So we just completed another Stream of this Course about 2 weeks ago.  As always, watching the project defence is always the highlight of the Course. It is always amazing seeing different designers developing fashion collections from just an idea – same theme, different interpretations!  And this particular one was just as exciting as the others!

Running this Course has always proven something over and over again.  Creativity may not be in-built but it can be nurtured and learnt.  Some people have been sketching right from the minute they were born, others have to learn it from scratch!  But one thing is certain.  Everyone has an innate creative ability.  We just have to know how to tap into it!  And that is what this Course is about!

Our Design, Fashion Illustration & Computer-Aided Design Course is literally 3 courses in 1.  It teaches how to develop design ideas from scratch, how to draw these ideas out and how to edit the illustrations using a software.  

So if you are lacking in these areas where you:

–   have no idea how fashion designers operate and develop fashion collections, OR 
–  you want to be creative, OR 
–  you find yourself always having to copy people’s designs without any knowledge of how to create concept boards, mood boards, story boards OR 
–  you do not have a portfolio for use during client consultations or for fashion competitions or admissions, OR WORSE
–  you dream these designs but you do not know how to sketch them out on paper much less bring them to life…

Then you definitely need this course.

What the Course entails:

The 3 parts to the Course are:

Part 1:  Design & Concept Development
Part 2:  Manual Illustration; and
Part 3:  Digital Illustration

In Part 1, students are taught how to create a fashion collection from an idea.  How to build upon those ideas using the tools in the design process and are given a theme for their project, which they are expected to build on and defend at the end of the Course.  They learn how to create storyboards, mood boards, concept boards, design briefs, technical drawings, etc through taught modules and a series of assignments and research to enable them discover who they truly are as designers.

In Part 2 they are taught how to sketch manually – LITERALLY from scratch using circles and straight lines, how to draw fashion figures and how to draw different design and clothing details n order to properly communicate their ideas to third parties.

In Part 3, students learn how edit their manually drawn illustrations using a software which enables them convert their illustrations from okay to fab! Take this picture for example.

It’s the exact same face in 3 different skin tones, without having to draw out the same face 3 times!  And you can make slight edits to your foundation to make it look truly unique!  I am still torn on which skin tone is my favourite!  😀

Fees & Duration:

The full Course lasts 8 weeks and there is a weekday and a weekend option available.  The weekday option is on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10am – 2pm while the weekend option is on Saturdays only from 10am – 6pm.

The fees for the full course are N90,000 and this includes all your training materials and drawing kit. You, however, need an IOS or Android-enabled tablet and/or smartphone and a capacitive stylus (don’t worry these are really cheap).

There are options to the full Course though… for example if you are a fab illustrator who just wants to learn digital illustration, you can sign up for just that.  Here are the variations.

Part 1 only:  N35,000

Parts 2 & 3 only : N75,000

Part 2 OR Part 3 only:  N60,000

Parts 1 & Part 2 OR Part 3 only:  N70,000

To register for the option of your choice, simply pay the fees by cash or online transfer into:  
Martwayne Limited, 023 710 3843, GTBank

All classes take place at our Training Centre, off Alhaji Masha Road, in Surulere Lagos – about 2 minutes from the National Stadium.

Contact details:

For more details, you can contact us on via telephone on:  0818 395 8856 or simply click on any of the link to:

Excellent!  We look forward to you joining us! Enjoy more pictures from our students in the last class!  And remember… 

This could also be YOU!  It’s time to #liveyourfashiondreams and become the fashion designer you were destined to be!

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