Apparel Crew designs for “Black Joy”

Youth in the Apparel crew are working on outfit designs for a transitional shot “Black Joy” for Futureworlds. Each individual youth is participating by creating their own version of clothing that represents the story in the film.  Down below you’ll find some pictures of the youth working in the making. – Trent Lee, Apparel Instructor

Futureworlds Fashion Shoot

Youth-designed fashions are central to the Futureworlds production every year, which often includes a runway show. The fashion show centers womxn and femmes of color and features their custom up-cycled looks. Photos by Allam Mella. Models are Ronnie Strew, Dasani Baker, Asialiah Delgado. Designers are Jose Bryant, Paloma Lombardi-Ortiz, Ruby Lopez, Kego, Ronnie Strew. [All…

Crew Blog: Apparel Design looking forward to Winter session

At the start and end of each workshop, we take breaths and center oureselves in the work we do together. We also open space to talk about whatever we’re feeling that day and discuss what’s happening in the program.  Week one felt like a successful session with the youth. We worked on patching pieces of…

Fruition การบรรลุผล

Sunday November 4th AS220 Youth members modeled for Fruition การบรรลุผล, a collaboration between Apparel Instructor and alum Ming aka Mr. PPho and Visuals Coordinator Nick Carter aka ASMR Homegoods.     Check out some pics of our members in the fashion show below.        

Visuals Blog: Chill Vibes at the Printshop

Chill vibes this week at the printshop. As the weather gets colder the images are becoming more graphic. It’s great how you can transform original artwork into unique clothing. All the visual classes are interconnected Here at youth a design developed in screenprinting transforms in fashion design via experimental dye techniques. Toxic Ways is an up…

Visuals Blog: Tie Dye and Rainbow Roll

The weather is changing but we are printing like its spring in our Screen Printing class. Once you know the process the possibilities are endless. We are developing our rainbow roll techniques this week. Both of these prints bring swirls of color to the image for a rather trippy effect.   In Fashion Design this…

Visuals Blog: Screen Printing Amazingness

The designs this week have been killer in Screen Printing and Print 1 on 1 . We have some budding designers and the beginning of a collective on our hand. Youth are learning the tricks to the screenprinting process – like that amazingness you of a  rainbow pull. Look at those flowers! every print is…

Visuals Blog: Screen Print and Heat Transfer Shirts

Some highlights from Fashion Design this week where we made heat transfer shirts of custom designs. Folks were making images in all kinds of media to ultimately produce some amazing pieces.        Youth were learning and honing their skills in the process of screen printing this week at the AS220 Printshop. #chill+blade is…