Summer Live 2020 - Remote Course Descriptions and Supplies

 

High school Summer Live courses are offered remotely through Google Classroom. Remote courses will require students to login in real-time for the lecture and classroom-style learning, and they will have access to additional resources (ie. tutorial videos, handouts etc.) when class time is over.

Students will be required to log on during specific class times to participate in virtual discussions, read lectures, complete assignments, and interact with the instructor and other students (REMINDER: attendance, participation and project completion are part of the grading process).

  • Classes meet remotely for 11 sessions: July 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16 ,20, 21, 22, 23-last day, 2020
    AM classes: 9:15am-12:30pm; PM classes: 1:30pm-4:45pm; no classes on Fridays

Please review the required supplies for each course, as some courses will need students to acquire software, equipment or tools for full participation.


Descriptions and Required Materials

REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES:  The minimum requirement for all courses is a device with internet connectivity. We do not recommend using a phone as the primary device for your course as some features may not be optimized. Additional specific material or equipment requirements will be posted with your courses' description as we receive them.

 

Advertising and Marketing Communications

HAC 101 Advertising and Marketing: Marketing Basics
The advertising and marketing communications industry is where creativity in business thrives. Learn the strategies to create successful ad and publicity campaigns, promotional events, and commercials. You'll work on storyboarding and designing your own campaigns as you learn industry standards. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HAC 063)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 

  • A couple of magazines and newspapers (Advertising Marketing magazines preferred)
  • Notebook/pen/pencil for taking notes

Fashion Business Management:

HFM 101 Fashion Business: Trend Forecasting 
Fashion forecasting focuses on global fashion trends and is the driving force of the fashion world. Learn how to research the past, scrutinize consumer habits, analyze cultural influences, and understand trend cycles to predict future fashion trends. You will create your own presentation of upcoming trends with silhouettes, color samples and fabric swatches using the professional resources available at FIT. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HFM 060)

NO SUPPLIES NEEDED

HFM 102  Fashion Business: Merchandising
Fashion merchandising is the art of presenting products to customers at the right price and at the right moment. Learn how targeted marketing drives consumer motivation. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HFM 064)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 

  • Pen & pad or laptop for note taking. We will be creating visual concepts & mood boards for this class.
  • Please have a sketch pad (14” x 17” or 18” x 24”) and a large assortment of drawing pencils, eraser, color pencils and black ink and color markers. 
  • Approx. 4-5 fashion magazines (that you're willing to cut up), scissors and a glue stick.

For some of our projects, you’ll also have the option of designing digitally. Feel free to familiarize yourself in advance with any app or program that can create mood boards / collages. 

 

HFM 103 Exploring Product Development
How does a great fashion line make its way into retail? Learn how apparel is created for a specific market—including color choices, fabrics, and silhouettes—and is ultimately produced. You'll discover how product gets from an idea to the factory to the store. Work on projects to develop a practical understanding of the creative and technical design process. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HFM 065) 

REQUIRED INFORMATION - TO ALL STUDENTS IN HFM 103:

  • Please make sure to have your MyFIT login information handy, you will need it while using the FIT Library resources:
    Username: firstname_lastname (all lower case)
    Password was emailed to your parent in your 'Welcome' email from [email protected] (password is CASE SENSITIVE)

HFM 104 Fashion Business: Exploring Styling
The job of a fashion stylist is to elevate fashion looks and products in publications, through TV and film, and on the red carpet, just to name a few. You'll learn the business and entrepreneurial skills needed to pursue this exciting career in addition to techniques for shopping and preparing for clients. Career opportunities span from image consulting and personal shopping to merchandising to photo-shoot styling. Projects include identifying fashion genres and curating a look for a prospective client. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HFM 066)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 

(Please make sure to have these supplies on the first day of class):

  • Notebook and pen for note taking

  • 1 current fashion magazine (Vouge, InStyles, Harpers’s Bazaar, W, etc)

  • Scissors

  • Glue stick

  •  2-3 old or new fashion magazines

  • 2: 18 x 12 or 14 x 22 heavy weight paper sheets or poster boards (or a similar size)

