Module 1: Design Foundation:
- Introduction to Design: :
Learn the basics of fashion, including its history, evolution, and key elements.
- Elements and Principles of Design:
Understand the fundamental elements and principles of design that are essential for creating successful fashion designs.
- Inspirations and Concepts:
Develop your creativity and learn how to generate ideas for your products.
- Visual Presentation – Themes and Boards:
Learn how to present your design ideas visually through mood boards and other visual aids.
- Color Theory:
Understand the basics of color theory and how to use color effectively in your designs.
- Creative thinking:
Learn how to generate and develop creative ideas for fashion designs.
Module 2: Fashion Illustration:
- Introduction to Female Anatomy:
Learn the basic proportions of the female figure and how to draw it accurately.
- Draping of garments on movement figure:
Learn how to drape garments on a fashion figure to create realistic and dynamic illustrations.
- Placement of motif, rendering:
Learn how to place motifs on your illustrations and render them using different media.
- Draping and rendering of dresses for party wear, office wear, casual wear:
Learn how to drape and render different types of dresses for different occasions.
- Study of Illustration of Indian designers:
Study the illustrations of Indian designers to learn their techniques and develop your own unique style.
- Collection and portfolio:
Develop a collection of fashion illustrations to showcase your skills and create a portfolio that you can use to apply for jobs or freelance work.
Module 3: Pattern making and garment construction – Women’s Indian Wear:
- Introduction to Pattern Making:
Learn the basics of pattern making, from taking body measurements to creating a basic blouse block.
- Blouse Designs:
Master the art of designing and constructing beautiful and flattering saree blouses in a variety of styles.
Learn how to design and construct a variety of Indian bottoms, including salwar, pants, and skirts.
- Apparel Designs:
Explore your creativity and design unique and stylish Indian apparel, such as kurtas, jackets, and capes.
- Construction Techniques:
Master the essential garment construction techniques, including stitching, drafting, and seam finishing.
- Business Skills:
Develop the business skills you need to succeed as a self-employed fashion designer, such as costing, marketing, and boutique set-up.
Module 4: Pattern making and garment construction -Women’s Indian Wedding Wear:
- Pattern Making for Wedding Dresses:
Learn the fundamentals of pattern making for various wedding dress styles, including lehengas, gowns, kurtas, and blouses.
- Lehenga Design:
Learn to design exquisite lehengas with intricate details, including embroidery and embellishments.
- Gown Design:
Discover the world of opulent gown design for Indian weddings, suitable for various ceremonies and receptions.
- Blouse Design:
Learn advanced blouse variation design techniques, including intricate patterns and backless designs.
- Ethnic Jumpsuit Creation:
Learn to design, cut, and tailor ethnic jumpsuits, incorporating traditional elements with modern styling.
- Bifurcated Garment Design:
Explore the art of designing and crafting bifurcated garments like palazzos and trousers.
Module 5: Pattern making and garment construction -Women’s Western Wear part 1:
- Introduction to Pattern Making:
Learn the basic concepts of pattern-making, essential tools, and equipment.
- Adult Bodice Block:
Create a basic sleeve block, learn dart manipulation techniques, and develop different tops.
- Skirt Block:
Create different skirt blocks and design and construct three unique skirt designs.
- Basic Torso:
Create a torso block, shift block, sheath block, and empire waist dresses. Explore style lines and learn to manipulate them to create different design variations.
Learn origami techniques and incorporate them into bodices and dresses.
- Garment Construction Technology/Stitching:
Learn basic hand and machine stitches, construction and draping techniques, and key garment components.
Module 6: Pattern making and garment construction: Women’s Western Wear part 2:
- Introduction to Bifurcate Concept:
Learn about bifurcate garments and their different styles and variations.
- Pattern Making/Basic Pant Block:
Create a basic pant block, which serves as the foundation for designing different pant styles.
Explore the unique characteristics of jeans and learn the techniques for creating a well-fitted and stylish pair of jeans.
- Pattern Making/Basic Corset:
Focus on pattern making techniques for corsets, a structured garment that accentuates the waistline.
- Pattern Making of Basic Coat Block:
Learn the techniques for pattern making a basic coat block, laying the foundation for constructing different coat styles.
