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Fashion Design

Fashion Design focuses on drawing the fashion figure and creating design collections on paper. Various materials will be used, including: ink, professional markers, professional paper, and designs rendered with the computer. Projects will focus on the different categories of fashion such as evening wear, swimwear, tailoring, costume design, and sportswear, culminating in a portfolio of work.

 

 

Fashion Mood Boards

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, Fashion Design, FattaCast™ | 0 comments

Fashion Mood Boards

Mood boards or Inspiration boards are a way for the designer to establish a theme for their line of fashions, defining elements of color, color harmony, texture, and pattern. Designers can be inspired by a season, a culture, a place, or a a variety of things from their research. Study the Mood Board samples below and visit the pages they are linked too. Identify the overall theme of the work noticing elements of color, pattern, texture, and color harmony. Traducción Española   Mood Board Using Photoshop, create a mood board that you will...

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Oscar De La Renta

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in Fashion Design, FattaCast™, Studio | 0 comments

Oscar De La Renta

Oscar de la Renta is a celebrated fashion designer who’s known for his luxuriously styled designs that suited socialites, Hollywood celebrities, international elites as well as US first ladies including Jackie Kennedy, Betty Ford, Nancy Reagan, Laura and Barbara Bush, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama. Oscar was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1932 and traveled to Spain to study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid when he was 18 years old. He dreamed of becoming an abstract painter but fashion design quickly became his...

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Pixel Awards

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Animation, Computer Art Graphics, Fashion Design, FattaCast™, Featured Pages, Studio | 0 comments

Pixel Awards

Since 2015, the Pixel Awards have celebrated the artistic creations of the class and awarded the artists behind the work. In 2017  Third Annual Pixel Awards will celebrated the creation of art work and the artists behind the work. One Pixel Trophy will be awarded for Best Portfolio along with three Pixel Medals recognizing the achievements in different categories and subjects studied in each class. Here how it works. Use the portfolio rubric below to assess your art work and the overall presentation of your accomplishments. Prepare your...

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Color Harmony

Posted by on Dec 10, 2016 in Computer Art Graphics, Fashion Design, FattaCast™, Graphic Arts & Design | 0 comments

Color Harmony

Color harmony is the result of grouping colors together to create a mood or theme within the work. For example, an artist may use mostly blues and purples to create a cold or calming feeling within the design; blues, purples, and greens, especially bluish greens are known as cool colors. On the other hand, reds, oranges, and yellows are known as warm colors and they may be used to create a warm or more vibrant feeling. In both examples the colors are similar to each other and next each other on the color wheel; similar colors are called...

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House of Poiret

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Fashion Design | 0 comments

House of Poiret

Paul Poiret (1879-1944) took the fashion world by storm by designing un-corseted, loose-fitting kimono like garments that followed the natural contour of a woman’s body. At the age of 24 he established his very own fashion house in Paris in 1903. Born in poor neighborhood of Paris, his parents sent him to apprentice at an umbrella maker’s shop. As a young man Paul would begin sewing fabrics together to create fashion designs for his younger sister’s dolls. In his teens Paul would sketch and design continuously bringing his finished sketches...

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19th Century Fashion

Posted by on Oct 8, 2016 in Fashion Design | 0 comments

19th Century Fashion

Fashions from the 19th century are best known for their large bell shaped dress bottoms and high tight waist lines. The dress shapes where supported by undergarments; a corset was worn to squeeze the woman’s waist, a wire framed cage, called a crinoline, was worn to support the shape of the dress, and an undergarment known as a petticoat was also worn to support the outer shape. Analyze the image featured below, identify elements evident within the designs.   What are the some of the distinguishing characteristics of woman’s dress...

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House of Worth

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Fashion Design | 0 comments

House of Worth

Charles Frederic Worth was born in England in 1825 and became the premier fashion designer of Paris during the second half of the 1800’s. Worth is credited as being the first designer to establish a fashion house and has become known as the father of haute couture, or high fashion. A haute couture is known for creating intricately designed garments sewn meticulously by hand with the most expensive materials.   As a young man Worth began working with various textile merchants in London where he learned about fabrics and the business of fabric...

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Syllabus II

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Animation, Computer Art Graphics, Fashion Design, FattaCast™, Graphic Arts & Design | 0 comments

Syllabus II

Welcome to Mr. Fatta’s classroom website the featured site for students in Foundations in Media Arts, Advanced Graphic Arts & Design, and Fashion Design classes. Though they vary, the goals of each course are to gain a proficient understanding into the different art disciplines of art and expand student proficiency with using Elements and Principles of Art & Design to create artistic expressions and develop students’ individual style. A personal style will become evident as students build a body of work throughout the year...

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Fashion Sketchbook

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Fashion Design | 0 comments

Fashion Sketchbook

Fashion designers throughout the ages have kept fashion sketchbooks to record ideas and inspirations. Artists and designers alike keep an ongoing journal to practice their drawing skills, develop ideas and new lines of fashion, and show potential clients and employers sketches behind the work. Fashion students will need a sketchbook that they can use to sketch and draw in daily. A variety of sketchbooks are available at art supply stores and online. Some sketchbooks have the fashion figure already drawn very lightly on the page which saves...

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Fabric Forms

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Fashion Design | 0 comments

Fabric Forms

Garments create a variety of forms as a result of how the fabric is shaped or draped over the figure. Designers create form by applying principles of highlight and shadow and varying the value of color. Colors that change value gradually are referred to as gradients, with Adobe Illustrator’s Mesh Tool apply various dark and light values of color to assign highlight and shadow the the shape. Fine tune the gradients by dragging the mesh-point handles, create sharp and gradual value changes to render folds within the garment form....

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