Course Description
Explore the basic principles of developing silhouette illustrations to fashion industry standards. Emphasis on heavy sketching practice, basic principles of proportion of the fashion figure and an introduction to color.
Instructor Bio
CYNTHIA PADILLA http://www.artinstructor.blogspot.com/ BA Art California State University, Los Angeles, graduate studies UCLA. Cynthia Padilla instructs all-media painting and drawing to prestigious universities, major museums, fine craft centers and art and nature societies internationally. Padilla enjoyed a 30+ year career in the fashion, applied arts and decorative design industries, sketching in museums and galleries, as well as plein air and street scenes across Europe and the Americas. Called to curate and juror exhibitions, for research and reviews, lectures and demos, and a travel leader on art tours and retreats worldwide. Padilla’s warm and encouraging style guides enthusiasts of all levels to sketch and paint with confidence.
What you will learn ...
  1. Assess the realistic figure as opposed to the elongated fashion figure
  2. Focus on fashion poses
  3. Learn basic building blocks of the fashion figure for men, women and teen.
  4. Understand proportions including hands in fashion, Feet and shoes, Face, makeup and hair
  5. Introduction to color mediums and techniques.

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Textbook Information
Most classes do not require a textbook but you can check the course syllabi for other needed information.
Other Information
Fee: $129
Hours: 21