- Jacket Block – 2 Inch Block:
Create a 2-inch jacket block, which serves as the starting point for designing various jacket styles.
Module 7: 2D Pattern Making:
- Introduction to Digital Pattern Making:
Learn the fundamentals of digital pattern making and the advantages of using 2D Pattern making software.
- Basic Tools:
Master the essential tools used in 2D pattern making, such as move, copy, cut, join, and other basic functions.
- Pattern Making of Basic Kurta Block:
Create a digital pattern for a basic kurta block, including key measurements, construction techniques, and how to interpret a basic bodice and sleeve block.
- Variations in Basic Kurta:
Modify the basic kurta pattern to achieve different kurta styles, such as Anarkali and full circular silhouettes.
- Grading of Bodice and Skirt Block:
Learn grading techniques specific to CAD pattern making to scale the bodice and skirt blocks to different sizes while maintaining proper proportions and fit.
- Creating Patterns of Dress Designs Provided by Students:
Apply pattern making skills to create digital patterns based on dress designs provided by students, encouraging creativity and individuality.
Module 8: Textile Design and Development:
- Introduction to Textiles:
Gain a deep understanding of the world of textiles, including the different types of fibers, fabrics, and construction techniques used in textile design.
- Motif Design and Pattern Development:
Learn how to create unique and captivating motifs and patterns using a variety of techniques, including hand drawing, sketching, printing, and dyeing.
- Print Development and Application:
Explore the world of digital printing and learn how to use software to create and apply prints to textiles with precision and creativity.
- Presentation/compilation of work:
Showcase your skills and creativity by compiling your best work into a portfolio that you can share with potential employers and clients.
Module 9: Digital fashion Illustrations:
- Introduction to Photoshop:
Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop software and its functionalities for fashion illustration.
- Fashion Figure Rendering and Draping:
Render realistic skin tones for fashion figures and drape garments onto them for a lifelike appearance.
- Introduction to Adobe Illustrator:
Learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator software and explore techniques for creating fashion logos and fashion figures.
- Construction and Detailing:
Construct flat sketches using Adobe Illustrator and create detailed illustrations of garments with attention to various design elements.
- Advanced Techniques:
Learn how to place fashion figures within captivating background effects and create banner and poster designs.
- Portfolio Development:
Learn how to create a comprehensive portfolio of fashion figures with visually appealing backgrounds.
Module 10: 3D Fashion Design:
- Introduction of Clo 3d:
Learn the basics of Clo3D software and its interface.
- How to use the interface:
Learn how to load an avatar, customize its appearance, and navigate in Clo3D.
- Learn Textures:
Learn how to apply textures, add colour, and prints to your garments.
Learn how to make animated videos, render images, and turntable images and animations.
Learn how to do finished edges, add embroidery, jewellery, buttons, zippers, and elastic.
Learn how to use holographic fabric, make sportswear, and fur garments, and add bows, buckles, cut work, and dupattas.
Module 11: Advanced 3D Fashion Design:
- Draping Garment Fashion:
Learn to create virtual garments that accurately simulate the draping and fitting of real fabrics.
- How to Do Makeup:
Apply virtual makeup to 3D models to enhance their virtual appearance.
- How to Accessorize:
Add accessories such as jewellery, belts, hats, and bags to enhance the overall look and style of virtual fashion designs.
- UV Mapping:
Learn efficient UV mapping techniques specifically tailored for garment models in Clo 3D.
- How to Do a Realistic 3D Jeans Render:
Create lifelike 3D renders of jeans, accurately representing denim fabric, applying textures, simulating natural wear and tear, and creating realistic lighting and shading effects.
- How to Make Pleats:
Create pleats in virtual garments, exploring different pleat styles and gaining knowledge on how to modify and control their appearance.
Module 12: Business communication and personality development:
- English Grammar and Communication:
Learn the fundamentals of English grammar and communication, including punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure.
- Professional Writing:
Develop your professional writing skills, including how to write clear and concise emails, reports, and other business documents.
- Interview Skills:
Learn how to ace job interviews, including how to prepare, answer common questions, and follow up afterwards.
- Presentation Techniques:
Develop your public speaking skills and learn how to deliver effective presentations.
- Soft Skills Development:
Learn essential soft skills such as goal setting, leadership qualities, communication in the digital age, and more.