First Fashion Folio Masterclass
Are you a fashion creative who needs to put together your first digital portfolio but you’re not sure where to begin or what to include?
Course Title: First Fashion Folio Masterclass
Course Level: Intermediate
This course is for fashion creatives who have already established basic design, Photoshop and Illustrator skills.
Cost Per Student: $2997
Duration: 8 weeks
Class Meetings Per Week: 2 (1 is optional)
Date: June 14 to August 9, 2021
Aftercare Support: Email and access to once-weekly "Ask Me Anything" meetings on the course content for the 3 months following the class.
Course Content (twirl down)
Phase 1: Welcome to the Zeitgeist!
Tap into the fashion industry and establish the four key pillars for making your portfolio relevant, unique, focused and cohesive.
Phase 2: Windows To Your World
In this phase you will identify and explore your critical concept. From here you can outline the content that best showcases you and your point-of-view.
Phase 3: Hands On
In this exciting step you will be presented with a number of stimulating challenges to develop non-digital work that will demonstrate your creativity and process. This is the key ingredient and building block for an outstanding portfolio.
Phase 4: Digital Concept Board
You will use the power of Photoshop to expertly portray the essence of your portfolio. This will demonstrate your ability to effectively communicate your ideas.
Phase 5: Capsule Captivation
Design a small (capsule) collection of garments and an accessory that ties into your theme and illustrates how your creativity will influence the future of fashion. Use our Fabric Finder to choose the right materials for the style and purpose of your designs. Add colorways, trims, and closures, and create a custom pattern. You will draw industry-standard stylized flats and a fashion figure, with movement and dimension, in Adobe Illustrator.
Phase 6: Finalize and Personalize
In this phase, you will use our Folio Wizard to design and implement the cohesive presentation of your First Fashion Folio that demonstrates your unique point-of-view and showcases your potential.
Phase 7: Digital Delivery
Show your work to the world! Create an online digital portfolio that can be easily accessed and viewed.