Program Details

Selected subjects from this course: * Art History * Color Theory * Three Dimensional Design * Foundation of Drawing and Painting * Introduction to Art * Shoe Design * Computer Aided Shoe Design * Introduction to Line Building * Shoe Drawing * De
Location:
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
This course is designed to give an insight into the role of the footwear designer in the fashion industry. It also aims to equip you with the skills necessary to produce a professional portfolio, showing individual creativity along with an understanding of footwear trends. This course consists of all the practical aspects in footwear design, learning how to sketch y hand a variety of footwear types: classical styles in court shoes, sandals, men/women shoes, shoes for infants, moccasin cuts, slippers and low boots. In this course, student can learn and develop their drawing and painting techniques, as well as acquiring manual and digital rendering. They will also set up their own mini collection, researching their preferred theme, setting mood, learning coloring techniques. The course takes place in several stages with the proposal of a theme (different every time) to work on. This will also enable the student to find idea to start to do the job by searching for images, materials and colors. The development of the various phases of the project will be adapted to the various levels of knowledge, the ability of the student and the hours available (standard or intensive course).

Selected subjects from this course: * Art History * Color Theory * Three Dimensional Design * Foundation of Drawing and Painting * Introduction to Art * Shoe Design * Computer Aided Shoe Design * Introduction to Line Building * Shoe Drawing * Developing career-oriented Portfolio * Independent study in Shoe Design

Art visits on Fridays, Computer and Free Wifi available in the school building, English/Italian/Spanish interpreter service, Student support, Italian language lessons, Internship placement, collaboration with local companies/laboratories.We offer several courses that vary in level, duration and intensity of the study: - One Year Course (Basic/Atelier/Specialty) - Master Course - Short courses - Summer intensive courses * For further details, please inquire directly to our staff
Setting Description:
The school building is an ancient palace located in the historical centre of Florence, few minutes walking distance from the Duomo and St. Lorenzo cathedral.
Cost:
Art Short Course: please inquire Intensive Course: please inquire One-year Course:15,000 Euro Atelier Course:12,000 Euro Master Course:16,000 Euro Internship: Please inquire

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