Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Design (1 day – £595, plus VAT)

This course is designed for beginners and covers: getting started: overview of basic Illustrator tools; drawing a basic t-shirt; drawing a button-down shirt; drawing skirts; drawing a blazer; creating custom brushes; creating custom symbols; drawing pants; drawing croquis; and presenting and sharing your flats.

Getting Started: Overview Of Basic Illustrator Tools

Exploring The Workspace, Using Selection Tools, Drawing Shapes, Using Color, Using The Layers Panel, Using The Rotate Tool And Duplicating Objects, Using The Pen Tool, Using The Reflect Tool And Joining Paths, Using Pathfinder

Drawing A Basic T-Shirt

Placing A Template, Drawing The Bodice, Adding The Back Neckline, Adding Sleeves, Organizing The Layers Panel, Drawing The Back View, Perfecting The Flat, Adding Stitching

Drawing A Button-Down Shirt

The Parts Of A Shirt And Collar, Drawing A Collar, Adding The Front Placket, Adding Sleeves With Cuffs, Adding A Yoke, Adding Buttons, Drawing The Back View Of The Button Down, Adding The Sleeve Placket, Drawing A Fitted Shirt With Princess Seams

Drawing Skirts

Understanding How Fabric Drapes, Setting Up Guides, Drawing A Skirt, Adding Details To The Skirt, Drawing The Back View Of The Skirt

Drawing A Blazer

The Parts Of A Blazer, Drawing The Lapels, Drawing The Blazer Front, Adding Details To The Blazer, Drawing The Blazer Back

Creating Custom Brushes

Types Of Brushes, Using And Editing Brushes, Creating A Double-Needle Top Stitch, Making A Zigzag Brush, Making An Overlock Brush, Making A Zipper Brush, Saving And Loading Brushes

Creating Custom Symbols

The Benefits Of Using Symbols, Creating Rivet And Eyelet Symbols, Creating A Basic Button Symbol, Creating A Zipper Pull Symbol, Creating Buttonhole Symbols, Creating Bar Tack Symbols, Creating Symbols For Drawstrings And Lacing, Using The Blob Brush To Create Drawstrings And Lacing, Saving And Loading Symbols

Drawing Pants

Drawing Trousers, Adding Cuffs To Pants, Drawing The Back View Of Trousers, Drawing Jeans, Drawing The Back View Of Jeans

Drawing Croquis

Tracing A Croquis With The Pen Tool, Filling And Rendering A Croquis, Drawing Eyes, Drawing A Mouth, Adding A Nose, Adding Highlights And Shading, Drawing Hair

Presenting And Sharing Your Flats

Presentation And Layout Styles