Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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FAS351 Digital Studio I

[1–2, 2 cr.]

This course in an introduction to the digital tools of design and construction of fashion garments using specialized software such as Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. The course addresses concept development and concept board preparation and covers the technical aspects of flat pattern drafting with specific computer aided software. Students are expected to prepare basic flat patterns for garment construction, to address sizing and fitting issues, to develop digital studies for print and woven textile finishes and to explore textile repeats, color theory and color scheming and fashion illustration within this course. The final requirement should include the preparation of a complete reference document.

Prerequisite: FND251 Digital Media – Co-requisite: FAS331 Fashion Design I and FAS341 Construction I