acrylics, pen and...
Wednesday Mar 18th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(5 sessions)
In today's fashion industry, it is as important for a Technical Designer to know Adobe Illustrator as it is for an Apparel Designer. However, there are some differences in how a TD will use the program. This class will teach you the basics as well as tasks specific to a technical designer's job! Learn the basics of Illustrator, how to draw...
Saturday Apr 18th, 9:30am - 4:30pm
It is an undisputed fact that the costume designer's role is the key to character recognition and definition as portrayed on film or on stage within a few minutes of viewing. What would Annie Hall, Holly Golightly, Eliza Doolittle, Gordan Gekko, or the Sugar Plum Fairy be without their clothes? Just as there are great fashion designers, there are...
Thursday Mar 5th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
Color is the Primary Customer Purchasing Motivator Designers and merchandisers embark on an 8-week certificate program that cultivates their ability to use color to increase sales with an understanding of consumer behavior. Work hands-on developing professional palettes to coordinate a collection and/or make confident merchandising decisions....
Tuesday Mar 10th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(16 sessions)
Learn Today's Top Ten Design Motifs: Home, Events and Fashion Do your Roman concepts turn out Greek? Do you confuse Art Deco and Art Nouveau? Whether you're in apparel, accessories, or the home market, learn to identify and utilize historical design elements correctly. Program features lecture and visuals of important stylistic periods. Sharpen...
Tuesday Mar 10th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
Learn all about embroidery and accessory design from the award winning shoes & accessory designer, Saya. You will get hands on experience hand-sewing a pair of sandals or accessories with a needle and learn how to make your very own pair from her. You have a choice of: Flip Flops (size 4 to 9) Ribbon necklace / Choker Brooch Key ring We...
Monday Feb 24th, 12pm - 2:30pm
Insider’s Guide: Fashion Design Resources for Creating Designs and Making Samples Find out how fabrics and trim are sourced, how sketches turn into patterns, and how samples are executed. A close look at the ins and outs of getting design elements together is discussed. Next, tour local resources used by top designers,...
Saturday Apr 18th, 10am - 4pm(2 sessions)
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