Fashion Design-Apparel 

HAP 102 Sewing for Designers: Basics
Using a sewing machine doesn't have to be scary. Build your confidence and skills by creating a sample of various hems and seams on an industrial sewing machine. By the end of this course you'll be able to successfully create a simple top or drawstring pants. Note: The projects and class schedule may be adjusted to reflect the abilities and pace of the students in course. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HAP 024)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES:

A residential sewing machine: (Can be any machine you already have at home. We also recommend this machine or similar: https://www.singer. com/Heavy-Duty-4411-Sewing- Machine  ($150.00)

  • Dressmaker Scissors: 8-10” (Fiskars, Gingher, Wiss or Mundial are the best, or any fabric scissors)
  • Pinking Shears (optional)
  • Thimble to fit middle finger
  • Dressmaker pins
  • Hand sewing needles (Sharp size 7-9 is best)
  • Sewing machine Needles (90/14 is used for cotton fabric)
  • Seam ripper
  • Pastel stone dressmaker chalk or fabric marking pencil/pen
  • Tape measure
  • Safety Pins
  • Clear Graph plastic ruler (Westcott size 1x12, 2x12, 1x18 or 2x18)
  • Thread (Gutterman works well for home sewing machine stitching on cotton fabric)
  • Notebook and pencils

Pattern for Basic Sewing: https://www. simplicity.com/simplicity- storefront-catalog/patterns/ brands/simplicity-sewing- pattern-s9116-misses-dress- tops-with-sleeve-variation-- pants-with-tie-belt/:  

  • FabricsFabric should be woven, not knit, with little or no stretch.  

Project 1: Seam sampler:

  • ½ yard 45” wide woven cotton fabric**

Top:

  • 2 yards of 45” wide or 1 3/4 yards of 60” wide fabric, solid or print**
  • One ½” button
  • Thread to match

Pants:

  • 3 yards of 45” wide or 2 ½ of 60” wide fabric, solid or print**
  • 1 1/2 yards of 1” wide elastic
  • Thread to match

HAP 103 Sewing for Designers: Basic Dress
Make your own dress! Using an residential sewing machine, you'll explore the professional techniques necessary to take your garment from pattern to completion. Start with your favorite cotton fabric, then customize and embellish your original dress as time permits. Note: The projects and class schedule may be adjusted to reflect the abilities and pace of the students in the course.  (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HAP 030)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES:

A residential sewing machine: (Can be any machine you already have at home. We also recommend this machine or similar: https://www.singer. com/Heavy-Duty-4411-Sewing- Machine  ($150.00)

  • Dressmaker Scissors: 8-10” (Fiskars, Gingher, Wiss or Mundial are the best, or any fabric scissors)
  • Pinking Shears (optional)
  • Thimble to fit middle finger
  • Dressmaker pins
  • Hand sewing needles (Sharp size 7-9 is best)
  • Sewing machine Needles (90/14 is used for cotton fabric)
  • Seam ripper
  • Pastel stone dressmaker chalk or fabric marking pencil/pen
  • Tape measure
  • Safety Pins
  • Clear Graph plastic ruler (Westcott size 1x12, 2x12, 1x18 or 2x18)
  • Thread (Gutterman works well for home sewing machine stitching on cotton fabric)
  • Notebook and pencils
  • Access to a printer 
  • Pattern for Basic Dresses: McCalls style M-8093 ( order online ASAP )
  • Fabric for project 1 Seam Sampler
  • Type: No stretch or knit fabrics (select a simple pattern or a solid with an obvious wrong side) 3/4 yard 45” wide woven cotton fabric 
  • Fabric for dresses (choose ONE) No stretch or knit fabrics ( select a simple pattern or a solid with an obvious wrong side). You can combine a print with a solid for your dress design. This pattern is a top with a bottom (only a dress will be made in this class). Students will learn to lengthen pattern to a dress length in class sessions. The yardages reflect the style; short or long. If you are unsure how much fabric to purchase please contact the instructor. 
  • (Short Dress style A)   yards of 45” wide or 1½ of 60” wide fabric, solid or print  OR
  • (Long dress/ Maxi style D)  2 yards of 45” wide or  3½ of 60” wide fabric
  • Thread to match
  • Optional trims Ribbon  for neckline 1” wide   1 ½ yard
  • Optional trim on hemline  2 yards your choice
  • Note: for XL size please reference information on pattern before purchase

