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DETAILED SYLLABUS FOR DEGREE SEMESTER 1 (06-09

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(SEMESTER STARTING JULY 2006 TO DECEMBER 2006)

1. DRAWING:

• To challenge and expand visual perception skills through
learning how to “see” in the context of drawing.
• Basic principles of visual expression
• Individual ability and pace of learning
• Observation, Analysis, Visualisation, Representation and
Communication.

2. ELEMENTS OF DESIGN I:

• Study of basic design elements
 Color
 Texture
 Line
 Shape
 Space
• Study of Principles of Design
 Proportion
 Balance
 Rhythm
 Motifs
 Composition

3. GEOMETRIC CONSTRUCTION:

• Introduces the understanding of basic geometric principles of
Form and Space and their structural relationships both in
nature and the built environment.
• Learn to construct simple to complex two dimensional forms
using ‘lines’ (Straight and Curved) and ‘surfaces’.
• Audio-visual presentations and Field trips

4. ELEMENTS OF TEXTILE: FIBER TO FABRIC:

• Textile terminology
• Classifications of different fibres,yarns and fabrics in terms of
their Performance Characteristics as relevant to the garment
industry
• Field exposure to Yarn and Fabric Processing, Finishing and
Testing Units.

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5. ART APPRECIATION I:

• Appreciation of Western Art through the ancient period
upto the pre-modern period

6. LANGUAGE I:

• Emphasis on Fashion Vocabulary and Pronunciation
• Basic conversation skills

7. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I:

• Introduction to Software and Hardware of computers with
special emphasis on using the computer as a tool for
designers.
• Data processing
• MS Office software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and
Power Point
• Digital processing of assignments from other subjects
• Use of Scanners, Printers and LCD Projectors

8. COMMUNICATION AND PRESENTATION SKILLS I:

• Introduction to basic writing and speaking skills
• Various forms of written communication
• Over coming Barriers to effective communication
• Correct written and spoken English
• Basic templates for Letter Writing, Résumé and Technical
Report Writing.
• Extempore speaking, Group discussions and Role playing
• Developing a key personal style and confidence is
stressed.
• *Definition of Communication and its types
• Essential of communication
• Method of communication
• Communication through object & concept
• Object of communication
• Functions and Barriers of Communication
• Written communication
• Technique of Conductivity Group Discussion
• Nature and Scope of G.D
• Barrier of effective G.D

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• Business Letter Drawing (How to write an introduction
letter to buyer)

9. INTRODUCTION TO THE FASHION INDUSTRY:

• Over view of the Indian Apparel Industry
• Fashion Cycle
• Factors influencing Fashion Movement
• Fashion Terminology
• Fashion Forecasting
• Fashion Merchandising
• Organization Chart
• Areas of Specialization in Fashion Industry
• The Influential Designer
• Fashion Terms

10. DESIGN IDEAS AND COLOUR CONCEPT:

• Elements of Design
• Principles of Design
• Composition of Lines
• Composition of Geometric Shapes
• Composition of Colours
• Scrolly Pattern
• Colour wheel
• Colour scheme:
 Primary
 Secondary
 Tertiary
 Complimentary
 Split Complimentary
 Analogus
 Achromatic
 Neutral
 Cool and Warm
 Polychromatic
 Neutral
• Tint and Shades
• 2 Fold and 4 Fold
• Mood Boards
• Design Ideas :
 Necklines

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 Collars
 Sleeves
 Cuffs
 Pockets
 Skirts
 Trousers
 Waist lines
 Silhouettes
 Yokes
 Pleats
 Tucks
 Bows and Ties
 Belts
• Flat working drawing
• Specification drawing
• PROJECTS:
 Design ideas folder
 Basic design folder
 Trimming and Fastners – Market Survey

11. FASHION ILLUSTRATION:

• Basic 8 heads croquie – Female
• Basic 10 heads croquie – Female
• Stick Figure
• Tilted Figure
• Flesh Figure
• Hand Postures
• Arm Postures
• Leg Postures
• Feet Postures
• Hair style
• Different colour and Rendering medium
• Rendering of Different Fabrics
• Copying of Print
• PROJECTS:
 Medium folder
 Rendering folder
 Copying of Print folder
 Theme folder

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