AR: Fashion Design-Art (See also AF, AP, DP, FD, FF, TL)

AR 101 — Fashion Art and Design

1.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 1 LAB HOUR

For Fashion Merchandising Management and Textile Development and Marketing students. Studies basic proportions of the fashion figure, garment details and terminology, and principles of color. (G6: Arts)

AR 111 — FASHION ART AND DESIGN

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Stresses basics of color and design in work in pencil, colored pencils, and magic marker. Learn to develop and draw fundamental fashion figures and garment details through analysis of photographs and figure research, as a basis for the creation of fashion designs through fashion design sketches

AR 112 — FASHION ART AND DESIGN

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Learn to explore the uses of fabric and how to render various fabric textures, weights, and patterns. Research is emphasized and fashion design sketches are used within various design presentations. (G6: Arts)

AR 113 — FASHION ART AND DSGN

5 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 6 LAB HOURS

For one-year students. Study proportions of the fashion figure, design details, fabric rendering, and color theory. Emphasizes design categories, flats, collection development, and customer profile analysis

AR 115 — Introduction to CAD Software for Fashion Designers

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Acquire basic knowledge and hands-on experience with software applications typically used by designers in the fashion industry. Develop the computer skills needed to create original designs in various formats

AR 131 — FABRIC STUDIES-ART

1 CREDIT; 2 LAB HOURS

Work directly from the fashion model. Emphasis is placed on using large-scale drawings to portray a variety of fabrics, silhouettes, and the relation of clothing to the moving figure

AR 151 — LEATHR COLL WOMEN/MENSWEAR

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

AR 152 — Leather Apparel Portfolio

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Use basic drawing and computer skills to communicate design concepts and develop a digital portfolio of men's or women's leather apparel

AR 181 — PRESENTATION BOARDS

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Provides an understanding of presentation boards and their use in presenting trend forecasting boards and creative design lines for the fashion industry. Students develop an understanding of design board layout, how to plan the elements emphasizing proportion and groups, and how to work with photo figures and flats

AR 182 — Flats and Specs for the Fashion Industry

1.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 1 LAB HOUR

Introduces the concept of sketching designs and actual garments in the flat format rather than on the fashion figure. Emphasizes developing flat sketches used for spec sheets, presentation and storyboards, designing and merchandising a line, and record keeping

AR 213 — Introduction to Computerized Fashion Design

1 CREDIT; 2 LAB HOURS

Conceptualize fashion design ideas and create original artwork using the computer as a design tool

AR 214 — Fashion Design Using Photoshop

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Using Adobe Photoshop, focus on sketching, color stories, line planning, silhouette, and fabric design in order to establish fashion design principles through digital line design development techniques. Includes analysis and interpretation of customer/category research

AR 215 — Fashion Design Using Illustrator

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Use Adobe Illustrator to learn the fundamental and advanced techniques specific to fashion design. Aspects of drawing flats and garment details and working with images and color are addressed. Build fabric and trim libraries and create stitch effects and/or repeat prints

AR 216 — Fashion Design Using Primavision and Colour Matters

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Master the use of Primavision and Colour Matters, CAD systems used extensively in the fashion industry, in order to create digital presentation boards, fashion graphics, woven and print designs, and flat garment sketches. Emphasis is on CAD usage within an art and design studio environment

AR 236 — KNITWEAR DESIGN

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Development of knitwear design sketches for portfolio, with emphasis on designing a line using fabrics created through the strip knitting process

AR 241 — SKETCHING FROM FASHION MODEL

1 CREDIT; 2 LAB HOURS

Extensive drawing from the model to develop understanding of garments through a variety of techniques and approaches

AR 242 — DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

1.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 1 LAB HOUR

Concentrated, creative design exploration of individual garment design and design grouping situations. Examine the influences of society, the designer, and the industry on fashion in order to interpret garments through a variety of graphic solutions

AR 243 — DESIGN COLLECTIONS

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Emphasizes original design sketches of fashion collections. Develop both trade sketch and storyboard techniques through exploration of the components that form the cohesiveness of a collection as well as elements that introduce individual creativity and diversity

AR 244 — FASHION PORTFOLIO

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Emphasizes both process and product in creative thinking. Plan and execute design portfolios within areas of professional interest. Continued development of drawing methods in figurative sketches and technical flats

AR 245 — Digital Fashion Design Portfolio

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Selecting specializations and creating mini-collections, students produce professional digital portfolios using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Colour Matters, and Primavision CAD applications

AR 268 — ACTIVE SPORTSWEAR DESIGN

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Emphasizes creative design collections for various active sports, including swimming, sailing, skiing, tennis, jogging, riding, golf, and backpacking

AR 273 — INTIMATE APP/LOUNGWR DES

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Create professional portfolios of original fashion designs for the intimate apparel and loungewear industry. Stresses research of current trends and sketching techniques

AR 276 — CHILDREN'S WEAR-GIRLS

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Development of children's wear design sketches for professional fashion design portfolios. Children are sketched in the various size ranges with emphasis on the proportions and unique characteristics of each age

AR 291 — Outerwear and Performance Apparel Design Portfolio

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Create product, spec sheets, and storyboards for various segments of the men's and women's outerwear and performance apparel industry in order to develop digital portfolios focusing on a particular market. Forecast and track trends, study licensing issues, and explore graphic design as it relates to logos and branding

AR 292 — Haute Couture Portfolio

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Study the muscular and skeletal functions of the human body and their relationships to the design and creation of haute couture apparel, visualizing how anatomy and aesthetics form the basis of designing a haute couture collection. Become proficient in the translation of ideas via the fashion design sketch and further develop a personal drawing style

AR 299 — Independent Study Fash Desig

1-3 CREDIT

AR 301 — Fashion Art for Textile Designers

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

For baccalaureate-level Textile/Surface Design students. The basics of figure drawing and sketching in various media are presented. Students create original fashion designs using their own textile designs

AR 311 — Sketching for Fashion Designers

2 CREDITS; 4 LAB HOURS

Draw garments as they appear on models and study clothing in relationship to the body. Large, half-size, petite, and junior-size figures are featured to study proportions used in the industry

AR 312 — COMPUTER-ASSISTED FASH DSGN

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Use an advanced, industry-specific CAD system to produce high-level graphic presentations. Create color palettes, textiles, and surface designs; explore texture mapping and how it is used to create a natural drape on the fashion figure; use the computer as a layout design tool for swatches and vector flat drawings

AR 342 — DESIGN DIRECTION&LINE PLANNING

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

AR 343 — CONCEPT THINKING IN FASH DSGN

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Learn to harness creative energies and cultural influences to present innovative design solutions that reach beyond popular forecasts. Personal interpretation and risk-taking are emphasized

AR 344 — DESIGN DIRECTION

1.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 1 LAB HOUR

Learn the basics of planning a line and creating a fashion design collection by integrating studio sketch techniques with current computer-aided design software programs. Resource information is drawn from museum collections, fashion publications, color and forecasting services, and the internet

AR 371 — INTIMATE APPAREL/KNITWEAR DES

2.5 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

In this two-part course, study design development and create original sketches in both intimate apparel and knitwear using a variety of presentation formats and studio rendering techniques. Technological advances in each field are presented

AR 492 — PORTFOLIO COLLECTION

2 CREDITS; 4 LAB HOURS

Design a collection in an area of specialization, using appropriate sketching techniques. Prepare and present a portfolio of that collection for review. A four-week internship in the industry is a co-requisite