Fashion Design-Art

HAR 101  Drawing for Designers: Basics
The ability to translate your fashion design ideas from imagination to paper is an essential skill for any fashion designer. You'll learn the basics of drawing the croquis (a women's wear fashion figure) and how to apply garment silhouettes using the industry's technical drawing standards. Develop the skills for drawing proportions and dimensionality that are necessary for portfolio submissions.  (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HAR 016)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 

  • Note-taking materials (notebook/pen)

  • 12 inch - Ruler

  • 1 or 2 Markers for rendering flesh tones (recommended below* either or similar brand)

  • 3 or 5 Markers to rendering fabric (choose one color for denim, others are your choice)

  • Blender marker (recommended brand: Chart Pack)
  • Box of 12 Colored Pencils (Prismacolor recommended)

  • Drawing Pencils, HB type- Different leads

  • Micron Pen- #5 Black color 

  • Marker Pad  11” x 14”  (recommended: Borden and Rily #37 )

  • Tracing Paper Pad 11” x 14”  

  • Eraser

  • Pencil Sharpener

*Recommended Flesh Tones

  • Light skin tones=
    Chartpak brand, pale flesh P147
    Copic brand, color E00
  • Medium skin tones =
    Chartpak brand, buff color P-139
  • Medium - dark skin tones =
    Copic brand, E13 lt. suntan
    Chartpak brand, sand P-142, mocha P-70

 

HAR 102 Drawing for Designers: Advanced
*This is a level-2 course. Prerequisites: HAR 016 or HAR 096 or HAR 101
In this advanced fashion design class, you'll take your designs to the next level. Create your own ready-to-wear collection and then apply color rendering techniques used to make your fabrics look textural. Explore more detailed approaches to stylizing your fashion figure and gain in-depth understanding of apparel construction.  (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HAR 087)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 

Bring 2 croquis from HAR 016 or copy of final project  or completed projects outside of the program. Also bring the following

-11" x 14" marker pad (recommended: Border & Riley layout visual bond #37 ) 

-11"X14" Tracing paper pad            

-Kneaded eraser 
                                                                                     
-Pencil sharpener                                                  

-Flesh tone markers or pencils (*recommended below)

-White gel pen

-Glue stick

-Prisma Colored Pencils (or similar brand suggested colors: black white, Crimson red PC924, Sand PC940, Dark Brown PC946 Cool Grey 90% )

*Recommended Flesh Tones

  • Light skin tones=
    Chartpak brand, pale flesh P147
    Copic brand, color E00
  • Medium skin tones =
    Chartpak brand, buff color P-139
  • Medium - dark skin tones =
    Copic brand, E13 lt. suntan
    Chartpak brand, sand P-142, mocha P-70

HAR 103 Drawing for Designers: Portfolio
** This is a level-3 course. Prerequisites: HAR 082, 087, 090, 092, or 123 or HAR 102
Elevate your fashion design portfolio for admissions submissions or to prepare for a career in the fashion industry by building upon skills learned in our basic and advanced drawing courses. You'll receive individualized feedback about your fashion designs and implement portfolio presentation best practices. New projects include the creation of a cohesive women's wear collection. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HAR 089)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 

  • Kneaded eraser 
  • 2H pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • 11"x 14" tracing paper pad 
  • 11" x 14" marker pad (Border & Riley layout visual bond #37 )
  • Folder or large envelope to store supplies, swatches and reference materials.
  • 1 or 2 Markers for rendering flesh tones (recommended below* either or similar brand)
  • 3 or 5 Markers to rendering fabric (choose one color for denim, others are your choice)

*Recommended Flesh Tones

  • Light skin tones=
    Chartpak brand, pale flesh P147
    Copic brand, color E00
  • Medium skin tones =
    Chartpak brand, buff color P-139
  • Medium - dark skin tones =
    Copic brand, E13 lt. suntan
    Chartpak brand, sand P-142, mocha P-70

 


Technical Design

HPM 101 Introduction to Patternmaking
Patternmaking is a technical design skill necessary for any aspiring fashion designer. Learn how to use and modify existing patterns to create a simple top or bottom. Develop techniques to improve fit for a variety of body types and discover how to make your own basic patterns. Basic sewing skills will be introduced as students develop their final projects. Note: The projects and class schedule may be adjusted to reflect the abilities and pace of the students in course.  (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HPM 069)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 

