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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 39


Introduction to Fashion Design


This course focuses on the organization of the world of fashion and tells the whole story of the fashion business. The course covers how fashion apparel is designed, manufactured, marketed, and distributed.

The course is designed to capture the dynamics of the fashion industry, with its many components and possible career opportunities. The various global suppliers to apparel manufacturers and the new technological changes within the world of fashion are also an important part of how the World of fashion is interrelated.

Students are encouraged to investigate this ever changing industry and the retail market it serves and analyze the results. Historical strategies of the past have set current strategies; is it working? How do consumer demands interrelate with a designer's job? It is important for design students to understand all levels of product development, as all components are interrelated.

Prerequisite: none

First class materials: Fashion Design, 3rd Edition by Sue Jenkyn Jones; ISBN # 9781856696197, may be purchased from Amazon or at the book store in the California Market Center.

Course Details
Course Code: XFSH3000
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Fashion Design
Instructor: Shpetim Zero
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 06, 2014  -  November 22, 2014
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 18
Meeting Room:
Location: California Market Center
110 E 9th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1744
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