Art Direction for Fashion part-time

Unlock your creative potential and master the art of visual storytelling in fashion with our comprehensive part-time course on Art Direction for Fashion. Designed for aspiring stylists and future art directors, this course offers a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, guiding you through the intricate process of creating visually compelling fashion narratives. Through engaging workshops, personalized feedback sessions, and real-world projects with leading fashion brands, you’ll gain the skills and confidence needed to excel in the dynamic world of fashion.

Level: Certificate of Completion

Duration: 12 weeks

When: On Fridays, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm


Autumn 2024 session: September 27th – December 13th

Language: English only

Credits: 0

Tuition fee: 2.050*

Enrolment fee: € 175**

Admission: open for admission

Maximum number of students: 16

*Autumn 2024 session: early bird tuition fee of € 1.850 available if you register and complete the full payment before the 26th of July 2024.

**Enrolment fee is due at the moment of registration and it is not refundable.

Course Highlights:

Comprehensive Learning: Gain a thorough understanding of art direction and styling, from concept creation to execution.
Hands-On Experience: Participate in practical workshops, photoshoots, and creative projects to apply your learning in real-world scenarios.
Industry-Relevant Skills: Learn from case studies of renowned brands like PVH, Uniqlo, Karl Lagerfeld, or Numero and more
Real-World Engagement: Benefit from the unique opportunity to collaborate with real fashion companies, gaining invaluable industry insights and experience.
Personalized Guidance: Receive one-on-one sessions with experienced instructors to refine your skills and projects.
Creative Expression: Explore various methods of creative expression, including collage, moodboard creation, and visual storytelling.

Why choose this course:

Expert Instruction: Learn from experienced fashion professionals who bring real-world insights into the classroom.
Industry Engagement: Collaborate with renowned fashion companies, gaining practical experience and valuable industry connections.
Creative Community: Join a network of like-minded individuals passionate about fashion and art direction.
Career Advancement: Equip yourself with the skills and portfolio to stand out in the competitive fashion industry.

Enroll now to the transformative journey that blends creativity, technical skills, and professional insights, empowering you to become a visionary in the world of fashion art direction and styling.

Course subjects:
  • Introduction to the Module and Self Moodboard Creation
  • Art Direction & Styling of the Commercial Photoshoot
  • Collage as a Method of Creative Expression and Moodboard Creation
  • Storytelling – Reverse Engineering
  • Model Studio Photoshoot
  • Product Photography Art Direction & Styling
  • Styling outfits without the Model
  • Art Direction and Composition
  • One-to-One Sessions and Final Presentation

This course is perfect for:

• Fashion lovers looking to specialize in art direction.
• Professionals in the fashion industry seeking to enhance their styling skills.
• Aspiring fashion stylists.
• Creative individuals with a passion for fashion and visual storytelling.

Step 1: Fill out the Request for Information form or sign up to an Open Day. Of course, you can also apply immediately filling out the Application Form clicking the “Apply Now” button;

Step 2: We will send you more details by email and/or we will schedule a call or meeting with you;

Step 3: After the call or meeting, you will be able to fill out the “Application Form” clicking the “Apply Now” button;

Step 4: Submit the application form, curriculum vitae, digital copy of your passport and proof of payment of the enrolment fee (€ 175).

Step 5: We will send you the invoice and we will confirm your enrolment once we receive the payment of the tuition fee.

Tuition fee: € 2.050*


Application fee: € 175**


The Amsterdam Fashion Academy is a non-governmental and non-subsidized institute.


Not eligible to receive studiefinanciering.


Fees are equal for Europen and non-European students.


*Early bird tuition fee of €1.850 available if you apply and pay the fees before 28th of June, 2024 (Autumn 2024 edition)

**Application fee is due at the moment of registration.

**Enrolment fee is due at the moment of registration.

After completing the Art Direction for Fashion part-time course, we suggest you the following course:

Fashion Business

Create your own brand concept or develop a career within the corporate industry.

Experience the Amsterdam Fashion Academy like never before during our exclusive Open Days. These personalized experience, led by our experienced lecturers, offer an in-depth exploration of the fashion world.


Explore our campus, including captivating fashion exhibitions, receive detailed explanations about our programs, and seize the opportunity to connect with our community of current students and accomplished alumni. Plus, prepare to immerse yourself in our exciting hands-on workshops, allowing you to discover your passion and potential firsthand.

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