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FIDARTS ARCHIVE A/W v.022 Commercial Fashion Illustration Course (Pre recorded)

FIDARTS ARCHIVE A/W v.022 Commercial Fashion Illustration Course (Pre recorded)

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Fidarts Commercial Fashion Illustration PRE RECORDED Online course is a brand new education programme, focussing on the artistic, financial and commercial side of fashion illustration, teaching techniques and methods of how to draw, design and earn a living. Fashion illustration is so important in the industry of fashion and social media, with the rise in technology and social media platforms, this space provides a crucial opportunity to elevate and promote your practice.

Who should consider this course?

This course is for all levels of fashion creatives, either in the field of fashion or with an interest in drawing fashion. We will be able to work from the ground up, developing the skills from an amateur to a high profile illustrator.

During this course you will learn a variety of techniques and processes, providing you with the tools to improve your fashion illustrations and build a robust online following.

Each session you will be shown various techniques involving both traditional and digital methods from ink, coloured pencil, fabric rendering and fashion proportions. The experienced collection of tutors will offer a variety of skills and abilities. 

Throughout the course you will develop a visual language and understand how to critique your work, helping you to own your vision and personal style. The course will open you up to new ways of working.


Course Details:

  • Understanding the role of the fashion artist/ illustrator
  • Finding and developing a visual style
  • Development of sketchbook
  • The role of social media and personal promotion
  • Where to share and promote work online
  • Development and construction of a portfolio
  • Building and enhancing styles and techniques
  • A better understanding of colour theory and colour mixing
  • Understanding composition and fashion form
  • Decoding collections and catwalks for LFW
  • Improving your knowledge of fashion and industry trends and looks

On this course you will receive the following:

  • Pre recorded online lectures by top industry professionals and a course leader
  • Learning outcomes provided by the course objectives
  • Pre recorded talks from Fashion Week and pre-recorded Crits.


Understanding the industry and building a sketchbook

  • Pre-recorded online course and talks
  • Lectures by top industry professionals and a course leader
  • Discussing learning outcomes for the course
  • Initial discussion on styles and approaches to fashion illustration
  • The history of fashion illustration
  • Project outline and expectations
  • Pre recorded Zoom talks from Fashion artists
  • Building and development of sketchbook for LFW shows

Exploring techniques and developing a personal style

  • Practicing different techniques 
  • Pre-recorded Talks with industry experts
  • Watch Pre recorded Zoom talks from Fashion course content
  • Building and development of sketchbook
  • Understanding trend forecasting
  • Decoding collections and catwalks
  • Experimenting with new media and technology
  • Project outline and expectations

Online and social media presence

  • Pre-recorded online course and lectures by top industry professionals on social media and online promotion
  • Understanding social media opportunities and engagement
  • Experimenting with new promotional techniques and platforms
  • Create promotional material
  • Pre-recorded Zoom talks from fashion industry
  • Building and development of sketchbook

Online and portfolio development

  • Self assess content created during course
  • Self-assess different promotional channels
  • Uploading of work online via social media, website, promotional space by student
  • Complete course

    Course lecturers 

    Patrick Morgan MA RCA PGC HE - Educator - Commercial Fashion illustrator / designer

    Connie Lim BA PGC HE - Educator - Commercial Fashion illustrator / designer

    Chris Gambrell - Master illustrator / Artist

    Kelly Bailey - Academic/ Fashion artist

    Poppy Waddilove - Fashion illustrator/ Live artist

    Martha Zmpounou - Royal Portrait/watercolour fashion artist

    Elly Azizian - Commercial fashion artist

    Kateryna Gorbenko - Art Director / Fashion Illustrator

    Richard Haines - Master Fashion Illustrator or

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