Fashion Illustration


  • Level: Seasonal
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Cost:2,000
  • Language: English
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Fashion Illustration is the art of visually communicating fashion ideas, be it through illustrations, drawings or paintings, and is also known as Fashion sketching. It is mainly used by fashion designers to get their ideas down on paper or in digital format when brainstorming.

The short course in Fashion Illustration enables students to explore their own visual language by developing key fashion illustration skills. They will develop their own personal illustrative style and new graphic design skills, adding expressive new pieces to their portfolio.

Innovative for its focus on nurturing the student’s individual creative and visual language, this course will enable students to hone their own drawing style, use traditional and digital methods to create art and experiment with the creation of original fashion designs which they can use to expand their portfolio.

The main lecturers on this course are industry professionals who have years of experience in the field. They can help students narrow down their career focus and pursue their desired career paths.

Who it's for

This course is aimed at creative individuals that want to learn more about fashion illustration techniques and explore their visual language.


Students will create a visual identity book containing the illustrations they produced during the course.

Learning modules

This course is structured alongside the following learning modules:

  • Graphic design: introduction to graphic design techniques for fashion illustration
  • Moodboard: how to work visually for the creation of inspirational moodboards
  • Illustration: experimenting with traditional illustration techniques


Application requirements are:

    • English language proficiency


    Once you complete the short course in Fashion Illustration, you will receive Polimoda’s Official Certificate of Attendance.

    This certificate will strengthen your CV and expand your career opportunities.


    For more information on this course, our Orientation team has you covered. We're available from Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm CET.

    Contact us via the live chat or the request information form, call us at +39 055 2750628 or register for our next Open Day.

    We’re happy to help in the way that works best for you.

    The upcoming editions of this program will begin as planned. Polimoda will continue monitoring the Italian government’s safety advice and update its procedures as requirements change. Due to Covid 19, field trips and visits that cannot be done safely will be postponed and/or cancelled. If the conditions do not allow an experience on campus, we are prepared and committed to moving courses online until we are able to welcome our students at school.

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