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Fall 2012

Fashion Merchandising Mgmt Courses:

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FBM225 - Fashion Illustration
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: An introduction to fashion illustration and portfolio development. Students learn foundation skills to design on the human form; fashion figure proportions, garment/fabric and garment details, color and basic rendering techniques, designer sketching and illustration and development of a garment collection. Students must provide their own supplies. Fall only.

Lecture: 2 hrs.
Lab: 2 hrs.

Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs):
Upon successful completion of this course as documented through writing, objective testing, case studies, laboratory practice, and/or classroom discussion, the student will be able to:
1.Demonstrate proficiency in producing drawings of basic fashion figure forms.
2.Compose model drawings including gesture, poses, torso, angles, balance lines, legs and arms.
3.Design fashion heads including full-front, three-quarter, profile, features, and hair.
4.Compile a sketchbook of images of all garments including details for men, women, and children's clothing.
5.Complete projects that demonstrate proficiency in basic rendering and color rendering techniques.
6.Produce drawings of knits, repeat patterns, flats and specs for all apparel categories.
7.Demonstrate an understanding of layout and composition.
8.Analyze designed garment for aesthetic and technical aspects.
9.Participate in group critiques and practice articulating responses to the fashion designs, descriptively using the elements and principles of design.
10.Complete a comprehensive semester portfolio that contains all graded assignments and projects, and all in-class assignments and projects. *
* This course objective has been identified as a student learning outcome that must be formally assessed as part of the Comprehensive Assessment Plan of the college. All faculty teaching this course must collect the required data and submit the required analysis and documentation at the conclusion of the semester to the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment.




Content Outline:
Week 1 Fashion Figure Proportions
Week 2 Basic Figure Forms
Week 3 Model Drawing
Week 4 Fashion Heads
Week 5 Drawing Men
Week 6 Drawing Children
Week 7 Garments and Garment Details
Week 8 Accessories
Week 9 Basic Rendering Techniques
Week 10 Color Rendering
Week 11 Drawing Knits Designer Sketching and Fashion Illustration
Week 12 Drawing Flats and Specs
Week 13 Layout
Week 14 Final Portfolio
Week 15 Final Portfolio




Effective Term: Fall 2011