Textile, Fashion Arts and Cosmetology is one of the Programs in the Jah Kente International Department of Fine Arts. Department of Fine Arts
Course Unit 1 - Introduction to Fashion Design The opening course unit on Day 1 will provide our young employees with a relevant overview of the fashion industry today, as well as exploring design trends and movements from important fashion era from the 20th, 19th and 18th centuries.
From Components of Fashion to Haute Couture to Production, trainees will be given practical aspects of career preparation in the fashion design industry. Therefore, will you have both the breadth and depth, as you explore the full scope of essential topics in fashion design. The discussions and course activities are directed for our young employees to develop and apply critical thinking skills while the included roles playing will appeal to a variety of learning styles and keep all trainees engaged. It is fascinating. practical, appealing, and enrichening.
Course Unit 2 - Elements and Principles of Design
Course Unit 2 turns attention to the most important principles and elements of design. Trainees are guided through the four primary design elements – line, shape, size, space, color, texture, exploring each individually and as a component element in creating an overall concept. The design principles of emphasis, balance, harmony, emphasis (repetition), pattern, and gradient are also introduced and discussed at length, both independently and in conjunction with one another.
Course Unit 3 - The Use of Color in Fashion Design The final unit of the course introduces candidates to the most important considerations and fundamentals when it comes to using color strategically as a fashion designer. From color selection to ensuring total cohesion and avoiding clashes, candidates build a much deeper understanding of strategic color use.
The gradient trend is extremely versatile. It can be bold or subtle, the focal point of a design or a background element. And because they mix and blend different shades of color, gradients can create new color combinations that feel different and modern, lending a completely unique feel to designs. Unit 3 also addresses the upon the basics of dress design.
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives - Nancy Pelosi (left); United States senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (middle); Congressman Jim Clyburn (right).
Wassa, Cosmetologist and Entrepreneur
The cosmetology component may spark your interest in becoming an esthetician, living and breathing in a creative career applying skincare and makeup services. Estheticians enjoy their roles in spas, salons, resorts, and other work environments because they have the freedom to express their creativity while bringing out the unique qualities of their clients as they help them relax. This is an an intensive two two-week program in the course.
COURSE UNIT LEVEL 1: CORE In Course Unit Level 1 phase of the skin program, the young employees “learn the rules” and theory behind a results-oriented skin treatment and gain a thorough understanding of each step. They also learn the hair removal theory required to perform a successful service. Each day of the Core program builds upon the previous day’s learning. The Course Unit Level phase includes live educator demonstrations and hands-on learning. The Future Professional is well prepared to move into the next phase of the program.
COURSE UNIT LEVEL 2: ADAPTIVE The Adaptive phase of the skin program features more technical and service information that builds upon the core knowledge in Level 1. The young trainees become oriented to the clinic classroom where the guest service experience occurs. They “apply the rules” and practice the technical procedures learned to accommodate the needs of the service guest. The Adaptive phase provides the structure to offer an extraordinary guest service and establish the necessary business skills to succeed.
COURSE UNIT LEVEL 3: CREATIVE In the Creative phase of the skin program, the Future Professionals discover new industry information and trends. They are inspired to develop their craft by learning how to “expand the rules” and individualize the service to each service guest’s needs. The Future Professionals are motivated, directed, and coached to participate in peer teaching “objective-based education” for (as is reinforced) “the one who does the work does the learning.”
Other components of Textile and Fashion Arts, and Cosmetology.
Trainees will take lessons public speaking skills, runway walk, and how to dress appropriately for various settings, occasions, and good manners - etiquettes - that cut across cultures and generations.
Fashion photographer trainees from the Visual Career Group, including digital photography, will work with the Fashion Arts Career Group to apply technical aspects of professional photography that range from taking and sharing pictures, culminating in a photographic project that demonstrates their skills in a portfolio or exhibition, and shooting models engaged in the Fashion Arts demonstrations. The photographer trainees will set up lighting and image selection, retouching, and ultimately, branding and submitting their work for publication to the Media and Communication Arts Career Group.