The course will introduce you to the fashion design and the processes it entails to develop new and different range of ideas.

You will have the opportunity to understand how trends come about and be able to carry out your own primary research. From this you will create a mood board/s to gain inspiration for style, pattern, colour and texture.

Aims of the course

The course is designed to help you explore your creativity and build on existing skills. The techniques developed will help you to confidently create your own designs. It will be delivered through a mixture practical exercises, tutor demonstrations and individual projects. We will provide you with opportunities that will allow you to explore, develop and test your creativity.

Unit Breakdown

The course includes:

Creating a fashion illustration

Developing your visual literacy

Exploring different media and techniques

understanding concepts and ideas

Developing your drawing style

Exploring colour palettes

Assessment Method

You will received tutorials and will be assessed by the tutor.

Progression Opportunities

Successful completion of this course, can lead to our higher level courses.

Career Options

Work towards a career in fashion designer

Entry Requirements

This is a short course in fashion Illustration, you should have an interest in the area but no previous experience is needed.


You will have access to a dedicated fashion studio. However to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following to your class:


A range of pencils (H, 2H, B, 2B, 4B, 6B), pencil crayons,

camera or phone with camera

water colour paints or pencils

and any further media you may wish to work with.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.



Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 10 weeks
Start Date 23/02/2017
End Date 11/05/2017

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £600 p/ year
24+ £600 p/ year
International £2,180 p/ year


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