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FDES 3104 Fashion Illustration I
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 370 / FDES 3104
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.
Required Supplies: During orientation, students will receive a list of textbooks they are required to purchase. Students will be expected to provide their own supplies from a supply list. Instructors will supply the lists during the first week of classes. Students should not purchase any texts and/or supplies before orientation.
In the Fashion Illustration I course students learn how to create individual collections following their own fashion project. In order to express these projects students will learn technical skills such as sketching the fashion figure and drawing the drapery of garments as they fall on the human figure. Students will learn how to organize - color cards" and 'mood boards' in order to express - in a visual way - the feel and style of a collection. Special attention will be given to creative projects involving real garments in order to prepare and participate in the school fashion show at the end of the semester.