FASHION CREATIVE - 2D to 3D course with Yaroslava Gerfanová


The first program in English language (czech, russian and ukrainian possible)! This course is designed to guide you through the creative process in fashion. You will be introduced to a number of methods for design like: Research, Documentation of ideas with sketchbook, basic Fashion Illustration, 3D Experimentation, Development of concepts, Design Presentation.

The work begins from a set brief through the research process to formulate your own unique ideas, find an inspiration and build a strong visual concept of your contemporary collection.
By using 3D experimental draping you will learn an intuitive and playful way to create garments. Folding, layering, twisting and other techniques will lead you to amazing results and encourage to develop range of designs also based on your draped work.
Working on design documentation as well as working with fabric on a dummy will help you to focus on ideas for shapes, details and your personal statement. In conclusion you will have a fashion sketchbook with a visual story and creative process of designing a mini collection (6 – 8 outfits) and two draped garments from this collection.
The course will suit beginners who have not designed before or those who have more experience and want to boost their fantasy and creativity to a new level. Look at portfolio free drape of Yaroslava

Main language in class is English, but is possible speak:

  • Russian
  • Ukrainian 
  • Italian

Photo: fashion designer: Vendula Molochova / final work free drape, graduate 2016, photo: Milan Reznicek


Where: Korunní 101, Praha 3 - Vinohrady
Contact:;  +420 728 562 404
Application: You can sign up via email or fill in application. Write your name, age, experience, billing information (address). We will contact you within 24 hours.


Course First lesson (weekend) Last lesson next weekend) Day Time Availability Tutor Timetable
2018 January / February 2018   saturday and sunday (2 weekends) 10.00 - 17.00 free Yaroslava Gerfanova Fashion creative timetable*
* language: English (omluvte rychlý český překlad)


Yaroslava Gerfanova is a young fashion designer and patternmaker. Lives and works between Prague and Rome. After attending design school in Kiev she moved to Prague to finish her studies at The College of Fashion. Upon graduating, Yaroslava had an internship as an assistant costume designer in Rome, Italy and started to work as a patternmaker and technical designer for emerging fashion brands. Focused on quality and combining both traditional&innovative techniques designer creates a new sense of elegance and sophisticated style. Yaroslava Gerfanova also works as a stylist, makes bespoke tailored clothing and limited collections.

The number of students in the studio:  5

Course structure

  • 2 weekends: 12 and 13 November, 19 and 20 Novembr (4 meetings in the studio)
  • time 10.00 - 17.00 (each lesson is 6 hours long, 1 hour is break for lunch)

Materials available in atelier

  • Glue Stick
  • Ruler
  • Paper scissors
  • Tape
  • Stapler
  • Fabric scissors
  • Tape measure

Materials to bring

  • A3 Sketch pad / Drawing pad
  • A3 or squared hard backed sketchbook
  • Drawing Kit – Pencils(HB-5B), Colour Pencils
  • Colour - felt tip/marker pens, pens, watercolor, acrylics or gouache
  • Eraser and Pencil Sharpener
  • Set of brushes for painting
  • Digital camera (can be a smartphone with good camera)
  • Old magazines (fashion, interiors, garden, books, newspapers, flyers -    to be cut up)
  • Laptop
  • Pins (you can also buy them in atelier)
  • Threads
  • Needles


Course Date Price 
2018 please call +420 728 562 404 10.900 CZK