Fundamentals of Fashion Drawing || NYC | 6-Week Course | June Session

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Mood Designer Fabrics

225 West 37th Street

3rd Floor

New York, NY 10018

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Drawing is the language of fashion - it's truly the best way for us to communicate our ideas. Very few of us are naturally “gifted” at drawing and it is a skill that is learned, involving studying and practicing the techniques.

Learning to draw, even to a modest level, is an investment that brings huge returns, and in the world of fashion gives a huge advantage in being able to communicate your ideas. Using colored markers and colored pencils, fashion designer Benjamin Mach will teach you how to create beautiful drawings as a tool to accurately convey your fashion ideas.

You will learn how to draw the fashion figure; understand fabrics and how they are drawn; terminology of garment details; culminating in the creation of a mini fashion illustration presentation.

PLEASE NOTE: To attend your Mood U Fundamentals of Fashion Drawing Course you will need the items listed below, in the Mood U Fashion Illustration Kit. This kit is a well-rounded selection of quality art supplies and tools to get you started on your creative journey. Each item in the kit has been carefully selected and will be used at various stages of this 6-week course. You can purchase your kit in-store anytime during regular store hours up to the first day of your scheduled class for $220+tax. We recommend you have all items listed in the kit. We welcome you to purchase items as you need them, or the kit as a whole.


9 Heads - A Guide to Drawing Fashion, by Nancy Riegelman
9 Heads Fashion Notebook, by Nancy Riegelman
1 Pad marker paper 11" x 14"
1 Pad trace paper 9" x 12"
1 Eraser
1 Mechanical lead pencil 0.7mm
1 Regular #2 pencil
1 Pencil sharpener
Prismacolor colored pencils (12pc color set)
Pigma Micron fine line drawing pens (6pc set)
Fashion marker collection (24pc color set)


What is the age requirement for this class?

This class is great for all ages 13+

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Mood Fabrics and Mood U are conveniently located close to many subway stations, all within a 5-10min walk.

A/C/E at 34th St

1/2/3 at 34th St

N/Q/R at 42nd St

7 at Hudson Yards/34th St

Street parking in Midtown Manhattan is not recommended. There are multiple parking stations nearby should you wish to drive.

Can I bring my own supplies from home?

All required supplies are included in the Mood U Fashion Illustration Kit. No outside supplies are permitted in class.

Can I still sign up if I have to miss one of the six classes?

Absolutely! The classes are structured to complete sections of the 9-Heads book week by week, however if you should miss a class the Mood U team will work with you to get back on track.

Can I get a refund if I have to cancel?

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Mood Fabrics has a no returns & no exchange policy on items purchased in store (eg: illustration kits and other supplies)

How do I know what level I should start at?

Beginner level classes are for students who have no previous experience, or have a little experience and wish to refine their beginner illustration skills

Advanced level classes are for students who have had some drawing experience and wish to learn a higher level of skill.

All of our classes at every level are very social and a lot of students continue to return to keep learning but also to enjoy the social aspect.

Can I switch classes?

Currently all levels of fahion illustration courses run once per week. We ask you to make sure the scheduled class time works with your weekly schedule.

Is your question not answered here? Please contact Student Support at info@moodu.com for anything else you wish to know about Mood U.

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225 West 37th Street

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New York, NY 10018

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