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CEA Partner Institution: Santa Reparata International School of Art
Location: Florence, Italy
Primary Subject Area: Art History
Other Subject Area: Fashion Design
Instruction in: English
Course Code: ART 373 / FDES 3106
Course Details: Level 300
Recommended Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 90
Prerequisites: There are no pre-requisites for this course, though an artistic background is helpful.
This course will introduce students to the basic techniques of drawing, draping and sewing with constant individual help and always stimulating personal creativity. Students will learn how create fashion collections following their own fashion project development from the idea to the actual execution and presentation of the project. Students will learn technical skills such as sketching a fashion figure, sketching garments and how they fall on the body, learn how to use colouring media, such as markers, colour pencils, collage techniques etc. and at the same time learn how to organize a fashion collection. Field trips to museums like the Costume Gallery at the Pitti Palace and the Ferragamo Museum as well fashion/art exhibitions will be an important source of inspiration to develop personal projects.