FASHION DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION · ONLINE
Istituto Marangoni offers the exclusive opportunity to enroll to this 6-weeks online courses, to all potential participants, no matter where they are in the world. By attending this short course – with lessons delivered three days a week, in the late afternoon time slot – participants have the chance to start their learning of the basics of the most recent digital applications and tools that fashion companies and brands worldwide are adopting.
This short course is aimed at candidates who have previously studied fashion design or illustration, or who have adequate knowledge and proven professional experience in the field of fashion design. This short course is specifically designed to develop a contemporary fashion illustrator's knowledge and at the same time increase their ability to develop an individual and personal vision.
Participants acquire technical illustration skills and knowledge of an innovative application such as Procreate®, with all its potentialities and design tools; they will also improve their theoretical and technical approach, by developing self-sufficiency and confidence in their creative and professional abilities. The ultimate goal is to communicate an individual, innovative portfolio, containing illustrations that can fulfill the demands of the contemporary market.
The first week is based on the introduction to the fundamentals of digital fashion illustration, and what is required to create styles and translate them into a visual representation. Participants are introduced to Procreate®, the innovative app for illustrators.
Through practical lessons in drawing for fashion, the course introduces the analysis of the fundamental principles on which contemporary fashion illustration is based. The student has the opportunity to appreciate the importance of color and its meanings in order to make proper use of it.
Starting from the study of surfaces and materials, participants are introduced to the most modern coloring techniques with digital technologies. The goal is to achieve rendering effects that match the contemporary illustration style.
During this week, lessons focus on recognizing the concepts behind an image. Advanced digital illustration techniques allow students to deepen illustrative practices and to personalize their drawing.
At this point of the course, participants are able to apply a personal style to fashion illustration. The focus on trends and their analysis is both informative and inspiring throughout the lessons of the week.
At the end of the course, participants are able to create a Portfolio of illustrations with a great personal creative vision and communication suitable for social media. Students present their Portfolio to Tutors for the final feedback on the activities carried out during the course.