Sylvia Lee

Sylvia L.

New York, NY
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experienced fashion designer of 6 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic Illustrator vector sketching, as well as converting images scanned into Illustrator and manipulation.Designing prints for canvas or fabric printing, technical drawing, and anything that the student is interested in learning.

About Sylvia L.

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, in my studio and online. I have loved helping my students with education classes such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, mathematics, english, science, dancing salsa and cha cha, painting, illustrating fashion, sewing, computer coding, playing the violin, to personal training.

I have always had many interests and luckily I worked hard at them with great teachers to achieve great levels. I went to University of New South Wales and earned a degree in Software Engineering in 2003, and also Sydney TAFE to earn a Fashion Design degree in 2009.

I'm a friendly and understanding person and my teaching style is patient, motivating, and positive. I believe everyone can achieve what they want with the right mindset and the right opportunity. My aim is to help you reach your goals and make you feel accomplished!

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Raphael
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Sylvia is an excellent teacher. I was starting from scratch, and she was able to quickly teach me how to do numerous important tasks relative to what I was looking to accomplish. I recommend her without reservation.

Posted Sep 23, 2019
Jessan M.
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Sylvia was excellent! I came to her class with very little knowledge of the subject but she was patient and taught me step by step on the topics I wanna learn. She was very knowledgeable of Adobe software, professional and very understanding of my schedule. I am confident now on using the program after our classes. I highly recommend her! Thanks Sylvia!

Posted Dec 16, 2018
Michelle
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Sylvia was patient , knowledgeable and kind! I really appreciated her help in even trouble shooting how to approach my project.

Posted Aug 14, 2018
anat
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Very sweet and knowledgeable. Dove right into it! I believe I have great tools to move forward

Posted Aug 13, 2018
LF
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Sylvia was an excellent teacher. She was forthcoming and shared any resources that she had and explained the topics spoken about very well. She has experience with producing garments and can teach the steps beautifully.

Posted Nov 10, 2017
Manuela
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I loved this lesson with Silvia. As an experienced fashion designer she could introduce me into certain steps that are required to produce my own clothes. This was very interesting and helpful. Thx a lot!

Posted Dec 18, 2016
Andrew
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Sylvia, is great at articulating the knowledgeable she has of the program Photoshop which allowed me to learn in one lesson the basics with ease. Highly recommend

Posted Nov 28, 2016
Andrew
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Sylvia, is great at articulating the knowledgeable she has of the program Photoshop which allowed me to learn in one lesson the basics with ease. Highly recommend

Posted Nov 28, 2016

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Experience

Creative director
Jan 2010 - Present

Sylvia Lee Designs

Creative director, designer and business manager of ready to wear women's line and couture evening dresses and wedding dresses.

Designer
Apr 2015 - Jun 2016

BBX co

Evening wear designer

Education

Fashion Design
Jan 2007 - Dec 2009

Sydney Institute Fashion Design Studio

Software Engineering
Feb 2000 - Dec 2003

University of New South Wales

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Korean

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification
Jun 2005

Australasian Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

Violin 7th Grade
Jun 1997

Australian Music Examinations Board

Achieved 7th grade of 8th grade total. Member of chamber orchestra and string ensemble. Performed at the Sydney Opera House.

Awards

2012 Achievements in Arts Award
Mar 2012

Australian Korean Cultural Association

Official Evening Dress designer for Miss Universe Australia
Sep 2011

Miss Universe Australia

Styled Awards Designer of the Year
Jan 2010

Styled Awards

Flair Awards Designer of the Year
Sep 2009

The Flair Awards

Frock On Red Carpet Design Winner
Aug 2009

Frock On Design Awards

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