Young Designers’ Fashion Drawing

Learn and explore the basics of fashion drawing using simple but effective techniques on croquis.

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Take this opportunity to learn fashion drawing skills from the Museum’s Head of Exhibitions and author of the bestselling book How to Draw like a Fashion Designer, Dennis Nothdruft. In this two-hour drawing class, participants will learn and explore the basics of fashion drawing using simple but effective techniques on croquis, enabling young designers to articulate their design ideas on paper.

Drawing skills are a must for any fashion designer wishing to express their ideas and are an essential tool in the design process. In the world of computers drawing by hand is still advocated by top fashion designers as a starting point for any collection. The class includes the opportunity to discuss hints and tips with Dennis, where he will share examples from some of his favourite designers as well as time to ask questions about his career as a leading curator of fashion. Tickets include entry to the current exhibition which participants are welcome to view before or after the workshop.

About the tutor

Dennis Nothdruft is Head of Exhibitions at the Fashion and Textile Museum. He has led the exhibitions team at the Museum since it was founded by Zandra Rhodes in 2003 and previously spent many years working as a design assistant in Zandra Rhodes studios in both San Diego and London. He has lectured widely on many aspects of fashion and textiles and has authored several books including Zandra Rhodes: 50 Fabulous Years in FashionHow to Draw like a Fashion DesignerHow to Draw Vintage Fashion and Kaffe Fassett the Artist’s Eye.

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Confirmation email: Once you have made a booking, you will receive a confirmation email detailing all the information you will need prior to your workshop. You will also receive a reminder email one week prior to your workshop.

Registration: Please check your confirmation email for the registration time of your workshop. If the registration time for your workshop is before 11am, please ring the intercom on arrival. For health and safety reasons, it is not possible to admit participants earlier than the registration time.

On arrival: Upon entry, please present your ticket(s) on your device or a note of your booking reference number.

Eating and drinking: No food or drink is permitted in the Museum, other than bottled water. The Fashion and Textile Museum is located in the heart of Bermondsey Street, surrounded by award-winning restaurants, cafes and pubs. So, if you would like to enjoy a meal or a drink before or after your visit, there is plenty to choose from. For more information, check out our plan your visit page or our FAQs.

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