Day 1 : Fashion Illustration – Wall Decor
We will be working with an easy mixed media technique to make a Fashion Illustration Wall Decor, in a very fun way! You will be guided step by step, using wet and dry mediums, such as drip and splat watercolour, pen and ink, coloured penvcils and pastel, to create a wonderful and vivid masterpiece.
Day 2 : Fashion Revolution Day! – Upcycling a T-Shirt
Because we care about our planet, we are upcylcing today! Bring over those t-shirts that you are not wearing anymore, with creativity and our own hand we will be giving them a trendy new twist!
Day 3 : Mixed Media Fashion Illustration
This technique of illustration greatly develops your creativity, from dry and wet mediums like watercolour and coloured pencils to collage and origami! There is no doubt it will be a fun day.
Day 4 : Designing Accessories
You can never have enough accessories! These are the key to upgrade your outfits, headbands, hair accessories, necklaces, bracelets, pouches, coin purses, etc. We are still in our eco trend mood, bring your old clothing like jeans, t-shrits, sweaters and any kind of craft supplies, buttons, beads, feathers, felt, any material you can find and use from home.
Take advantage of this workshop and make some presents for your friends and family.
Day 5: Fashion Week Closing
Gallery, runway and mocktails!
- School watercolours
- 2h or HB pencils
- Black marker with fine tip
- School pastels
- 8×10 in. or 9×12 in. watercolour paper (ask for practice paper)
- Black, white and gold gel pens (or any other colours you have at home)
- Coloured pencils
- 1 small foam sponge
- Threads and needles set
- 1.50m of your favourite colour ribbon
- 1.50m 1/4″ elastic
- Old magazines
Bertha ( T i t a ) Orozco graduated as a fashion designer from Jannette Klein Fashion Institute in Mexico City, one of the most recognized fashion school in Mexico. Her work experience began as a window dresser with the Spanish International company Z A R A, where she became the Window Display National Manager of Bershka Mexico, a subsidiary brand focused more on a young and trendy market.
Bertha also has experience as a teacher of fashion design at Gestalt Center of Studies, a private university in Veracruz, Mexico, specializing in the fields of Trend Analysis and Collection Development.
Currently Bertha lives in Victoria, BC and continues in the fashion industry working as a Visual Merchandiser and Window Dresser for Mark’s Workwear House in Sydney. She is also developing her artistic abilities, as an independent artist, creating: Art prints and Cards, Window Painting and Decor enhancements, Pottery, as well as consulting for a variety of local businesses.