This fall class is now closed for registration. Winter session will go on sale December 1 for classes starting in January.
THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Sundays, five-week session, Nov 11, Nov 18, Dec 2, Dec 9, and Dec 16 (No class Nov 25)
Course Description: Be inspired by the MFA’s collection of fashion, textiles and art to create your own line of contemporary fashions. Work in a studio setting and learn to draw the fashion figure, silhouettes, and textiles with a focus on building a collection. Render fashion plates using color pencil and markers, while also learning how to present them professionally. The workshop will include visits to the art galleries. Prerequisite: Figure Drawing or Drawing and Composition.
Instructor: Jay Calderin
The Boston Globe refers to Jay Calderin as “a budding designer’s best friend.” Calderin is the author of Form, Fit & Fashion, a book that the Los Angeles Times called,"a new fashion bible for designers, aspirers and the just plain curious, this tome contains all the secrets," which was followed by his second book Fashion Design Essentials, and his current role as co-author of the upcoming Fashion Design, Referenced. Calderin founded and has served as the Executive Director of Boston Fashion Week since 1995. He is the Director of Creative Marketing and an instructor at the School of Fashion Design in Boston, teaching a wide variety of fashion and professional development courses. He has also been an instructor in fashion at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Burdett College, and Lasell College. His pursuits as a professional coach and motivational speaker have afforded him opportunities to share and explore his ideas about the fashion industry at leading educational institutions that include Harvard University, Wellesley College, Tufts University, Lesley University, and Babson College.