Fashion Illustration Workshops for Secondary Schools

Fashion Illustration Classes for Schools

Empowering future fashion and textile designers


Elevate your visual arts program with an industry-aligned fashion illustration workshop, tailored to inspire and empower the next generation of creative minds and designers.

Workshop Overview 

Jo Stanes’ Fashion Illustration Workshops are an exclusive opportunity for your students to channel their creative and visual style into original fashion designs under the guidance of an industry professional with years of experience in the field and teaching. 

Jo fuses traditional teaching with cutting-edge creativity to give your students an interactive, hands-on introduction into the world of fashion and textile design. 

From moodboarding and colour theory, to fashion figure illustration, garment design and material experimentation, each carefully curated activity sparks creativity, refines design skills, and cultivates critical thinking and problem-solving abilities - readying your students for academic success and future creative endeavours.

Tailored For Secondary Schools

Our Fashion Illustration Workshops are purposefully designed to enrich your visual arts curriculum with real-world guidance from industry professionals and art teachers.  

We cater to both Junior and Senior High School students, offering age-appropriate content and flexible durations to meet your school schedule and learning priorities.

Choose from two-hour, four-hour and full day workshops. 

Learning Outcomes

Our learning outcomes go beyond the sketchbook.

Your students will emerge from the Workshop a portfolio-ready skill set and increased confidence in their artistic abilities through carefully curated activities, including:

👁️ Moodboarding:  Learning how to use visual storytelling to create inspirational mood boards to support the design process. 

✏️ Illustration: Developing traditional manual drawing, sketching and illustration techniques to develop dynamic fashion figures and design expressions. 

🧵 Textile Techniques: Experimenting with fabrics, patterns, embellishments, and hand rendering to bring their design visions to life.

👗 Collection Design: Mastering the art of conceptualising, planning, and executing a cohesive and visually striking fashion collection. From swimwear to couture, sleepwear to menswear, this journey empowers students to celebrate their distinct personal style.

Meet The Teacher 

Jo is a phenomenal artist, designer, and educator with a deep love of textiles and apparel.

With over 11 years of expertise intricately entwined in textile design, Jo has left an indelible mark on industry titans including David Jones, Myer, Freedom, Pillow Talk, JC Penney, and a lineup of other iconic names. Her creative prowess extends from dreamy bedding collections to the chicest swimwear and everything in between.

But what truly sets Jo apart is her profound commitment to empowering the next generation of creatives. From envisioning breathtaking designs to bringing them to life, Jo offers an unparalleled and inspiring experience for every aspiring designer. 

INVESTMENT $66 per student

Get your students portfolio-ready with Jo Stanes’
Fashion Illustration Workshops. 
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