The History of Fashion Through the Ages, from Greeks to Present Day

by  Lucienne Sharpe- Touch the Sky

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To create atmosphere from a simple line drawing making a line show the flow of clothes.
This Program will offer sketching and drawing of fashion styles as well as looking at Images taken from Museums such as the Victoria and Albert Museum London and Worthing Museum in Sussex and the British Museum London and their room of Elgin Marbles with unique Greek and Roman statues.
We will learn how to draw sharply and quickly the styles of fashion designs using pencil, wash and charcoal.
We will discuss the way the Greeks dressed and how society has influenced our Dress through time.
We will listen to how famous people such as Jackie Kennedy and Princess Diana have shown their personalities through their dress.
We will study Elizabethan Costumes,Victorian and Baroque as well as how the Sixties was a time of short dresses and boots.

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45 Minutes

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Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons Content Providers: Content Providers

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Primary Disciplines

Best Practice, Career Education, Character Education, Collaboration, Community Interests, Economics/Business, Family & Consumer Science, Fine Arts, Foreign/World Languages, Gifted & Talented, Health/Physical Education, Industrial Technology, International, Language Arts/English, Leadership, Literacy, Mathematics, Performing Arts, Problem Solving, Reading, Sciences, Service Learning, Social Studies/History, Special Education, Special Needs, Standards, Technology/Information Science, Writing

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Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

Booking Information

Teachers may wish to discuss using this as part of a Module for an Arts Accreditation The Story of Fashion through the Ages, from Ancient Greece to the present day. Lucienne Sharpe is a past Researcher and Alumni of Fashion having studied at the Famous Central St Martins Arts College England.She studied with Bill Gibb who became one of the most famous Fashion Designers of the Sixties, Designing and making Dresses for Film stars such as Elizabeth Taylor. We will look at Images of Fashion and discuss how Fashion has changed through the Ages and shows reflections of Societies life style. This is one of one Video Conference when requested or to be streamed or part of a Module. It can be used for Accreditation with specific targets.

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We will not charge for programs canceled due to nature i.e snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites with less than 48 hours notice.

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Lucienne Sharpe- Touch the Sky

Bognor Regis, west sussex
United Kingdom

I have been an educator for many years as Head of English and Performing Arts. I have gained exemplary status by Ofsted. I have now gained a Masters Degree in how to write a novel and am about to publish my first book. It is all these wonderful skills I bring to my lessons, especially in constructing good stories and the understanding of the genius of Shakespeare. Join me please on this journey of delight as we share the wonder of creativity and excellence. Imagine seeing the true Macbeth, the love of Romeo and Juliet, or the ability to write a story that gets top marks. Learn the beauty of Robert Browning's The Marriage Portrait, the heartbreak of post-war poetry, and the poems of Maya Angelou.I offer Art as well to develop key skills of line and color focusing on the history of Art and Fashion.I will teach and inspire you, and work with you to enhance both writing and historical skills. I offer books and worksheets to enable you to develop skills for successful outcomes, especially exams.I have won many awards with the CILC.


Program Details


We will look at Images from a variety of sources such as Museums and Drawings and then discuss the change in Historic Context. We could also do some drawings to share. it would be good if there was another school to share designs across the Link with. Discussions as well to compare the fashions.
We will look at the Greek costumes and 1920's as well.
We may also show how to do details using pencils for such designs as lace.


Explore the past such as Roman Clothes
Appreciate the difference in Designs from Greek to today
Look at how Elizabethans dressed
Talk about how important fashion is to you.
To see the Authentic Designs
Gain an understanding of what goes on in an Art College.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

As a result of these sessions students will gain a better understanding of how clothes are an influence and how wonderful they are. They will also learn about textiles and colours.
All National Curriculum Standards are part of these sessions.
All Key Stages.1-5 and Higher Education Standards. This could be part of an Accreditation.

State Standards

All Key Stages
National Curriculum subjects include: