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  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    I AM THE CITY

    Design Week
    June 21-27, 2015

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne and Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC www.field-experiments.com

  • Bolsky

    Jun 27| Exhibition
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    June 27 – September 1, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm
     

  • Opening Reception

    Jun 27| Special Event
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 41


Textiles for Fashion


Students develop an understanding of fabrics based on the performance properties of fiber, fabric construction, and functional and aesthetic finishes. They also examine the role that fiber plays in fabric appearance, performance, price, and care. Topics include fabric sources, the fashion forecasting system, how to fabricate a line, how to produce a fabric storyboard, and how designers sample and buy fabric.

Prerequisite: Basic Sewing, Draping I, and Patternmaking

First class materials: Text: Fabric Science by Arthur Price, Allen C. Cohen, and Ingrid Johnson; Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics by Deborah Young


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XFSH3126
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
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