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.The foundation of this 6-week introductory course is the 9 Heads Fashion Figure. 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.
Please note: To attend your Mood U Beginner Illustration Course with 6 weeks of FREE tuition, you will need to purchase 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. You can purchase your kit in-store anytime during regular store hours up to the first day of your scheduled class for $220+tax.
All of the items in the Mood U Fashion Illustration Kit will be used in the Mood U Advanced Illustration class also
MOOD U FASHION ILLUSTRATION KIT
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 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 Athene at firstname.lastname@example.org for anything else you wish to know about Mood U.