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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.

 

 

Garment Forms

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Fashion Design | 0 comments

Garment Forms

Creating the illusion of form within an illustration requires a variety of color values. Generally speaking, a form will have a light value, known as a tint, a mid-tone value, and a darker value, known as a shade, to create the shadow. Within Adobe Illustrator this is accomplished using a various tools such as the Gradient Tool and the Gradient Mesh Tool. Use the following tutorial to transform a color pencil drawing into an illustration in Adobe Illustrator.      Garment Form...

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Christian Dior

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Fashion Design, FattaCast™ | 0 comments

Christian Dior

By the late 1940’s Christian Dior was the premiere fashion designer in Europe launching his first collection when he was 42. Born in Normandy, France in 1905 by a wealthy fertilizer manufacturer, his family moved to Paris when he was 5 years old. As an artistic young boy he often sold his drawings on the street and when he was older he opened an art gallery that his father bought for him. Christian Dior’s “New Look” gave prominence to cinched waists, calf-length full skirts, and rounded shoulders. The splendor and luxuriance of his...

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1960s Fashion

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in Fashion Design | 0 comments

1960s Fashion

During the 1960’s a variety of different trends emerged that broke many of the fashion traditions of the time. The early part of the decade reflected the elegance Americans perceived in First Lady Jackie Kennedy, suits, full skirted evening gowns, close fitting waists, and simple geometric dresses were the designs of the time. While the early part of the decade still reflected the conservative style of the decade before, the later part of the decade would come to mirror the social movements of the time with bright colors, mismatched...

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Fashion Final

Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in Fashion Design | 0 comments

Fashion Final

The final exam is comprised of 2 parts; your Final Project and your finished Google Portfolio. Your Final Project will count for 80% of your final exam grade, and the portfolio will count as 20%. For the Final Project you are to create 2 fashion designs that are inspired from a mood board you are to create. The final fashion figures will be colored with marker or colored pencil to show the form of the fabric as well as any patterns or textures. The designs can be inspired from any theme, topic or fashion era you like provided the designs...

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Paper Dolls

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in Fashion Design, FattaCast™ | 0 comments

Paper Dolls

Paper dolls have been have been around for almost two hundred years as an inexpensive children’s toy. The paper doll figures are generally made from heavy card stock or board depicting a person with a body or bathing suit so that other pieces of clothing can be placed on it. The separate cloths are usually held onto the figure using tabs as shown below. Below are samples of different paper dolls throughout the years. Study the format of the samples and use the tutorials to construct a laminated paper doll. Creating a Paper Doll    ...

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Home Work

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Computer Art Graphics, Fashion Design, FattaCast™, Graphic Arts & Design | 0 comments

Home Work

The following procedures have been established for students who are out of school for extended periods of time. Follow the directions below to create an Adobe account and download a one month free trial of Adobe Illustrator for you home computer. After downloading the software you can begin completing the assignments featured on your classes’ site picking up where you left off in the classroom. Email Mr. Fatta at louis.fatta@ecsdm.org to notify him that you’ve successfully downloaded the software and are ready to begin.  ...

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Job Search

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Computer Art Graphics, Fashion Design, FattaCast™, Featured Pages, Graphic Arts & Design | 0 comments

Job Search

The following links are job search engines that will help to find a job in the Middletown area. When applying for a position it is good to to dress nice, cover tattoos, remove excessive piercings, carry a bider or a folder, bring a recent resume, a list of references, a printout of the job listing, and request an application that you will fill it out at home. Remember the name of the person you spoke to so when you return you can request to speak with them again. Good luck. As the world’s #1 job site, with over 150 million unique...

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Fashion Figure

Posted by on Aug 24, 2014 in Fashion Design | 0 comments

Fashion Figure

Aim: In relation to the human figure what does the term porportion mean? How are the porportions for the fashion figure different than the proportions for realistic figure? How many human heads can fit in a realistic human figure? How many can fit in a model figure, how many in an elongated or stylized fasion figure?     Choose a Croquis… ..trace the figure lightly …the finished trace… …gather sample graments… …lightly sketch the garment… …erase unwanted lines darken lines…...

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Fashion Features

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Fashion Design | 0 comments

Fashion Features

Using the laminated graphics create a series of sketches of each for the features on a separate page in your sketchbook. Study the use of shape, line, and value used to render the images and practice them several times. After your confident, and can draw them well, add them to each of the fashion figures your created so far.                                                          ...

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Color Harmony Explorer

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Computer Art Graphics, Fashion Design, FattaCast™ | 0 comments

Color Harmony Explorer

Find seven designs on the Internet and save them into your Fatta Pictures folder. Open the Color Explorer by clicking the image to the left. Upload images to the Color Explorer to reveal the color harmony evident in the picture.       ColorExplorer                ...

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