Online Course

ADVANCED
TECHNICAL DRAWING

Developed for those with design experience wanting to advance their skills.

This three-week online advanced technical drawing course is designed for those with experience in Photoshop and Illustrator, wanting to take their fashion technical design to the next level.  Learn how to efficiently render industry standard technical drawings. Create realistic interpretations of your designs for presentation purposes.  As well as accurate and detailed techpacks for your suppliers.

NEXT COURSE STARTS 2021

Updated Calendar to Follow…

DURATION: 3 Weeks
MODULES: 8
COST: R 5600

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The Course has started. Contact us at info@daf-academy.co.za for information on the next course.
Pay before 21 August to receive your

By clicking the apply button, you will be redirected to the short course application form.  When you submit the form, you will be redirected to the payment options.  Your options are, Snapscan, Payjustnow (3 months installment interest free), Payfast, EFT, and cash/card at DAF campus.

COURSE OUTLINE

The Computer-Aided Design course is broken into 8 two-hour lessons.  From Monday to Thursday.  You will be given daily tasks and homework assignments.

Lessons will take place on the e-learning platform of our Student Management System.  You will be provided with course notes, resources, and video tutorials.   We will conduct online sessions for additional assitance

Week One

  • Lesson One:
  • Introduction/Expectations and requirements. Stage 1 tutorial (outline and details).
  • Lesson Two:
  • Stage 2 tutorial (topstitching details and nuance lines).
  • Lesson Three:
  • Stage 3 tutorial (shadows and fills).
  • Lesson Four:
  • Stage 4 tutorial (buttons and buttonholes).

Week Two

  • Lesson Five:
  • Creating an industry standard tech-pack.
  • Lesson Six:
  • Create your own detailed technical drawing from an item of clothing in your cupboard.
  • Lesson Seven:
  • Complete your technical drawing (Stage 3 and 4).
  • Lesson Eight:
  • Tutorial on how to create your own Tech-pack.

YOUR COURSE CONVENER

Katy-Jane Huemer Design Academy of Fashion

Katy-Jane Huemer is a fashion designer and graphic artist.  During her final year of her 3-year diploma at Design Academy of Fashion, Katy-Jane was already gaining industry experience through freelancing with one of South Africa’s largest fashion retailers.  Katy-Jane continues to freelance for fashion suppliers, high-end brands, and major retailers. Ready to pass on her expert knowledge of industry-standard design.

COURSE OUTCOMES

At the end of this course you will receive a certificate of completion and be able to :

Create industry standard technical drawings.

Create realisitic fashion designs that promote and sell your concepts for presentation.

Deliver visually appealing digital designs.

Create accurate and sound techpacks to drive efficient communication between you and your supplier/manufacturer.

Efficiently create the necessary details to drive productivity.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

You will need a computer that meets Adobe software requirements and a good internet connection.

If you don’t already have an Adobe licence, we will add your e-mail details to the Design Academy of Fashion’s Adobe Console. You will receive an email from Adobe confirming your temporary account so that you may download the Photoshop & Illustrator.

Please check that your computer hardware meets the minimum requirements for Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.

ADVANCED TECHNICAL DRAWING APPLICATION

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FULL-TIME PROGRAMS

DIPLOMA

The three-year Diploma in Fashion is an accredited programme that provides the ultimate preparation needed to enter the fashion industry.

HIGHER CERTIFICATE

The one-year Higher Certificate in Fashion is an exciting one year program that provides a holistic overview of the clothing industry as you build, develop and create your brand vision.

The DAF Difference

In order to contribute to the world, we need to understand ourselves first.

The DAF curriculum is designed to unleash your full potential as a unique creative.  Focusing on the heart and mind of the individual, we explore, engage and experience the world around us.  When we understand ourselves and connect to the world, we are able to design and create with relevance and empathy.