  • Scissors- FOR FABRIC CUTTING
  • Straight  pins
  • Hand sewing needles (Sharp size 7-9 is best)
  • Sewing machine Needles (90/14 is used for cotton fabric)
  • Seam ripper
  • Tape measure
  • Clear Graph plastic ruler (Westcott size   2x18)
  • Thread (Gutterman works well for home sewing machine stitching on cotton fabric)
  • Notebook
  • Pencils
  • 5yds of grade 2 muslin
  • 5 yds of pattern paper
  • 2 yards of cotton fabric for straight skirt    Fabrics can be bought at JOANN.COM OR WALMART.COM
  • 4 yds of cotton fabric for circle skirt
  • 5 yds of pattern paper

*All can be bought online and shipped at Panda International Trading Company

  • Website: pandatrim.com

  • Address: 247 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018

  • Phone: (212) 302-9434


Communication Design Pathways

HAD 112 Graphic Design: Fundamentals
Discover the exciting world of graphic design. Explore typography, develop product designs, and learn how to incorporate images. You will also learn practical applications of design and how to template your graphics for reproduction. Follow-up with a Precollege screenprinting course (look under HTS classes) to learn how to print merchandise yourself. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HAD 155)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 
  • Metal ruler at least 18”
  • Color pencils 
  • Eraser
  • Black sharpie marker
  • Fine point marker
  • Sketchbook (Any of the following sizes, choose ONE: 6in x 9in, 8in x 10in or 9in x 12in)
  • Conventional note-taking materials (pen and notebook) 
HAD 113  Graphic Design: Drawing Digitally
Many careers in the commercial arts industry require knowledge of digital drawing. Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for graphic designers to express their vision. You will learn how to use Illustrator to create logos and your own original artwork. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HAD 109)
REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 
  • Mouse with right click, left click and scroll feature
  • Laptop or desktop with Adobe Illustrator* 
    *A Student Subscription for Creative Cloud is $20 a month- students can cancel their accounts after they complete the course. For specific system requirements for Adobe products, please visit: https://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop-elements/tech-specs.html

Fine Arts

HFA 106 Fine Arts: Advanced Studio
Expand and improve your portfolio whether you are applying to an art and design school or preparing for an exhibition. The instructor will perform an assessment of your current work and then identify with you what pieces you may need to achieve a well-rounded portfolio. You'll spend your time creating projects based on your assessment, including advanced still lifes, figure drawings (might be nude), self-portraits, and abstractions.  (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HFA 148)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 

  • 18” x 24” all-purpose paper pad. (Strathmore/ Bristol) (white drawing or sketch paper, 70lbs and higher)

  • Ebony Pencil or Graphite Pencils (B2/ 4/ 6/)

  • 2 sheets - 18”x 24”, medium grey charcoal paper

  • 2 sheets -  18”x 24”, colored paper of your choice

  • 2 sheets of watercolor paper (Blick 100280-1028, 15”x22” each $1.25)

  • Charcoal Pencil (medium or soft) Black + White

  • Vine charcoal-small box(medium)

  • Compressed charcoal- 2 sticks (medium or soft)

  • Pencil Sharpener

  • Erasers: Any plastic eraser will do.(such as Staedtler, Mars Plastic)

  • Small container of black ink (Higgins, India, Sumi or Chinese ink will do aprox.$ 5)

  • Small soft brush,( watercolor or ink brush will do, ½ or ¾ inch wide.)

  • Containers or cups for water

  • Something you can use an s a pallet (paper or plastic plate etc.)

  • Sharpie permanent ink pen, fine point.

  • Small white glue ( such as SOBO Glue aprox. $5)

  • Scissors, or A-xacto knife (A-xacto knife #1 aprox. $5)

  • Regular ink pad(for stamps), black or blue, (at Blick : Ranger Pigment Ink Pad  $ 6.24)

  Optional Painting Materials

  • If you plan to paint I suggest to start with a limited palette: (Acrylic Paint)

  • Here are the five colors you need!

