Fashion Drawing for Beginners

fashion drawing for beginners
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Part-time (weekend)
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 28 March 2020
  • Course duration: Saturdays 10 am – 4 pm, two days

This course is designed for anyone interested in fashion who wants to improve their drawing and illustration skills.

It’s ideal for beginners as well as those with experience wishing to reinvigorate their creativity.


On this course you will be working with experimental drawing techniques to produce industry-standard hand-drawn fashion illustrations.

You will take an idea from initial concept and then experiment with a range of different materials and techniques.

What will I gain?

The goal is to produce a dynamic range of illustrations, and leave with the skills to continue illustrating personal or professional projects.

Tutor profile: Caroline Gurnett is a university lecturer in fashion design, who also has over 20 years of fashion industry experience.

She's owned her own award-winning independent label and store where her role spanned designer, buyer and stylist.

Caroline has excellent links with the fashion industry and has her finger on the pulse of current trends.

She's helped secure many students their first-choice university places, and has a vast amount of knowledge to pass on in the exciting field of fashion, design, styling and illustration.

Indicative maximum class size: 15

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

On this course you will:

  • experiment with line drawing, blind drawing and more
  • consider collage and mixed media to enhance your work
  • paint with ink and watercolours
  • create tonal drawings
  • work directly from the model
  • complete homework projects to enhance your learning
  • employ several techniques at once to create unique illustrations.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £180.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

The fee for this course is £180.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418