Fashionista Pro Pack

Tailored Illustrator Training

Fashionista Pro

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    Are you a fashion professional that needs to master Illustrator to present your concepts? We have classes for fashion illustration, creating flat sketches and designing tiles for repeat patterns for yardage. This training is designed specifically for fashion and textile designers that need Illustrator. Available 1-2-1, small groups and corporate. All content can be tailored for this class.

    Main Topics

    • Document set-up for fashion illustration, trade sketches and patterns
    • Working with the pen tool
    • Managing layers and groups
    • Working with swatches and the pattern tool
    • Saving, exporting and printing

    Learning Outcomes

    • Understand industry standard illustration techniques
    • How to accurately drawn flat sketches
    • Creating patterns for yardage
    • Output your documents correctly for print

    What you Get

    • Face-to-face group training
    • Work on own files or choose from our extensive library
    • Qualified trainers with many years industry experience
    • 30 page Adobe reference guide
    • Optional subscription to video tutorial
    • Optional on-site training

    Lesson Options

    Because everyone’s needs are different, we have Fashionista Pro lessons available in:

    • One day sessions
    • Two day sessions
    • Three day sessions
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    The Fashionista Pro Illustrator Training Pack is best suited to:

    1. Fashion professionals that will be using Adobe Illustrator weekly or more.
    2. Professionals who are self taught and need to learn industry standards.
    3. Professionals who need to create and edit patterns for yardage.
    4. Designers at a beginner level as well as intermediate and advanced.
    5. Anyone working on Illustrator files supplied by a graphic designer.

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        Fashionista Pro

        Illustrator Workspace
        Illustrator Control panel
        Navigating within a document
        Utilising the bounding box
        Guides and grids
        Preview and Outline modes
        Saving Illustrator workspaces
        Using Illustrator’s basic selection tools

        Setting up Documents for Flat Sketches
        Document setup
        Using multiple artboards
        Working with croquis

        Drawing Flat Sketches
        Illustrator pen tool
        Creating compound paths
        Creating compound shapes
        Editing Illustrator paths
        Editing anchor points
        Creating compound shapes

        Strokes and Brushes for Flat Sketches
        Creating strokes for stitching
        Using brushes for darts and folds
        Expanding brush strokes and trims
        Pattern brushes
        Creating custom brushes

        Creating Story Boards
        Drawing croquis; adult, youth, toddler and baby
        Creating fabric swatch samples
        Adding layer effects for depth

        Creating Patterns for Textile Yardage
        Drawing tiles for seamless repeat patterns
        Illustrator’s Pattern Tool
        Exporting tiles for yardage

        Fashion Illustration
        Drawing garments on croquis
        Working with clipping masks
        Drawing stylised illustrations

        Illustrator Groups and Layers
        The importance of using layers in Illustrator
        Creating and editing groups
        Group attributes
        Understanding Illustrator’s Layers panel

        Applying colors
        Creating solid color swatches
        Creating global process swatches
        Working with linear gradient fills

        Transforming Objects
        Moving and copying objects
        Scaling objects
        Rotating objects
        Aligning objects

        Symbols for Fashion Trade Sketches
        Using and editing symbols
        Creating buttons, zips and buttons holes
        Defining your own symbols
        Live Effects

        Clipping Masks for Fabric Swatches in Illustrator
        Working with Masks
        Cropping photographs
        Clipping artwork with masks
        Clipping the contents of a layer
        Defining masks with soft edges

        Saving and Printing
        Saving your Illustrator document
        Illustrator file formats
        Printing your document
        Preparing your files for the Web