Learn the basics of of how to use this powerful computer program to design apparel. Follow the same steps used at major apparel companies. Create a concept or mood board. Design a simple ensemble, following your concept, then put on finishing touches.
From your first week, learn to copy garments as computer illustrations starting with t-shirts and woven shirts to more complicated garments such as jeans and a jacket. Learn to turn them into flats. Learn to add fabric colors and textures.
Discover pen, vector, raster, brushes, lines and the protocol for modifying visuals. Create a design a week. Scan then modify your images. Use your new skills to design and draw fashion ideas. A must for anyone entering the apparel profession. Prerequisite: Fashion Sketching and Fashion Illustration or equivalent
Instructor:Adrianna McKinley, digital media specialist
Dates/Times:Wednesday, Sept 2-Nov 18, 6-9 pm
Supply List:CLASS SUPPLY LIST
You will need:
Apple/PC laptop • USB device ( 2 GB recommended ) loaded with Adobe CC
• Experience with computers.
• A mouse. Your trackpad alone will not do.
• Sketchbook for note taking & drawing.
• To download the Adobe 30-day trial before class starts. You will get to use PFI's Adobe account during the remainder of the class.