About the Course
Project based courses to develop a portfolio of textile designs using Photoshop. Students enrolling onto terms two and three are expected to have some knowledge of Photoshop.
Term 1 introduces students to Photoshop and covers themes such as floral, geometric and conversational designs using drawing, printing and collage on screen.
Term 2 focuses on developing design collections and professional print techniques for textiles.
Term 3 covers homeware designs for mugs, placemats, coasters and fashion samples.
Who is this course for
This is a project based course that is designed for students of all levels who are interested in playfully exploring different themes, ways of working, skills and materials with a view to starting or expanding your design portfolio.
It is preferable if students have some textile, graphics, fine art or Photoshop experience, but beginners can apply as the course can cover basic skills.
What does this course cover
The aim of the course is to introduce you to 3 popular themes that are often used in textiles art and design: geometric, floral and conversational designs. This is a good starting point for beginners and a great way for more experienced students to refresh your creative practice and develop your portfolio.
The course will cover hand and digital techniques in pattern designs and image transfer on to fabrics. You will learn how to transfer drawings or digital photographs into a textile print and how to work to a brief or theme.
Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’
Please get in touch for more details and to book your place!
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