Assignments

Fortuney: Focus on textile treatments. Students create one look
Write: Poem about pleating and repetition
Sketch: 6-10 looks using India inks with brush
Draping Technique: Pants / Tunic Top
Fabric Techniques: Twisting, stitching = use boiling water.   Smocking= stitching that stays.
Fabrics: three samples- silk, linen, light weight cotton with pleating and smocking and a final sample using the fabric of the garment.  NO SYNTHETICS
Portfolio piece (digital PDF and printed): Poem, sketch, fabric swatch, photograph of garment in action.

Mid Century Modern:  “The California Look”. Students create one look based on the inspiration from Mid Century CA design

Write: Design Philosophy
Sketch: 10 Flat Drawings of dresses with a fitted bodice and full skirt silhouette, or some variation.
Fabrics: Five Fabric samples – Crisp cotton, poplin, pique
Embellishments: block printing and or embroidery
Draping techniques: Fitted Bodice, Skirt – draped gathered or pleated.
Portfolio piece (digital PDF and printed): written statement, sketch, fabric swatch, photograph of garment in action.

Future Forward: experimental and techniques. Students create one look.
Write: scene from Science Fiction movie or play in which the garment appears / Moodboard.
Sketch:  3-d gestural sketch using wire / then translate in pencil
Fabrics: reflective fabrics / vinyl / mylar / led lights
Pattern Making:  Draping Magic – draping with paper and tape to develop a avant guard pattern.
Portfolio piece (digital PDF and printed): written statement, sketch, fabric swatch, photograph of garment in action.

Portfolio.  Student will create a portfolio of the three assignments.  A portfolio presents your work in the best light, and your best skills.

from each assignment Portfolio should include:

Creative writing piece
Illustrations
Swatches
photographs of each garment

You will meet Professor Lung Individually to review your portfolio during our final on June 6, 10:45-1:15.

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