Footwear Illustration Online Course

General

Program Description

Course

Originality, creativity, and rapidity! These are the keywords in fashion illustration, a way of communication that adopts an immediate, highly expressive, and efficient language. The digital illustration enables us to make a realistic, simple, and fast representation that can be used in the creative and productive shoe process.

The course’s main goal is to develop skills in drawing vectorial models of footwear using professional software such as Illustrator and Photoshop, realizing sketches, drawings, and compositions in a natural, intuitive manner, discovering the main illustration techniques.

Particularly, starting from a realistic model, the digital illustration permits to obtain a vectorial drawing, using techniques and working on shapes, textures, and proportions. Setting the work in function of one’s own style and of the product we want to obtain.

  • Timetable: Twice a week
  • Level: Basic – intermediate
  • Degree awarded: Attendance certificate, with the accreditation of acquired skills (possibility of earning 1 university credit)

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Target

This course starts from the basics, preparatory for those who have the inspiration and creativity, but not the technique, as well as for those that are able in freehand drawing and are looking for a suitable and efficient solution to express their creativity improving their own skills.

No drawing skills are required.

Educational program

  • Footwear design with easily modifiable sketches
  • Different patterns
  • Drawing footwear from different angles
  • Shading base techniques
  • Rendering volumes and materials
  • Drawing details
  • Vector technical design with different digital rendering techniques to represent footwear in a technical, precise, and even illustrative way

Tools and material provided to students

Live sessions with Fashion professionals, multimedia educational material, lesson recordings, practical exercises, live chat with students, personalized counseling.

Material and tools needed

  • Computer with an updated, operational system
  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop software
  • Digital tablet (optional)
  • Chrome web-browser (Firefox, Safari)
  • Microphone (external microphone or headphones with a microphone)› Headphones or headset
  • Webcam
  • Internet connection (ADSL / 4g / Optical fibre) – [min. band recommended 3 Mb/s]
Last updated Aug 2020

About the School

Istituto Modartech is a higher academic training center in the Fashion and Communication fields authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research – MIUR to issue academic degree ... Read More

Istituto Modartech is a higher academic training center in the Fashion and Communication fields authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research – MIUR to issue academic degrees in Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance sectors – AFAM. In addition, the training offer previews courses legally recognized at the European level (EQF standard), with a wide educational offer, as a response to specific needs, aptitudes, and goals. Creativity and talent are guided in an artistic and cultural context that permits to move around in contemporaneity acquiring at the same time specialized and strategic skills. Read less