FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Textile and Fashion Design

FA 320 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Advanced Technical Illustration Techniques
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 320
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery Online
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Critical feedback
Jury
Application: Experiment / Laboratory / Workshop
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to introduce students to professional technical drawing techniques using Adobe Illustrator to create garments for various sectors. It tends to create customised colour palettes, recolour function, fabric rendering, pattern palettes, and custom brushes to recreate stitches and design details on garments using Adobe Illustrator.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to create professional technical drawing flats for various sectors within the fashion industry by using Adobe Illustrator
  • Will be able to create customised colour palettes
  • Will be able to utilise recolour functions to create design ranges in multiple colourways
  • Will be able to create customised fabric and pattern palettes to facilitate the professional presentation of their designs
  • Will be able to customise brushes and symbols to recreate stitches and design details on garments
  • Will be able to develop a comprehensive professional portfolio of work to industry standards
Course Description This course will build on existing skills in the Adobe Illustrator to create flat vector design drawings of garments and accessories for specification sheets and presentation boards for different sectors within the fashion industry. It will explore more complex tools, features and palettes specific to this program. A focus on proportion, shape and construction will help create professional drawings to an industry standard.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction/ Activewear Sports Details / Stitching, Toggles, Ties & Zippers
2 Activewear Concept / Colour Scheme / Graphics & Placement Prints Szkutnicka, B., “Technical Drawing for Fashion”. Laurence King Publishing (2010) / Adding colour, texture and pattern to technical drawing – p.46 – 50 Centner, m. & Vereker, F. “Fashion Designers Handbook for Adobe Illustrator”. John Wiley and Sons Ltd, UK (2011) / Chapter 3 Technical Drawing Burke, S., “Fashion Computing: Design Techniques And CAD”, Burke Publishing (2005) Chapter 5 Flats & Specs – p. 44 - 72
3 Activewear Drawing Technical Drawing Centner, m. & Vereker, F. “Fashion Designers Handbook for Adobe Illustrator”. John Wiley and Sons Ltd, UK (2011) / Chapter 3 Technical Drawing Burke, S., “Fashion Computing: Design Techniques And CAD”, Burke Publishing (2005) Chapter 5 Flats & Specs – p. 44 - 72
4 Activewear Colouring the Collection / Concept Presentation Burke, S., “Fashion Computing: Design Techniques And CAD”, Burke Publishing (2005) / Chapter 11 Design Presentations - P.122 - 152
5 Denim Concept Research / Development / Pattern Design Bowles, M. & Isaac, C. “Digital Textile Design” Laurence King Publishing (2009) / Chapter 3 Patterns and Repeats - P.87 - 120
6 Denim Surface Pattern Bowles, M. & Isaac, C. “Digital Textile Design” Laurence King Publishing (2009) / Chapter 3 Patterns and Repeats - P.87 - 120
7 Denim Coloring the Collection / Concept Presentation Burke, S., “Fashion Computing: Design Techniques And CAD”, Burke Publishing (2005) / Chapter 11 Design Presentations - P.122 - 152
8 Lingerie Concept Research / Stitching, fastenings, elastic, trims Apsan, R. (2006) The Lingerie Handbook. New York; Workman Publishing pp.50-51 /pp.88-89
9 Lingerie Colour Scheme / Detailed Fabric Drawing / Lace Apsan, R. (2006) The Lingerie Handbook. New York; Workman Publishing pp.50-51 /pp.88-89
10 Lingerie Creating a collection with product differentiation Apsan, R. (2006) The Lingerie Handbook. New York; Workman Publishing pp.50-51 /pp.88-89
11 Lingerie Board Presentation Burke, S., “Fashion Computing: Design Techniques And CAD”, Burke Publishing (2005) / Chapter 11 Design Presentations - P.122 - 152
12 Final Project - Concept Research & Development Wesen Bryant, M. & DeMers, D. (2006) The Spec Manual. New York, Fairchild Publications, Inc. / Chaper 2 Front and Back View Croquis Figures
13 Final Project - Drawing Fabrics Wesen Bryant, M. & DeMers, D. (2006) The Spec Manual. New York, Fairchild Publications, Inc.
14 Final Project - Garments Wesen Bryant, M. & DeMers, D. (2006) The Spec Manual. New York, Fairchild Publications, Inc.
15 Summation of the semester
16 Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Apsan, R. (2006) The Lingerie Handbook. New York; Workman Publishing ISBN-10: 0761143238

Burke, S., “Fashion Computing: Design Techniques And CAD”, Burke Publishing (2005) ISBN-13: 978-0958239134

Centner, m. & Vereker, F. “Fashion Designers Handbook for Adobe Illustrator”. John Wiley and Sons Ltd, UK (2011) ISBN:9781119954842

Szkutnicka, B., “Technical Drawing for Fashion”. Laurence King Publishing (2010) ISBN-13: 978-1856696180

Tallon, K., “Digital Fashion Illustration with Photoshop and Illustrator”, Batsford (2008) ISBN-13: 978-0713490589

Wesen Bryant, M. & DeMers, D. (2006) The Spec Manual. New York, Fairchild Publications, Inc. ISBN: 9781563673733

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
4
100
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
2
32
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
4
14
56
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
0
Final Exam
0
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

X
2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

X
3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

X
7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

X
9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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