Textile Design Course

Would you like to learn to design beautiful fabric print designs?

Short Course Course Dates:

  • Brisbane: Saturday the 8th of October 2016: 9:00AM - 3:00PM (Please note: 3 CONSECUTIVE SATURDAYS. )

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

The Textile Design course is a short course designed to provide you with the basics you will require to discover your personal untapped inspiration from within. This course is suitable for any student who is looking forward to creating their portfolio or beginning a career in textile or surface design wishing to realise orginal textile design prints from concept to creation.

This course is also suitable for fashion designers who would like to design their own fabric prints, interior designer's who would like to design home furnishing fabrics, graphic designer's who would like to design fabric prints for fashion or interiors.

Students will begin creating their portfolio and produce a fabric design of their own interpretation based on a design which will be given to each student to interpret. On completion of the course students will have a portfolio of samples of their own textile design beginnings.

student holding her textile design printThe Course Covers:

  • Understanding of textiles
  • Working with abstract objects
  • Different printing methods - screenprinting, sublistatic printing, digital fabric printing, handpainting fabric etc.
  • How to create repeat prints
  • Creating colourways
  • Creating motif repeats
  • Exploring different art suppliers to create unique artwork
  • Developing unique print designs
  • Looking at textiles of the past
  • Influential textile designers
  • Inspiration - Where and how do I find it?
  • Pattern and textile guidelines for print
  • Realisation of the conceptual vision
  • Portfolio presentation
  • Original handpainted design

On completion of the course students will have a basic understanding of how inspiration can be tapped from within. Students will learn that there are many ways of removing the creative block in designing their own original pieces including the design of fabric. Through this ability they will experience the satisfaction of producing a totally original concept. Each student will receive a reference folder with notes given throughout the course.

After completing this course you may be interested in learning how to take your hand painted fabric and surface designs on to the computer to generate digital print designs in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator in our Digital Fabric Design course.

textile design class

Course Duration:

This course runs for 3 consecutive days from 9am-3pm

student holding her textile design print 

Next Course:

Short Course Course Dates:

  • Brisbane: Saturday the 8th of October 2016: 9:00AM - 3:00PM (Please note: 3 CONSECUTIVE SATURDAYS. )

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Course Fees

$750.00.  A $200.00 minimum non-refundable deposit is required to enrol and secure a position in the course. The balance of the course fees is due on the course commencement date.

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8 Oct 2016

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