Soulful Fashion Design and Illustration Level 2: Developing Ideas

Study fashion design online with Laura Volpintesta’s

Soulful Fashion Immersion Online Semester Level 2!

with the success of Soulful Fashion Immersion Level One,  graduates of Level one 12 week program or who have completed the first two 7week programs, you can study fashion online deeper with:

Please visit the course page to register!

Through video demonstrations, discussions, sharing and projects, you will get to know your own style much better through exploration and expression, while focusing in on markets and aspects of fashion that will deepen your vocabulary.


  1. technical drawings from existing garments honing in on fine detail representation to a professional level. (don’t worry!  you can do it, it’s fun, informative and great to know!)
  2. designing for hand knits/crochet as well as cut-and-sewn knits, jerseys, stretch knits, rib knits, knit laces, matte jerseys… expand your awareness of these materials and their unique capabilities, as well as practice illustrating them.
  3. explore print design and use it to design a unique group, recolor and reproduce swatches to hone your gouache and color skills. This is very effective and fun!
  4. strengthen your detailing and shading skills through design of a white or monochromatic group/collection.
  5. create severalcroquis groups and finish illustrations for your favorites.
  6. model drawing review and practice
  7. explore evening concepts and seasonal concepts
  8. explore stripe and plaid, and their relationship to the GRAIN of the fabric
  9. learn techniques for rendering satin, lace, fur, tafetta, sequin, leather, and tulle.
  10. EXCELLENT preparation for portfolio, through the development of these groups!!!

Sounds like a lot…  Well, it is, but….

You will never be the same again! I can’t think of a better way to enjoy a frosty evening and lose yourself in your imagination and the world of fashion.

I hope you’ll join me!  Level one was a blast and you all came so far….




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and get your creative fashion tools
  • "BUILDING the FASHION FIGURE" video lesson with Laura- for all body types

  • PDF EBOOK: "100 Fashion Design Inspiration Prompts" , including  Croquis sketching templates so you'll have figures to draw your ideas onto right away

  • Start sketching for the sheer sake of tapping into your innate creativity. This is where YOU begin and the magic will flow if you give it the time, love and attention.  There is NO art quite like fashion!