Smithtown Township Arts Council’s Styled to Rock Fashion Classes

Styled to Rock Summer 2014Styled to Rock! Join our edgy rock and roll design team to create fashion-forward looks for a pop star celebrity icon! Each of the fashion design workshops will allow you to gain a taste of real life experience in the design room. Each workshop will focus on one of the four processes of fashion design development: fashion research, illustration, technical flats, and construction techniques. These workshops are upbeat, high-energy and fun! We will incorporate students’ interests in music, media and current scene trends in each workshop. So take one to immerse yourself in one design aspect or take all four to complete your fashion-forward look.
With a degree in fashion design from the Fashion Institute of Technology, Missy has experience working as a designer for 3 years on 7th avenue for the popular and trendy woman’s fashion company Rampage. She is a certified educator teaching on Long Island.

For Ages 10 – 13

Workshop 1- Fashion Research Mood Boards Saturday, Oct. 4 Students will discover the many different research engines critical for following fashion trends in an ever changing creative market. Developing their eye for fashion forward design and learning the necessary ingredients to design a trendy fashion line. Students will design their own mood board.

Workshop 2– Fashion Trends in Illustration Saturday, Oct. 11 Students will be exposed to current fashion design artists and the many different ways to express a fashion design through art & illustration. Each student will develop a fashion sketchbook.

Workshop 3– Technical Flats & Pattern Making Saturday, Oct. 18 Students will focus on the critical technical side of how a designer turns an illustration or sketch in to a technical tool for constructing a garment in real life. Students will illustrate their own fashion design technical flat and pattern.

Workshop 4– Garment Construction Techniques Saturday, Oct. 25 Four different garment reconstruction techniques will be taught to students: dip dye, stencil print, embellishment, and reconstruction. Students will design and construct their own fashion forward look using one of the four garment construction techniques. Additionally students who have taken prior workshops will be guided by the instructor to incorporate their prior knowledge of the four process of fashion design to build on their fashion forward look.
Each workshop runs from 12:15 to 4:15 pm. Class fee $64 each.

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Author: Lynda LaCour

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