The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents a Design Workshop: Inspired by The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta Saturday, November 11, 2017: 2 p.m.–4 p.m.
Try your hand at fashion design in this workshop for adults!
Marissa Hershon, curatorial assistant of decorative arts, design, and craft, begins the afternoon with a presentation on the exhibition The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta, highlighting the cultural motifs and works of art that served as points of inspiration for Oscar de la Renta’s designs.
Then, local Houston fashion/jewelry designer and Glassell School of Art instructor Jessica McMahon focuses on how to conceptualize a cohesive design, addressing color choice, pattern, and shape.
You can create inspiration mood boards using sketching and collaging techniques.
Following the workshop, you are invited to visit the exhibition.
Pictured: House Sketch of Evening Dress of Polychrome Lamé, Sable, and Metallic Braid, fall 1968, courtesy of Oscar de la Renta Archive.