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Push your creativity while building on time-tested principles of design and craft. Fashion courses at MassArt offer an opportunity for students to learn the fundamentals of fashion design in one of the oldest and most respected fashion programs in the country.

This course will provide a solid foundation in the digital skills used in the fashion industry to create the “fashion plates” that introduce a line or collection. Through hands-on projects, students learn how to use Photoshop and Illustrator to design presentation boards and fashion collections in flats. This is the … Read more

Start Date

05/23

Meeting Day

Mondays and Wednesdays

End Date

07/11

Faculty

Meg Young

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

Digital Tools for Fashion Design

This course introduces illustration methods for the fashion designer and creative professional.  Demonstrations and exercises cover basic anatomy to the analysis of fashion figures.  Stylized drawing skills, composition layout techniques and industry flat sketches are taught, along with methods of critique and the editing process of designer collections. Students illustrate … Read more

Start Date

05/24

Meeting Day

Tuesday and Thursday

End Date

07/07

Faculty

Andy Chan

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

Students will learn how to construct a basic pair of pants from measurements to muslin. We will also build sampler file with seam techniques, pockets, fly finishes, and a style library. Prerequisite: Completion of a basic sewing course or equivalent.

Start Date

05/25

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

07/06

Faculty

David J. Bermingham

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

1.5

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Everyone knows that accessories make the outfit and constitute a major part of the fashion industry. Explore handbag design as a specialization. Topics and projects include a brief history of the handbag, researching present trends, and creating designs. Using industry standards, students design and construct a clutch, soft shoulder, and … Read more

Start Date

07/11

Meeting Day

Monday and Wednesday

End Date

08/17

Faculty

Kristen Lombardi

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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This course introduces illustration methods for the fashion designer and creative professional.  Demonstrations and exercises cover basic anatomy to the analysis of fashion figures.  Stylized drawing skills, composition layout techniques and industry flat sketches are taught, along with methods of critique and the editing process of designer collections. Students illustrate … Read more

Start Date

07/12

Meeting Day

Tuesdays and Thursdays

End Date

08/18

Faculty

Andy Chan

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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