  • Paynes Gray

  • Yellow Ochre

  • Cadmium Red light

  • Titanium white

  • Ivory Black

Additional Optional Materials

  • -Basic Pack of watercolors (Small set Crayola aprox. $4)

  • -Small box of Oil Pastels, Skin Color Set might be a good addition. ( Blick, Sargent, set of 12  $2.09)

  • -Conte crayons, red / sepia, black, white, soft-B.

  • -Fixative spray for charcoal drawings

  • -Clipboard or foam board with clips: 18 x 24. (to be discussed)

  • - Set of Color Pencils

  • - Regular Pastels

  • - Markers

 
 

Interior Design

HID 102 Interior Design: Drawing Studio
Expand and improve your interior design skills in this fast-paced studio course. You will develop observational and technical perspective drawing skills, as well as create a 3D interior model to scale to satisfy many of the unique portfolio requirements found in most interior design programs. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HID 031)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 

Sketchbook (can also be used for note taking) – unlined preferred, at least 9” x 12” preferred

·        Black Felt-Tip Sketching Pen/Marker – Ex:  Flair or Pentel Sign Pen suggested

·        Lead Pencils with sharpener and white eraser (other erasers are acceptable)

·        12” long Architect’s Scale – with fractions - be sure this is an Architect’s Scale and NOT an Engineer’s Scale (Inexpensive versions are fine, the architect’s scale is preferred, but a 12” ruler will suffice)

·        Roll of 12” long (yellow or white) or 11” x 17” Pad of Tracing Paper

·        Graph Paper – 4x4, aka 4 squares per inch – 8.5” x 11” sheets

·        Colored pencils – at least a set of 12 (Prismacolor, or any soft core type preferred)

·        Magazines, Catalogs or Images to print from Google Images (magazines and catalogs need not be new or up-to-date)

·        Scissors (Xacto or Olfa knives are acceptable as well)

·        Roll of drafting tape – masking tape or even painter’s tape works also!

·        Glue Stick, or any glue (wet glue or rubber cement will be helpful for model building, double-sided tape also acceptable)

·        Optional but encouraged – 12” long 45/45/90 triangle (Inexpensive versions acceptable; 30/60/90 acceptable; we can make shorter work)

·        Optional but encouraged – 9” x 12” Bristol Pad (white poster board will suffice that can be cut to size)

  • Optional:  T-Square

There may be some printing you will need to do but I will work with you if it is not possible.

For model building, you will be asked to be creative in your collection of materials (scrap paper, cardboard, poster board, foam core, old boxes etc).  Other helpful materials that you may have on hand that we will use will be blue painter’s tape, wet glue, hot glue, straight pins, twine, string, thread, old buttons, twist ties, plastic straws, coffee filters, etc.  Start collecting things that you think may work!


Illustration

HIL 103 Illustration: Anatomical Drawing
Improve your life drawing skills by focusing on human anatomy, with an emphasis on illustrating the skeletal and muscular systems. You'll work from plaster casts, medical charts, videos, and figures (might be nude) while you develop this essential skill for emerging artists and illustrators. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HIL 163)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 

  • 4H Drawing Pencil (x1)
  • HB Drawing Pencil (x2)
  • 6B Drawing Pencil (x2)
  • White Prismacolor Pencil (minimum one)
  • Charcoal Pencils (medium) x2
  • Ballpoint pen
  • Minimum 8 x10 Bond Paper sketchbook or individual sheets (copy paper will do if you run out of better drawing paper)
  • Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Paper Pad - 11'' x 14'', 24 Sheets (or similar)
  • Strathmore 400 Series Recycled Toned Sketch Wirebound Journal (or similar)
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • White Staedtler Mars Eraser
  • Sharpener 
  • OPTIONAL: Berol Col-Erase: Black, Blue, Terra Cotta, Brown, Carmine Red (one each)

Photography

HPH 100 Photography: Basic Digital Techniques
This course is the perfect introduction to digital photography. You'll learn how to use exposure, F/stops, shutter speeds, lighting techniques, white balance, and depth of field to create powerful and compelling images in and out of the studio. It is designed for students who have never used an SLR camera, but the coursework is also a great refresher for those who want to perfect their technical skills. (You can skip this summer class if you've already taken HPH 159)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES:

  • Digital Camera with Manual Settings (For example Canon Rebel or similar)
  • SD card 
  • SD card reader if your computer does not have an SD card port...more supplies coming soon...