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Fashion Design Full Semester Art Series: Famous Classic & Contemporary Designers

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Young Art: Art Education, Fashion Design, Coding
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Students will explore the world of fashion design through the lives and works of famous designers. They will learn about their creative processes, impact on the fashion industry, and contributions to art and culture.

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 6
Beginner - Intermediate Level
16 lessons//16 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Coco Chanel - The Icon of Elegance
• Biography and contributions of Coco Chanel. • Exploration of Chanel's iconic designs, including the little black dress and Chanel No. 5. • Influence of Chanel's minimalist, elegant style.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Coco Chanel - The Icon of Elegance
• Biography and contributions of Coco Chanel. • Exploration of Chanel's iconic designs, including the little black dress and Chanel No. 5. • Influence of Chanel's minimalist, elegant style.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Yves Saint Laurent - Revolutionizing Fashion
• Biography and contributions of Yves Saint Laurent. • Study of YSL's groundbreaking designs, including the tuxedo jacket and safari jacket. • Impact of YSL's gender-fluid and ready-to-wear collections.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Yves Saint Laurent - Revolutionizing Fashion
• Biography and contributions of Yves Saint Laurent. • Study of YSL's groundbreaking designs, including the tuxedo jacket and safari jacket. • Impact of YSL's gender-fluid and ready-to-wear collections.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Christian Dior - The New Look and Beyond
• Biography and contributions of Christian Dior. • Examination of Dior's New Look and the hourglass silhouette. • Dior's legacy in haute couture and branding.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Christian Dior - The New Look and Beyond
• Biography and contributions of Christian Dior. • Examination of Dior's New Look and the hourglass silhouette. • Dior's legacy in haute couture and branding.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Gianni Versace - Bold and Glamorous
• Biography and contributions of Gianni Versace. • Exploration of Versace's daring designs, bold prints, and the Medusa logo. • Influence of Versace in the world of luxury and celebrity fashion.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Gianni Versace - Bold and Glamorous
• Biography and contributions of Gianni Versace. • Exploration of Versace's daring designs, bold prints, and the Medusa logo. • Influence of Versace in the world of luxury and celebrity fashion.
 Week 9
Lesson 9
Alexander McQueen - Avant-Garde
• Biography and contributions of Alexander McQueen. • Study of McQueen's avant-garde and theatrical fashion shows. • Impact of McQueen's innovative and unconventional designs.
 Week 10
Lesson 10
Alexander McQueen - Avant-Garde
• Biography and contributions of Alexander McQueen. • Study of McQueen's avant-garde and theatrical fashion shows. • Impact of McQueen's innovative and unconventional designs.
 Week 11
Lesson 11
Elsa Schiaparelli - Surrealist Couturier
• Biography and contributions of Elsa Schiaparelli. • Examination of Schiaparelli's surreal and artistic fashion creations. • Schiaparelli's collaboration with Salvador Dalí and influence on art-inspired fashion.
 Week 12
Lesson 12
Elsa Schiaparelli - Surrealist Couturier
• Biography and contributions of Elsa Schiaparelli. • Examination of Schiaparelli's surreal and artistic fashion creations. • Schiaparelli's collaboration with Salvador Dalí and influence on art-inspired fashion.
 Week 13
Lesson 13
Simone Rocha - Contemporary Romantic
• Study of Simone Rocha's style of her perspective of femininity and experimental fabrics. • Use of storytelling through her fashion shows. • Cultural influence of FW2023 fashion show.
 Week 14
Lesson 14
Rick Owens - Contemporary Dark & Edgy
• Exploration of Rick Owens’ simple aesthetic, unique cuts of fabrics, and edgy footwear. • Impact on the subcultural fashion scene, particularly in the realm of goth and punk aesthetics. • Innovative footwear design trends of spring RTW2022.
 Week 15
Lesson 15
Paris Georgia - Contemporary Feminine Minimalist
• Study of their 90's minimalism style. • Iconic slip dress collection focuses on luxurious fabrics and high-quality construction. • Branding with celebrities such as Kendal Jenner, Rosie Huntington Whiteley and Dua Lipa.
 Week 16
Lesson 16
Olivier Rousteing
• Biography of Rousteing's impactful career. • Examination of his bold and opulent feminine style. • Exploration of his pivotal role in making Balmain an advocate for diversity and inclusivity.
  • By the end of this class, students will be able to analyze the creative processes and contributions of famous fashion designers, demonstrating a deep understanding of their impact on the fashion industry and broader art and culture. Additionally, students will develop practical skills in fashion design, enabling them to conceptualize and create their own fashion brand while finding their unique artistic voice.
Teacher Angela is a versatile graphic artist  who holds a BFA in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her expertise extends to various art forms, including still life, landscape, and figure drawing. She is also skilled in fashion, 3D clay design, animation, and photography. Teacher Angela is known for fostering an environment that encourages her students to think beyond conventional boundaries, recognizing the profound impact of creativity on learning and development.

Teacher Palm is a professional fashion and costume designer familiar with the complete product creation life cycle from initial concept to constructed design. She holds a degree in Fashion Design from The Parsons School of Design in New York. In addition to over 10 years of teaching art and fashion, she is also experienced in staging collections in numerous international Fashion Shows for luxury clients including Tory Burch, Diane von Furstenberg, Ann Taylor and Kenneth Cole. She gained valuable industry experience in the capacity of Creative Consultant for designers, theaters and art schools. Palm is also proficient in a wide range of fine arts such as watercolor, oil, pencil, pastel, etc. and approaches her teachings with a calm mind, optimism and positive affirmation.

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Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
An E-Certificate of Completion with grades will be provided for learners who have completed all sessions and actively participate in class activities, including sharing their work at the end of each meeting. Learners who miss more than 3 meetings or do not participate in showing their work may not be eligible to receive the certificate.
Pencil, paper and eraser
Colored pencils/ Brush-tip markers
White color pencils
12" ruler
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At Young Art we believe in passion, creativity, and the power of education.  Our team is committed to inspiring the next generation of young artists, designers, and entrepreneurs to be bold innovators by providing creative and enriching... 
Group Class

$288

for 16 classes
1x per week, 16 weeks
55 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 8-13
2-8 learners per class

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