Related Links
Ref Books

Course Contents

• Sketches (quantity 60-70) • Painted designs (quantity 45-50) • Size: standard 12.5 x 12.5 inches (can vary after mini thesis) • Design Repeat options: Repeatable and non-repeatable • Colored Design Development: Manual or CAD

Course Synopsis

• This course explores the tactile and visual elements of materials creating surface pattern and texture on flat artwork for application in interior design, fashion and as installations. • The course aims to provide students with the opportunity to visualize interpret and draw their ideas which they develop in reflection of research. The major project must include/follow the following points: • May include one or more related items with the selected focus area • Must be individually produced by the candidate • Must be certified on the appropriate form by the Board of Studies as candidate’s original work • Must be completed by the student and supervising teacher as the student’s own work. • Must include supporting documentation • Theme/topic selection • Brain storming • Research and survey • Sketches and design development • Tracing • Technical drawings according to the selected techniques • Colour options and palette • Coloured design rendering with different techniques • Experiment with techniques, layouts and repeat styles • Design development (paper work) leading towards mini thesis and major thesis. • Large-scale layouts, research sources and current trending information are used to create original designs for the market.

Course Learning Outcomes

• Students explore the process of textile design and its relationship to the function of the finished product. • Students examine the fashion forecasting process, with an emphasis on textile development and color trends in the global and domestic markets. • A line of textile print concepts is developed based on research of markets, trends, and color. • Students learn to market their skills and pursue careers in the textile industry. • Through comprehensive portfolio analysis, students designs are critically evaluated and prepared for presentation to prospective employers and clients. • Emphasis is placed on the compatibility of fabrics and repeats to meet performance criteria and market acceptance

Textile repeats

View Now

Digital Textile Design

View Now

Lavender Field / Simple Floral / Abstract Painting Demonstration

View Now

The Art of Coffee Painting and Rendering Techniques

View Now

Book Title : Printed Textile Design
Author : Briggs- Goode, Amanda
Edition : 2013
Publisher : London: Laurence King publishing

Book Title : Animal Motifs in Asian Art: An Illustrated Guide to their Meanings and Aesthetics
Author : Ball, Katherine M
Edition : 2014
Publisher : New York: Dover Publications

Book Title : The Complete Photo Guide to Felting
Author : Lane,Rurh
Edition : 2012
Publisher : Creative Publishing international, 2012
View Now

Book Title : 2. Basics Textile Design 01 Sourcing Ideas: Researching Colour, Surface, Structure, Texture and Pattern
Author : Josephine Steed, Frances Stevenson
Edition :
Publisher :

Book Title : 6. The Textile Design Book: Understanding and Creating Patterns Using Texture, Shape, and Color (English and Swedish Edition)
Author : Karin Jerstorp (Author), Eva Kohlmark (Author)
Edition : December 31, 1899
Publisher :

Book Title : 8. William Morris Full-Color Patterns and Designs (Dover Pictorial Archive)
Author : William Morris
Edition : June 1, 1988
Publisher :

No Information Yet