Since its inception JD Institute of Fashion Technology has grown from strength to strength, achieving new milestones every year. These achievements have further led it to be recognized as the go to institute for design related courses. JD Institute of Fashion Technology is all set to create a new milestone with its fresh new centre in the land of sun, sand and bohemia – Goa. On 29th September 2019, JD Institute of Fashion Technology held a workshop on the introduction of Fashion and Interior Designing along with Hairstyling & Make-up Artistry courses for the students of Caculo College, Mapusa and Mahila Nutan School, Margao.
The workshop was divided into three time segments for each course, which were conducted by the mentors of Makeup, Fashion and Interior Design. JD Mentor, Ms. Alexandra Vaz presided over the make-up session which commenced with a powerpoint presentation, that highlighted the use of make-up, types of make-up and the industry as a whole. The students were also taken through a day and night make-up demo. Post the presentation, the mentor interacted with the students to understand their interests and requirements to help guide them.
The fashion designing session was conducted by JD mentor, Ms. Joanna D’cunha who introduced students to block printing, illustrations and styling wherein she covered topics on defining a motif, understanding printing with blocks, practical block printing in different repeats – straight repeat, drop repeat, half drop repeat, border design, radiating design and irregular placement. The students were educated about illustrations and styling through the concept of balance, photo analysis, illustration and styling a garment using textures.
Whereas the Interior Designing session was conducted by JD mentor, Ms. Padma Shalgar who made a presentation on the basics of interior design wherein she explained to them about types of letterings, drafting of perspective views, sketching and colours alongwith Auto CAD 2D. The students were shown a video on creating models for furniture and also explained to them how innovative they could get. The students were then handed materials like ice-cream sticks, poster paints, scissors, glue, chart paper, coloured card sheets, coloured matchsticks and brush to create furniture model.
Overall the sessions helped them to understand the different courses better to make an educated decision before enrolling for either of the courses. We look forward to inviting new faces and encouraging young talent.