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6 Lessons (38m)
    • 1. Trailer

      0:55
    • 2. Research and Moodboard

      10:19
    • 3. Sketch and Measurements

      9:39
    • 4. Bonus Clip: Clay Modeling

      4:11
    • 5. Material and Color

      12:31
    • 6. More Creative Classes on Skillshare

      0:33

Project Description

Sketch your own eyewear design

Research and Moodboard

  1. Research for inspiration

    Research for inspiration on the internet, in magazines and in inspirational environments

    Internet: 

    http://blog.stylesight.com

    https://www.pinterest.com

    Magazine:

    You can pull images from current and old magazines 

    Inspirational Environments

    Walk through your neighborhood or other enviornments and snap photos of buildings,items, the sky, ANYTHING that catches your eye.

    Eyewear History Books

    FASHION SPECTACLES SPECTACULAR FASHION

    By: Simon Murray & Nicky Albrechtsen

    EYEWEAR A VISUAL HISTORY

    By: Moss Lipow 

  2. Cutout and pull photos

    Cutout and pull photos

    Gather all of the images / photos from your journey of reasearching, then organize to make cut-outs.

  3. Piece together moodboard

    Piece together moodboard

    Gather all of your image cut-outs and tap or paste them onto a Board, Paper, Your Wall. 

    You can also create a moodboard on Photoshop or Illustrator if you advanced.

  4. Identify theme for collection

    Identify theme for collection

    You can view your Moodboard and come up with a cohesive theme for your collection of designs.

  5. Submit photo of moodboard

     Submit photo of moodboard

    Send us an image of your Moodboard. If you physically made one, You can take a photo or even scan it.

    If you are more advanced, you can send a JPEG file of your Moodboard that was made on Illustrator or Photoshop or even PowerPoint.

Sketch and Measurements

  1. Sketch shapes inspired by moodboard in sketch book

    Sketch shapes inspired by moodboard in sketch book. These shapes will be connected and transformed to create your temple, bridge and frame.

  2. Create 3 eyewear sketches from shapes

    Play with the look and feel of the shapes and textures to create eyewear for your collection

    Choose an images from your mood board  that most inspires you. You can pick a texture,shape,color or more to incorporate into your designs and lead  you with ideas for your eyewear sketch. 

  3. Choose 1 favorite sketch

    Choose 1 favorite sketch

    When you are in the process of choosing your favorite sketch, make sure it is a style that is not only fashionable but also functional.

  4. Add measurements to sketch

    Add measurements to sketch

    You can use our measurement guide to help with the basic measurements.

    If you have no idea about measurement of sunglasses, it may help to use a pair of your own glasses as a guide to get a feel of the measurements.

  5. Share all 3 sketches (1 with measurements)

    Now that you have 3 sketch concepts, share them in your student project area to get feedback from you fellow students!

Material and Color

  1. Find color inspiration in moodboard

    Find color inspiration in moodboard

    Use your Moodboard & Theme to get the colorway ideas for your sunnies

  2. Add color call outs to sketch

    Add color call outs to sketch

    Mark all of the details on the sunglasses to add the colors you want. Be sure to mark the Temple , Frame, and Lens + Other Details. Its important to add key notes that will show an example of the colors. 

    You can do this straight on your sketch. You can also Scan or Take a photo of your sketch onto your computer to use the document to type your call outs. 

  3. Add material call outs to sketch

    Add material call outs to sketch

    Mark & Add Material Call outs on the Temple, Frame and Lens + Other Details. 

  4. Submit sketch with color and material call outs

    Submit sketch with color and material call outs

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