Summer course


This course introduces students to the field of fashion design by developing fundamental skills and knowledge in areas such as collections, color theory and fashion illustration. A significant portion of the course is dedicated to the creation of fashion collections and the design of men’s and women’s clothing in various styles and trends using different drawing and pictorial techniques.

This is an intensive course (90 hours per month) which the student may attend for one or two months (June and July). 
This course covers this subject in a concise manner while being structured in a way that offers a significant and complete experience.

Introducing the student to the knowledge of the fashion world, various subjects that are fundamental for the design are covered: fashion illustrationelements of collectioncolor techniques
The course is completed by seminars, visits and encounters pertinent to the arguments covered. 

During the lessons the student will be introduced to the study of the human figure with its relative movements and positions, and is encouraged to develop his or her own personal graphic style. 
Ample space is dedicated to the design of clothing for menswear and woman's wear following various styles and trends, and to the study of color techniques, various graphic and painting methods. 
An introduction to design and to the profession of fashion designer are offered during the hours of "elements of collection" where the student, guided by a fashion designer, develops ideas to create fashion collections.

During the guided visits there will be the possibility to encounter experts in the field, in fairs, exhibitions and museums. There will be a direct contact with the fashion world.

At the end of the course a certificate of participation is awarded. 
The Accademia Italiana also offers complete 3-year bachelor's degree programs in Fashion Design.


Course objectives

  • Study of the human figure and its various movements and positions
  • Definition of the human figure in fashion illustration
  • Sketching clothing using various effects to convey the fabric’s volume and texture
  • Creation of a small fashion collection
  • Development of a personal drawing style
  • Design of men’s and women’s clothing in various styles and trends
  • Use of different color techniques
  • Visits to fashion museums and exhibits



  • Enrolment fee: 200 Euro
  • Tuition fee (one month): 2.000 Euro


Educational path

  • Fashion Illustration
  • Color Theory
  • Collection
  • Guided visits


Enrollment Procedure

There is no admissions exam.

Documents required to apply for enrollment include:

  • completed application form
  • signed copy of school regulations
  • photocopy of passport or identification card
  • receipt for the enrollment fee


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