Students' report

Up-to-date report from one of our students!

Christine Lesperance
Reporter
Christine Lesperance

Nationality: American
Course: shoe design and making
Program: One year
Period : Apr.25,2016-July 29,2016


After briefly studying Fashion Design at the Arts Institute in Miami, Christine came to Florence to study shoe design/making which was her real passion. At Accademia Riaci, she began her Shoe Design course with Professor Andrea Roth, a one-time designer for the Ferragamo shoe brand. In the design course, Christine was taught all of the design elements for creating beautiful footwear. She also learned how to balance creativity with technical skills. Upon completion of the design course, she was excited to move on to Shoe Making which is taught by Mr. Angelo.

Jun. 13, 2016 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Christine Lesperance | Course: Shoe Making/Design

Shoe Making 9-Atelier One-Year Course 2016

Christine LESPERANCE_20160422_01
In the Footwear Design Course, using a Light Table helps to speed up the process in completing one’s collection. When having to sketch multiple shoes of a similar design, we simply take a finished sketch, trace the outer sole on another piece of paper, and then from there we create a new style for the upper. And repeat.

Christine LESPERANCE_20160422_02
Some design students prefer to alternate between sketching while sitting and standing. Sometimes the change can prompt one’s creative juices to flow!

Christine LESPERANCE_20160422_03
After touring the Gucci Museum of Fashion, Professor Andrea, along with students John and Christine, enjoy a lovely Aperitivo right outside the Museum located at Piazza Signoria. It was fun getting to know one other outside of a classroom atmosphere.


Ask a question to this reporter

Comment

OTHER REPORT

Shoe Making 14-Atelier Course 2017

很快的,一年的課程就過了一半,這禮拜過去,聖誕節就要到來了。有些短期課程的同學,在星期五課程結束後就要回去他們的國家…
Language:   Reporter: Li SHIAU-TING
Course: Shoe Making/Design

Read more

Interior Design 15-One Year Course 2017(Student1)

Winter Sales Me and my housemate went to Barberino Designer…
Language:   Reporter: Juan ZHI YANG
Course: Interior Design

Read more

Painting Restoration 63-Internship Course 2017-2018

欠損にグアッシュで周りの色にできるだけ近い色を作り、ベースカラーを施していきます。 …
Language:   Reporter: Eri Hosokawa
Course: Restoration of Paintings

Read more

more

CONTACT US

At Accademia Riaci, we are recruiting Course Reporters from our students. The students who are chosen to become Course Reporters are given 10 % of the tuition as their scholarship fee.
The Reporters who have submitted excellent reports will have his or her profile posted on our school website for the next 5 years as an alumnae and will be able to connect with their business chancesafter their graduation.

Read more

Apply Now
Contact Us
TEL +39 055-289831
FAX +39 055-212791
E-MAIL
VIA DE' CONTI, 4
50123 FLORENCE (ITALY)

Italian Language Plus course

    Skype

    You can contact us via Skype Call me!-Accademia Riaci
    » Get Skype! (FREE CALL)

    Search

    eduitalia

    Student Gallery