On-Campus Saturday Course

COMPUTER-AIDED
FASHION DESIGN

Learn the basics of computer-aided fashion

design using Photoshop & Illustrator

This four-week computer-aided fashion design course is designed for beginners that are looking to create their digital fashion portfolio. Using the latest versions of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, we guide you through the basic tools of these applications. Learners will engage through tutorials which cover how to create moodboards, fashion collages, and digital fashion figures.

10 April 2021 to

5 June 2021

DURATION: 4 Weeks
SATURDAYS: 9am-1pm
TOTAL COST: R 4800

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COURSE OUTLINE

The Computer-Aided Design course is broken into 4 four-hour lessons.  These lessons will take place every Saturday from 9am-1pm for the duration of the course and be held on campus at Design Academy of Fashion. You will receive engaging tasks and assignments.

  • Lesson One: Introduction/gain familiarity with the Photoshop interface and work area/gain familiarity with basic tools and start generating basic shapes. Importing images/adjusting images and image layout.
  • Lesson Two: Creating a mood board with desired theme. Creating a collage with desired theme using all methods learnt over the first 4 lessons.
  • Lesson Three: Introduction/gain familiarity with Illustrator interface and work area/gain familiarity with basic tools and start generating basic shapes using the pen tool. Outline of basic fashion figure template.
  • Lesson Four: Filling basic fashion figure template with colour and texture. Bringing your fashion figure to life with shadows/burn and dodge tool.

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 and is 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 :

Understand the fundamentals of the design applications, Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop.

  • Create visual moodboards that communicates your inspired vision.

Bring your fashion figures to life using creativity and technical know-how of design applications. 

Manipulate, blend and add textures to your designs for a professional look.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Notebook, Pen and 4Gig Flash drive.

COMPUTER-AIDED FASHION DESIGN APPLICATION

When you select the “Proceed to Payment Options” you will be redirected to the payment page. 

Your have the option of Snapscan, Payjustnow (3 months installment interest free), Payfast, EFT, and cash/card at DAF campus.

ONLINE COURSES AVAILABLE

ONLINE COURSE
Beginners introduction to Photoshop and Illustrator for fashion design.
ONLINE COURSE
Aimed at designers looking to expand their technical knowledge.
ONLINE COURSE
Dive into the principles of design from concept to the final touches.

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.