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Fashion Illustration

London College of Fashion

42 days
500 GBP/full
500 GBP/full
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On the Fashion Illustration course at London College of Fashion you will work with a professional illustrator who will help you find your own visual language and unlock your creativity through drawing, from concept to completion.


Each week you will meet online for lively sessions with your tutor and a small group of like-minded students. You will learn new techniques, gain inspiration and practical insight from the work of great illustrators, practice your skills, and share your work for constructive discussion and feedback. 

You will be guided through a series of tutorials and practical assignments that will help you execute new designs, concepts and ideas.

Course Outcomes:

By the end of the Fashion Illustration course from London College of Fashion, you will have an understanding of;

  • How to create your own personalised drawing style
  • Incorporating structured composition into your designs
  • Using multiple mediums to create artwork
  • How to utilise traditional methods such as ink, watercolour and pastels
  • Using your creativity to create original designs
  • How to use your designs to build up your portfolio
  • Using original concepts and themes
  • Critiquing your work and others within the group

Programme Structure

Topics covered
  • Understanding the role of a Fashion Illustrator
  • Developing your Fashion Illustration vocabulary
  • Interpreting concepts and ideas
  • How to develop your personal illustrating style
  • Help with composition and design concepts
  • Working with tone, line and negative space
  • Using design for mixed media including digital and animation illustration
  • Working with traditional mediums such as pastels and watercolour
  • Exploring colour and using your personal colour palette
  • The importance of keeping a sketchbook
  • How to utilise collage
  • How to use and control ink

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 42 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

There is no strict deadline, but we take enrolments until each course is full, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please have the following materials/equipment for the first class:

  • Notepad and pen
In addition to the materials listed above, you will need:
  • A recent computer with a recent operating system
  • An up-to-date web browser. (It would be advisable to ensure you have access to two separate web browsers eg Safari and Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome and Internet Explorer)
  • Microphone (a headset with microphone/headphones is recommended)
  • Headphones
  • Webcam

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    500 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 GBP for the full programme during 42 days.
  • National

    500 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 GBP for the full programme during 42 days.


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