Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Fashion design 26336/3027/2324/1/02
Study guide

Fashion design 2

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 2
    • Fashion
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    • Fashion
  • Bridging Programme Visual Arts
  • Preparatory Programme Visual Arts
In other study programme:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts as Fashion design 2
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 12 credits
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Van den Bossche Katarina
Other teaching staff: De Clercq Maureen
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: not possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 330,00 hours


previously registered for Fashion design 1 AND previously registered for Coupe 1 AND previously registered for Fashion graphics 1 AND previously registered for Fashion and textile prognosis.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA1 - The student has the necessary artistic skills to design and/or realize a personal project within the broad spectrum of the visual arts under supervision.
The student is able to work in a process-based way.
The student is able to deal critically with various source material and, after a thorough study of a historical period and a historical costume, work out a concept.
The student has knowledge of the design process (research/analysis/concept development) and can translate a concept into a coherent idiosyncratic collection image.
The student can apply the basic principles of design in a well-founded way (lines, proportion, rhythm, balance, observation of the human body, movement).
BA2 - The student has the necessary knowledge, skills and insights regarding material, form, action, concepts, function and contents of the chosen medi
The student can develop an innovative color image and choice of materials.
BA5 - When developing his/her personal visual language the students starts from a searching and reflective attitude when developing one's own visual language.
The student can dialogue.
The student has a critical and investigative attitude towards work and working method.
BA6 - The student understands the characteristics of his/her personal designs and/or realizations and is able to communicate about this in an appropriate manner.
The student can communicate his/her work verbally, digitally and/or visually.
The student can stage his / her collection in a personal and visionary way, taking into account direction, rhythm and timing
The student can present his collection, taking into account the context in which he / she acts, in a personal and visionary way.
BA7 - The student is able to organize his/her artistic project in consultation with others.
The student follows a logical, regular and progressive work process.
The student is able to work in a process-based way.
The student can integrate comments of his/her teachers in his/her workin process.
The student adheres to the set deadlines.

Course content

During the evaluation of the collection at the “final fitting (pas)” a selection is made by the jury members with regard to the presentation on the catwalk. A different style of presentation can be mutually agreed upon.
- research historical theme: content and graphic imagery - development of a concept and graphic representation - development of a sketchbook - developing first silhouette based on the elaborated concept - thorough individual research as a basis for development of color and fabric choice and collection construction - elaborate workbook with graphic weathering of this research - development of 5 total silhouettes, based on design drawings, free modeling experiments and toile studies - elaboration of accessories and styling.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis165,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic practical assessment100,00

Evaluation (text)

permanent evaluations and show / check moments during the academic year
semester 1: first directional evaluation after closure of semester 1
semester 2: final jury after closing 2nd semester