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Virtual ‘Research, Design and Collection Creation;’ Course (10 wks)
January 12 - March 23
Do you feel you have the practical skills to create millinery but struggle to come up with unique designs?
Do you want to stop just making and start designing?
Do you want to inject originality into your millinery and feel confident to create designs from your inspiration?
We can help you with this challenge, we will guide you through the steps you need to take to design and create your own collections. Here is an outline of what is covered
How to create meaningful visual research from Primary and Secondary sources
How to refine the research and question it
Week 1 -History of Hats and Fashion, Week 2 -Designers Past and Present and their work, Week 3- Trend Research and Interpretation
How to develop a theme/topic/trend/idea through exploration for the subject area both 2D and 3D
Week 4- Sketchbook: How to Collect to Inspire, Week 5 -Illustration for Creation (step by step) / how to draw hats, Week 6 -2D to 3D Exploration
How to translate the research and development into unique designs
How to refine design ideas into a cohesive collection and present it
Week 7- Collection development and colour theory, Week 8 – Refining and making your collection cohesive, Week 9 – Finalising your Collection, Week 10 – Sharing and reviewing your collection
You will gain the tools, skills, and ability to create your own unique collections. Moving you into the next level of millinery, whether you are a beginner or an established maker.
Get in touch with us Jenny@jrmillinery.co.uk