Monday

FASHION & COSTUME DESIGN



- Circa 1940’s Fashion Illustrator - Rene Gruau
FASHION & COSTUME DESIGN  
When: Sept 1 - Oct 13, 2015.
Where: Creative Arts Center, Dallas, TX
Description: Combine your love of fashion, theater, costume and art in this exciting new offering to CAC.  Learn how to sketch and render figures, garments and accessories (This is not a sewing class!) with style and detail. And for those creatives who ‘can’t even draw a stick figure,’ the design process begins with instructor supplied templates of poses and silhouettes to trace from (shhhhh....a secret manner of working, standard to the industry).


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When: (7) Wed.10am - 1pm. Sept 9 - Oct 21, 2015.
Where: Collin College Cont Ed http://www.collin.edu/ce/ 
Description: Explore the basic principles of developing silhouette illustrations to fashion industry standards. Emphasis on heavy sketching practice, language of silhouettes, basic principles of proportion of the fashion figure and an intro to color


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When: (7) Wed 1:30 - 4:30pm. Sept 9 - Oct 21, 2015.
Where: Collin College Cont Ed http://www.collin.edu/ce/ 
Description: Continuation of Fashion Design I with emphasis on sketching the fashion figure in more detail. Concentration on how to illustrate specific fabrics: taffeta, satin, wool, lace. How to achieve a specific look for your illustrations using methods for drawing makeup, hair and accessories. Preparation for illustration of line development.
Prerequisite: Fashion Design I or previous drawing experience


PAST  FASHION  WORKSHOPS 
Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT
Collin College Cont Ed http://www.collin.edu/ce/ 
Craft Guild of Dallas, Dallas, TX
Creative Art Center, Dallas, TX
Ghost Ranch Center, Abiquiu, NM
Southern Methodist U. Informal Course, Dallas, TX

Friday

Scribble/Splash/Smash

Scribble, Splash, Smash!
Discover the art-making processes to match your natural abilities in this unique immersion in drawing [scribble]; painting [splash], and then mixed media combining of any or all [smash] ! Ideal for the complete novice, the journaler desiring to add image to word, or the advanced artist needing a creativity stretch. From the traditional..to newest products...to alternative applications. Lecture or demo of each technique, followed by one-on-one guidance and then time spent in personal exploration.
End product can be a workbook of techniques and exercises. (An invaluable resource to refer back to for years to come).
[Series below arranged in a suggested order but sign in to any or all in any order. Discount for registration of the series].

WorkshopScribble! (Dry Media Exploration)
WorkshopSplash! (Wet Media Exploration)
WorkshopSmash! (Mixed Media Exploration) 

2015 'Scribble/Splash/Smash' Workshops
Spring 2015:
Workshop: 'Splash!' (1) Sun. March 22,  1- 5pm. Creative Arts Center, Dallas, TX. Register:
https://creativeartscenter.org/signup.php?id=2125

Summer 2015:
Workshop: 'Scribble' July 1- 5pm. Creative Arts Center, Dallas, TX. 
Workshop: 'Splash' July 1- 5pm. Creative Arts Center, Dallas, TX

2013 'Scribble/Splash/Smash' Workshops
Collin College Cont Ed http://www.collin.edu/ce/ Plano, TX
Creative Arts Center, Dallas, TX. 

2013 'Scribble/Splash/Smash' Demos
Klyde Warren Park, Dallas, TX for the CAC [Creative Arts Center].
NorthPark Center Mall, Dallas, TX for the CAC

2012 'Scribble/Splash/Smash' Demos
Rockwall Art League

Am I presenting this fun demo/workshop to your venue? Request me! 

Wednesday

Workshop: Fashion

Workshops/Classes/Private Lessons/ Camps/ Retreats to Youth/'Tween/Teen/Adult/Community audiences across the USA, Canada, Internationally with Cynthia Padilla. Am I coming to your town? Request me: padillapost2@gmail.com
  • Fashion Sketching & Illustration
  • Fashion Design 
  • Sewing
  • Needle Arts
  • Silk Painting
  • Textile Arts & Design

FASHION WORKSHOPS 2015


FASHION & COSTUME DESIGN  
Where: Creative Arts Center, Dallas, TX
Description: Combine your love of fashion, theater, costume and art in this exciting new offering to CAC.  Learn how to sketch and render figures, garments and accessories (This is not a sewing class!) with style and detail. And for those creatives who ‘can’t even draw a stick figure,’ the design process begins with instructor supplied templates of poses and silhouettes to trace from (shhhhh....a secret manner of working, standard to the industry). 

FASHION DESIGN l 
Where: Collin College Cont Edu http://www.collin.edu/ce/
Description:  Explore the basic principles of developing silhouette illustrations to fashion industry standards. Emphasis on heavy sketching practice, language of silhouettes, basic principles of proportion of the fashion figure and an intro to color.


FASHION DESIGN ll 
Where: Collin College Cont Edu http://www.collin.edu/ce/ 
Courtyard Center Campus, 4800 Preston Park Blvd., Plano, TX.
Description: Continuation of Fashion Design I with emphasis on sketching the fashion figure in more detail. Concentration on how to illustrate specific fabrics: taffeta, satin, wool, lace. How to achieve a specific look for your illustrations using methods for drawing makeup, hair and accessories. Preparation for illustration of line development.
Prerequisite: Fashion Design I or previous drawing experience


Tuesday

Workshops: Pastel


Workshop: Pastel Interested in pastels but don’t know how to get started? Sign up to an introductory level class designed for the true beginner or those desiring to review technique by learning the principles through practice and exploration, not producing finished pastel paintings. Emerge with an invaluable workbook sampler of exercises, notations
Retuning artists work on advanced techniques toward small pastel studies and projects of their choice.


Workshop: Pan Pastels - Introduction and Exploration
A new and exciting pastel product uniquely packed in a pan format! [Think old school glam rouge]. Complete beginners to pastel are introduced to pastel basics such as blending, layering, mark making.   

Pastel painters explore how with this new ultra soft, low dust, highly pigmented pastel in a pan, they can now cover backgrounds in one swath,  layer thin glazes, block in colors, and  or achieve painterly effects with water by adding  this new medium to the existing tools and materials.

PASTEL WORKSHOP OFFERINGS:
Workshop: Pastel
Workshop: Introduction to Pastel
Workshop: Pastel Essentials
Workshop: 'Mastering Mediums - Pastel
Workshop: Sketching from the Masters 
Workshop: Figure Drawing – Clothed & Costumed - Pastel
Workshop: Portrait - Pastel 
Workshop: Landscape - Pastel 
Workshop: Intro to Figure Drawing - Pastel