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In addition to our certificate, diploma and degree programs, the Wilson School of Design provides relevant, quality educational programming for a variety of learners. Our courses are taught by our qualified faculty and industry professionals. We offer a range of courses, workshops, seminars and programs of study to help you achieve your goals.

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Summer Fashion Academy – KPU Richmond Campus

Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 3 - FSDP 9001 | Summer Design Academy

Students will explore the fashion design process.  They will create themes and storyboards, draw simple fashion figures, drape fabrics for garment ideas, and practice drawing on computer with Adobe Illustrator.  Each student will leave with a personalized fashion portfolio and lesson plans to bring back to the classroom.  No previous experience in drawing is necessary.

Ages 14 - 18
Non-credit course.

Cost: $250.00 + GST CRN 70238
Instructor: Jessica Bayntun

Daily from 9am to 3pm
Wilson School of Design, Richmond Campus, Room 3960
5600 Kwantlen Street, Richmond, BC

 


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Summer Courses for High School Teachers and General Interest – KPU Richmond Campus

 

Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 3 - FSDP 9017 | Textile Techniques with Felting

This course will provide participants with an unique and enjoyable exploration of various textile treatments and techniques especially focusing on felting and silkscreen. These techniques will be taught with instructions that make the processes a learning experience not only for the craft itself but also for the history and cultural understanding of these processes and their relevance to the textile work and innovations of today. The emphasis will be on felting and silk-screening for fashion accessories. Although disparate practices through the work of this course we will see them relate as teaching/creative motivators.

Cost: $575.00 + GST CRN 70234
Instructor: Eleanor Hannan

8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wilson School of Design, Richmond Campus, Room 0960
5600 Kwantlen Street, Richmond, BC

Tuesday, August 7 - Saturday, August 11 - FSDP 9012 | Beginner's Sewing

Students will learn basic techniques such as seam finishes, zippers and pockets on industrial sewing machines. They will create a sample sewing book and lesson plans to be used in the classroom and produce a creative final project.

Cost: $550.00 + GST CRN 70235
8:30am - 5:30pm

Instructor: Heather Clark
Wilson School of Design, Richmond Campus, Room 3920
5600 Kwantlen Street, Richmond, BC

Please note that Saturday class will end at 4:00pm

Monday, August 13 - Friday, August 17 - FSDP 9016 | Intermediate Sewing & Pattern Making

Students will learn intermediate techniques such as garment finishing, pattern manipulation and several classroom adaptable projects on industrial sewing machines. They will create garment samples, patterns and lesson plans, producing a creative library of projects for the classroom.

Cost: $550.00 + GST CRN 70236

Instructor: Jessica Bayntun
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wilson School of Design, Richmond Campus, Room 3920
Wilson School of Design, Richmond, BC


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