If your passion is clothes, textiles, patterns, fabrics and you want to become either a fashion or textile designer, then this course is for you. If you want to be the next big name on the cat walk or lead a team of designers creating tomorrows must have fashion, this course will help you develop your own unique style. You will explore working with lots of materials and learn new processes and techniques to really enhance your creative mojo. From concepts to finished products you will enjoy working on this practical course, designed to boost your creative skills and show you the career opportunities. You’ll benefit from lots of guest lectures, workshops, educational visits, live projects and presentations.
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you love textiles, fashion, design and you are aiming to progress to university study and develop a career within the creative industry.
four GCSEs at grade C or 5, including English and mathematics.
to explore a wide range of materials, techniques and processes relevant to the textile industry, with the option to develop your own interests for different career opportunities within fashion and textiles. You will learn to develop your ideas and concepts through themed assignments which explore specialist skills such as production techniques, textile experimentation (sewing, fabric dying, printing, felt-making, knitting), surface pattern design and market research.
lots of variety, guest lectures and subject specialist teaching with access to specialist workshops, educational trips, live projects and presentations.
to have your own dedicated and purpose built studio space with access to excellent facilities, such as cutting tables, fitting stands, over lockers, sewing machines, silk screen printing tables. As well as access to other workshops in 3D, ceramics, printmaking, , Mac suite, animation and film.
University study and employment in the creative industry, there are up to 120 different careers and could include: painter, sculpture, illustrator, graphic designer, product designer, ceramicist, glass artist, textile designer, fashion designer, pattern cutter, fashion photographer, journalistic photographer, primary & secondary school teacher and many more
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