New York Fashion Academy - Design

Seattle, Washington

Courses & Classes in Design

All classes meet once a week for 4 weeks unless otherwise noted.

DESIGN I: Color Theory
Section 1: 10:00-12:30PM
Section 2: 6:00-8:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks
Class discusses the physics of light and psychophysiology of the visual system and color perception. Also presents color harmony, coordination & interaction,and color proportions. Students will design, execute and present garment color schemes.
Prerequisites: Fashion Illustration I, II
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: Robert Whaley, Ph.D.
COST: $185.00

DESIGN II: Line & Proportion
Section 1: 10:00-12:30PM
Section 2: 6:00-8:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks
Figure proportions and silhouettes can be changed through the use of design lines and proportion to create a more pleasing illusion. This class presents the design principles of proportion, harmony, rhythm, balance and emphasis.
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR:Terry Horlamus
COST: $165.00

DESIGN III: Texture
Section 1: 10:00-12:30PM
Section 2: 6:00-8:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks
The texture of a material may make a design either becoming or not through its interaction with both color and line & proportion. this class presents the design principles, proportion, rhythm, balance, and emphasis applied to texture. Topics also include texture identification, traditional texture/garment combinations and transparency effects. Students will design, execute and present garment texture schemes.
Prerequisite: Fashion Illustration I, II
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: Robert Whaley, Ph.D.
COST: $150.00

DESIGN IV: Esthetics
Section 1: 10:00-12:30PM
Section 2: 6:00-8:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks
Aesthetics reviews the design principles of color, line & proportion, and texture, synthesizing them into a whole. An analytical model of esthetics is presented which students use to develop an esthetic appreciation of their own and other's work.
Prerequisite: Design I, II, III
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: Robert Whaley, Ph.D.
COST: $150.00

DESIGN V: Detail Appreciation
(1) Saturday, 10:00-3:00PM
This class presents a visual introduction to the art and mystery of surface and intergral decoration as applied to fine garment making. Its goal is to foster a sense of craftsmanshiplike pride and achievement - by students in their own work.
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: Terry Horlamus
COST: $150.00

CAD (computer aided deisgn) I: Drawing Techniques
Section 1: 10:00-12:30PM
Section 2: 6:00-8:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks
This class presents the basic techniques used in putting together flat sketches for spec packages using Adobe Illustrator.
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 5 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: TBA
COST: $190.00

CAD II: Garments
Section 1: 10:00-12:30PM
Section 2: 6:00-8:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks
This class builds upon the techniques used in putting together complete flat sketches of garments for spec packages using Adobe Illustrator.
Prerequisite: CAD I
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 5 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: TBA
COST: $190.00

CAD III: Lab
Section 1: 10:00-12:30PM
Section 2: 6:00-8:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks
An independent lab time used for completing assignments using Adobe Illustrator.
Prerequisite: CAD I
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 5 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: TBA
COST: $160.00