Learn how to capture a ‘look’ and create striking fashion images on this brand-new online course with professional fashion illustrator Joanna Layla.
Fashion illustration is an exciting and expansive discipline, working across editorial, advertising, runway shows, collections and brand collaborations. On this course, you’ll explore the many aspects of fashion illustration and equip yourself with the tools and techniques needed to create successful images.
During the course you’ll learn about the key components of fashion illustration, exploring a different aspect each week through a series of guided exercises.
Using case studies from real-life fashion briefs, you’ll build up a small portfolio of work. You’ll also get unique insights into working in the industry, with advice from professionals including specialist fashion illustrators and art directors.
Live online classes will take place on 6-8pm BST on Monday evenings, 4-25 October 2021.
No prior experience needed.
Need to know
Download and read the Essential Information for more information about what the course involves, how it works and what materials you’ll need, and the Guidance for Participants for further information.
About the tutor
Joanna Layla is a London-based fashion illustrator who has worked with brands including ELV Denim, Wilew and The Guardian, and has been commissioned by Overdue, Risbel, Milk X and The Fible. A former artist in residence at London Fashion Week, she was named one of Fida’s ‘Ones to Watch’ in 2021. She is represented by Bleur Gallery in London and Acid Gallery in France, and is currently exhibiting at the Istituto Marangoni Miami Fashion School. She has taught as an associate lecturer at London College of Fashion.
Read our Q&A with Joanna.
Feedback from our previous events with Joanna Layla
“The teacher was fantastic and her approach to the students was amazing and really encouraging.”
“The tutor was inspiring, positive and helpful; the content very informative and interesting.”
“I felt like I'd really achieved something by the end of it, and that I had a really good set of tools going forward.”