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Principles of Printed Textiles – webinar series

Pat Hardcastle and Trevor Larkins, focus on printed textiles along with the key criteria required for defining best fabric bases, colour specifications, production principles and points to be noted when fabric is submitted for bulk. Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

Colour in our Lives: creating spaces for our well-being – Webinar Series

This series of talks focuses on the importance of our association with art and colour and its impact on our environment. Our guests share their experiences, insight and personal relationship to the use of colour; so applicable to the challenges of the current global situation. Includes BSL interpreter as part of our inclusion policy.

Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

Colour in Stage and Costume Design – webinar series

Julane Sullivan, leading costume designer explained how colour helps inform an audience of production theme, time setting, geographic location, character status, relationships and personality, as well as guide the audience focus at specific moments in a production. Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

Colour in the Design and the Textile Supply Chain

Learn how and why colour and its communication in the textile supply chain can have positive benefits for the planet and why everyone should use a colour system from designers through to dyers. Take the assessment and receive your certificate to show your achievement.

Available as a single purchase or group purchase option for employers and colleges/ universities to enroll employees and students and to monitor their progress.

intermediate 8 hours £400 Details

Colour and Vision – your entry to another world!

A fun and informative look at colour and vision and how this affects our perception and understanding of the world.

FREE TO COLLEGE MEMBERS 

foundation 30 minutes £10 Details

Textile Care Labelling – webinar series

Sue Bolton, leading textile consultant explained why we use symbols and not words, and the importance of accuracy in care labelling. The content is accessible to all levels. Free to SDC members with discount code.

foundation £20 Details

The Crutchley Archive – A Colourful Textile History – webinar series

Dr Anita Quye, Senior Lecturer in Conservation Science and Head of History of Art at the University of Glasgow introduced The Crutchley Archive and it’s importance. The content is accessible to all levels. Free to SDC members with discount code.

foundation £20 Details

Colour Management for Print Designers and Printers – webinar series

Duncan Ross, Commercial Director AVA CAD CAM Group focuses on the essentials of colour management for fashion print designers, screen printers and digital printers. The content is accessible to all levels. Free to SDC members with discount code.

foundation £20 Details

The History and Development of Colour Measurement – webinar series

This webinar covers the reasons why we need to measure colour and focuses on the colour measurement of surfaces. It  looks at the history of colour matching experiments which led to the development of instrumental colour measuring systems. The relationship between the way that the human eye and brain interprets colour appearance is explored to… Read more »

foundation £20 Details

How did I get here? – webinar series

An engaging and informative networking event for anyone interested in a career in the fashion and textile industry, with presentations from industry professionals from leading organisations who will share their career experiences and how they started in the sector. Essential for early career professionals, if you are about to graduate, or just looking for inspiration… Read more »

foundation 1 hour £20 Details

There is more to Colour Measurement than just CIE L*a*b* – webinar series

Matt Russell introduces colour and colour measurement. The content is accessible to all levels.  Free to SDC members with discount code.

foundation 1 hour £20 Details

Dyeing with GOTS – An Organic Perspective – webinar series

Mr Sumit Gupta introduces GOTS, its benefits and how it is implemented. The content is accessible to all levels.  Free to SDC members with discount code.

foundation 1 hour £20 Details

A History of Dyes: from Ancient Egypt to modern times – Webinar series

Dr Christine Holdstock introduces a history of dyes from Ancient Egypt through to modern times, how we use dyes today and their applications. The content is accessible to all levels.  Free to SDC members with discount code.

foundation 1 hour £20 Details

A History of Pigments: from cave paintings to the present day – Webinar series

Dr Christine Holdstock introduces a history of pigments from cave paintings to the present day. From art to high-tech applications. The content is accessible to all levels.  Free to SDC members with discount code.

foundation 1 hour £20 Details

Chemical Compliance – webinar series

Dr Siva Rama Kumar Pariti from Sustainable Textiles Solutions (STS) explains chemical compliance using 2 systems available to make the industry less environmentally damaging. The content is accessible to all levels. Free to SDC members with discount code.

foundation 1 hour £20 Details