Learn how to transform your fashion ideas into illustrations as you pick up insider tips with designer Lauren Cheri.


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In a Nutshell

Fashion illustrator and designer Lauren Cheri reveals how sketches go from a concept to an in-store collection as you draw your own designs.

The Fine Print

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What You'll Do

Everything in your closet began as a fashion sketch on paper. Fashion illustrator and designer Lauren Cheri breaks down the industry as she overviews the fashion figure and design process, shows you how to turn your inspired ideas into world-class fashion illustrations, and explains what it's really like to work in the industry. Leave with your one-of-a-kind original illustration and an insider's take on the behind-the-scenes world of fashion.

  • Turn Ideas into Finished Designs
    Using insider techniques, fashion illustrator Lauren Cheri helps you realize your ideas for dresses, shirts, and pants

  • Fashion Industry Crash Course
    Lauren offers insight into the fashion industry, including how she turned her sketches into real garments sold in Chicago

Each event is capped at 10 participants; each event requires a minimum of 4 participants in order to take place.

Your Host

Lauren CheriLauren Cheri
Fashion Illustrator

Bloomingdales. Macy’s. Eileen Fisher. Lauren Cheri's resume reads like an inventory list of a fashionista's dream closet. The fashion illustrator and artist has sketched designs for an array of top brands, in addition to running a fashion illustration blog and serving as the Founding President of The Society of Chicago Fashion Illustrators. She also likes to get hands-on with her art, making corsets, silk paintings, and screen prints, and releasing a wearable art collection each year.

Scheduled Dates

  • Tuesday (2 p.m.–4 p.m.)
    December 31

  • Wednesday (2 p.m.–4 p.m.)
    November 13 | November 20
    December 4 | December 11 | December 18

  • Friday (2 p.m.–4 p.m.)
    December 13 | December 20

  • Saturday (2 p.m.–4 p.m.)
    November 16

  • Sunday (2 p.m.–4 p.m.)
    November 10 | November 24
    December 8 | December 22

Where You'll Meet

The event will be held at an Uptown residence and design studio. The exact address will be shared after purchase.

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