Immerse yourself in a thorough introduction to the exciting world of fashion design. This inspiring summer art camp is for all students interested in fashion, with or without previous sewing experience.
June 30 – July 13, 2024 (Session I)
July 14 – July 27, 2024 (Session II)
Student Fashion Shows
Friday, July 12, 2024 @2:00pm
Friday, July 26, 2024 @2:00pm
14 – 17
Total Capacity includes Residential and Day Students
You will explore the world of fashion, experiencing the process of designing collections as you create projects reflecting your individual aesthetic. Your instructors will bring their professional experiences into the classroom, covering diverse aspects such as fashion history, textiles, and the business intricacies of this fast-paced and dynamic industry.
You will participate in a wide range of activities, including creating concept boards and color palettes, selecting fabrics and trim, designing mini collections within specific themes, sketching from live models, cutting and sewing original garments, and styling and staging a fashion show.
Your lab fee includes fabric and trims, vintage garments, color swatches, and a field trip to a local thrift store to resource recyclable materials.
Fashion design workshops are open admission. Instructors will work with your child at their level. Your child will improve and learn new skills, whether they are a beginner or have been designing for years.
One sewing kit: Your sewing kit should include a decent pair of fabric scissors, a stitch/seam ripper, a thimble, a packet of sewing needles, straight pins, paper scissors, a glue stick, and a ruler – please have these in a container/box/basket of some kind that can be closed and protects you from the sharp-pointed objects
Any fashion sketches that you have done yourself. This is not a requirement, but we would love to see what you have done if applicable.
Bring your choice of fabric if you have specific garments that you like to create during this Summer Program.
Japanese-born Angeleno Kentaro Kameyama is the newest member of fashion’s “in” crowd as the winner of season 16 of Lifetime’s emmy-nominated series “Project Runway”. Kameyama clinched the coveted prize with his jaw-dropping runway show at New York’s fashion week, which featured models wearing expertly-tailored clothes inspired by classical music, walking to an original score composed by Kameyama. The fashion-forward collection impressed the show’s judges Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Zac Posen and this year’s finale guest judge, Jessica Alba. The collection was a featured spread in Marie Claire magazine. Kameyama is also a classical pianist and composer – Kameyama has a graduate certificate in piano performance from the University of Southern California, an artist diploma from the University of Redlands, Masters of Music from the University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Music from Oklahoma Wesleyan University, and an associate of art in piano performance from Toho Music College in Tokyo.Any fashion sketches that you have done yourself. This is not a requirement, but we would love to see what you have done if applicable.
Do you love Jewelry? Would you like to learn how to make your own? Well then join us at the “Jewelry Box”! Together we will explore and create necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more.
Shadow puppetry is an ancient art form from around the globe. This master class from professional Puppeteer Tania Yager of Twisted Heart Puppetworks, teaches participants basics of construction, lighting, and performance and explores advanced shadow play for art and theater.
The Artist Discovery program allows children, ages 8 to 10, to continue their creative journey. Visual art, music, movement, and drama will be explored through creative play and structured activities that allow for learning all that the arts has to offer. Children may come for multiple weeks and gain new discoveries each session.