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Figure Analysis

Main Core Tie

Fashion Design Studio
Strand 5 Standard 1

Additional Core Ties

Fashion Design Studio
Strand 2 Standard 1

Fashion Design Studio
Strand 2 Standard 2

Fashion Design Studio
Strand 2 Performance Skills

Time Frame

4 class periods of 45 minutes each

Group Size

Small Groups


Rebecca Parkinson


Teach students to apply the Principles and Elements to their body type. This lesson Plan can be taught with Principles and Elements of Design or with the Personal Fashion Unit. Includes powerpoint on Face shapes, and discussion of personal colors.


Outlined in attached lesson plan

Background for Teachers

Elements and Principles of Design. Sketching Techniques.

Student Prior Knowledge

Elements and Principles of Design Sketching Techniques

Intended Learning Outcomes

Objectives outlined in lesson plan.

Instructional Procedures


See lesson plan attached.

Assessment Plan

Students will turn in Figure Analysis Packet, My Colors Packet and Figure Analysis Portfolio pages. Rubric is attached to grade portfolio pages.


Face Shapes Powerpoint was passed on through several Fashion Merchandising Teachers, the original author is unknown.

Created: 09/28/2005
Updated: 02/05/2018