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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


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

Course Details
Course Code: XFSH3126
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Fashion Design
Instructor: Lizi Ruch
Meeting Day(s): Thursday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 11, 2014  -  December 04, 2014
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 27, 2014
Class Size: 14
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
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Non-Credit 35186 $395 Add to Cart
Certificate 35187 $430 Add to Cart
Credit 35188 $1250 Add to Cart
8 of 14 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
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