Course Title: Identify design process for fashion designs
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2008
Course Code: MANU5377C
Course Title: Identify design process for fashion designs
School: 350T Fashion & Textiles
Campus: Brunswick Campus
Program: C5202 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology
Course Contact : Mandy Penton
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925202
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Nominal Hours: 40
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit covers the skills and knowledge to identify the elements and principles of the design process for fashion, including colour.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
LMTFD2005A Identify design process for fashion designs
1. Identify design process
1.1 Steps in responding to a brief are identified.
The unit applies to the identification of the elements and principles of design, and how they impact on the process of producing fashion items. It includes impact of colour on the design process in a production environment.
Details of Learning Activities
The course is integrated with LMTFD5011A Produce Fashion Illustrations to form a cluster called Fashion Design
This is a practical and theoretical class. You will be expected to attend, participate and complete each task to the required standard, to be eligible to be assessed and to continue with the next task.
As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times. You are reminded of the learning expectation that you will complete an equal amount of research time outside of class as you do in class to further you understanding and to be deemed competent in this course.
Introduction to course and equipment required. Discuss requirements of the Visual Diary. Introduce and discuss measurements of Fashion Figure Template (head to body ratio). Students to research pictures of hair and faces. Start drawing fashion figure head, basic styling / hair.
Wk 2 - 4
From fashion figure head, students will develop Fashion Figure Templates, based on the eight head / nine head ratio technique. Student’s to research fashion poses (pictures from magazines) Students to continue, to practice drawing faces.
Finalise Fashion Figure Templates, students to have front and back view templates. Colour theory. Painting Colour Harmonies. Paint examples of repeat patterns (yardage prints) using complementary pairs, cool and warm colours, neutrals.
Wk 6 - 7
Introduce Fashion Design Principles and Fashion Design Elements. Class exercise demonstrating Fashion Design Principles / Elements and how they relate with each other.
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week – Class Excursion (T.B.C.)
Trend Analysis. Students to identify current trends as featured in Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. Research is to include trend analysis board and a written analysis.
Using fashion figures as developed in class, students to draw garments (from Melbourne Spring Fashion Week) onto templates. Focus on fabric properties and drape on body (how garments mould and sit on the body).Further discuss fabric swatches and further develop rendering techniques (tonal and texture).
Using fashion figures as developed in class, students to draw own fashion designs (requirements of designs given in class), with a focus on fabric properties and drape on body (how garments mould and sit on the body). Further discussion of fabric swatches and further development of rendering techniques.
Wk 11 - 13
Fashion Illustrations drawing own designs (after approval) onto figures in movement; in preparation for illustrating in different media. Include background. Introduce layout and presentation of clothed fashion figures. Fashion Illustrations to be completed over school holidays.
Wk 14 - 17
Final Assessment Students will be given a brief outlining the requirements for their final assessment. Work must be developed and sighted in class.
Resubmission / Feedback
Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances this schedule is subject to change. Weekly outlines of topics to be covered and activities completed will be made available at the beginning of scheduled classes.
Stecker, Pamela, 1996, Fashion Design Manual, Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, South Melbourne
McKelvey, Kathryn, Fashion Source Book
McKelvey, Kathryn & Janine Munslow,Fashion Design: Process, Innovation & Practice, Blackewell
Essential Learning Resources students need to bring for all design subjects:
• A3 folio for handing in your work for assessment
• A3 plastic sleeves
• Selection of pencils: H, HB and 2B
• A3 cartridge paper or pad
• Blank layout pad for rough ideas
Overview of Assessment
You are expected to competently complete all practical class work in order for Design tasks to be assessable.
Information about the specific details of each task will be supplied to you at the beginning of scheduled classes.
1. Progress work – 50%
Ongoing practical tasks
2. Assignment – :50%
Simulated workplace fashion design task
TOTAL ---------------------------------------- 100%
Class work/ visual diary/ folio = 50%
Design theory report = 35%
Product development folio (Final Assessment) = 15%
A pass in each assessment will result in a grade for the student. Where a pass is achieved competency for that assessment is given. Where there are multiple assessments for a single competency the students must achieve competency (a pass) in each assessment to be deemed competent. Competency MUST be achieved in all assessments of the course for a graded result to be obtained.
Grade Mark Description
HD > = 80 High Distinction (Competency Achieved)
DI 70 - 79 Distinction (Competency Achieved)
CR 60 - 69 Credit (Competency Achieved)
PA 50 - 59 Pass (Competency Achieved)
NN < 50 Fail (Not Yet Competent)
CA Not Applicable Competency Achieved
NYC Not Applicable Not Yet Competent
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