Fashion Illustration Intensives

Price: $219.00    Class begins: September 6, 2014

Fashion Illustration2Fashion Illustration Intensives with Jennifer Baggett, Art Director Fred Meyer Corporation

$219 each

Level 1:  Become a fashion artist & start thinking like one.  In one day, you will start with a simple pencil and paper and end knowing how to draw the fashion figure. Add hair, hands, faces, feet and poses. Sat & Sun, September 6 & 7, 8 am-2 pm.

Level 2:  Use markers to add clothes and textures.  Create fashion illustrations suitable for a portfolio. Prerequisite:  Level 1.  Sat & Sun September 13 & 14, 8 am-2 pm.

Level 3: Draw ¾ views with more detail on clothing: sleeves, collars, plackets, pleats, ruffles.  Prerequisite: Level 2.  Sat & Sun, September 13 & 14, 2:30-7 pm.

Men’s: Get the proportions for a man’s fashion figure. Create a croquis, clothes. Prerequisite:  Level 2. Sat & Sun, September 6 & 7, 2:30-7 pm, Mens Fashion Illustration$219 per class

Available Spaces: 6

Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Design

Price: $319.00    Class begins: September 9, 2014

See and draw garments using a computer and your Adobe program.

with Rebecca Hatton, Columbia Sportswear

Tuesdays, September 9-November 11, 6-9 pm

$319 for 10-week class 

Learn the basics of of how to use this powerful computer program to design apparel. Follow the same steps used at major apparel companies.  Create a concept or mood board.  Design a simple ensemble, following your concept, then put on finishing touches.

From your first week, learn to copy garments as computer illustrations starting with t-shirts and woven shirts to more complicated garments such as jeans and a jacket. Learn to turn them into flats. Learn to add fabric colors and textures.

Discover pen, vector, raster, brushes, lines and the protocol for modifying visuals. Create a design a week. Scan then modify your images. Use your new skills to design and draw fashion ideas. A must for anyone entering the apparel profession.

Prerequisite: Fashion Design: Sketching and Illustration or equivalent

Part of Apparel Certificate and Fashion Forward programs

Class policies

Available Spaces: 6

History of Fashion

Price: $219.00    Class begins: September 9, 2014

History of Fashion with Emily Weltman of Nike, Fashion Institute of Technology

Tuesdays, September 9-October 14, 6:30-9 pm


Learn about the history of fashion and the process of designing.  This class gives you an introduction to fashion design and offers you a chance to learn about fashion’s past, present and glimpse fashion’s future. Where do designers get their ideas? How do they make these ideas a reality? Research a designer you are passionate about. Learn about price points and market sectors, create a customer profile, keep a journal and find new online and in print resources. Discover a wealth of career opportunities available in this dynamic industry.  Learn to speak the jargon of fashion.

Part of Apparel Certificate and Fashion Forward programs

Class policies

Available Spaces: 4

Flats & Technical Packages

Price: $219.00    Class begins: October 20, 2014

Knowing how to make a technical package can land you a job.

Flats & Technical Packages with Megan McGugan, Nike

Mondays, October 20-November 24, 6-9 pm


Create computer-generated production packages consisting of costing analysis, size specifications, construction standards, materials and production methods with front, back and side flats of all your garments. Each week, you'll translate an illustration to a flat with a spec package. A must for anyone wanting to enter the apparel profession, to work for major apparel companies and to work with production sewing companies.

Prerequisite: Fashion Illustration, Adobe Illustrator

Part of Apparel Certificate and Fashion Forward programs

Class policies

Available Spaces: 7

Concept & Development

Price: $219.00    Class begins: October 21, 2014

Concept & Development 1 with Emily Weltman of FIT, Nike

Tuesdays, Oct 21-Dec 9, 6:30-9 pm; $219

Design for a specific customer. Refine your progressions.  Choose your fabrics, trims and colors. Critique your own work to define, edit and refine your collection.  Leave with finished illustrations ready for a portfolio or to start patterning and sewing your collection.

Prerequisite:  Fashion Illustration, Adobe

Part of Apparel Certificate and Fashion Forward programs

Class policies

"I wanted to let you know that Emily's class has been one of my favorites at PS. I really enjoy her teaching style and industry knowledge." -- Jessica C.

Available Spaces: 7