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Fashion Designer's Handbook for Adobe Illustrator - Marianne Centner

Fashion Designer's Handbook for Adobe Illustrator

Paperback Published: 30th September 2011
ISBN: 9781119978114
Number Of Pages: 192

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<i>Fashion Designer's Handbook for Adobe Illustrator 2<sup>nd</sup> Edition </i>is a teach-yourself guide that provides step-by-step instructions and diagrams on how to use <i>Adobe Illustrator CS5</i>.&nbsp;</p> <p> Bursting with detailed technical information and full colour illustrations, its highly practical approach ensures fast learning.&nbsp; You will not only learn how to create technical drawings, but also fashion illustrations, flat drawings and storyboards for the fashion industry, and how to combine <i>Adobe Illustrator</i> and <i>Adobe Photoshop</i>.&nbsp; Once the basics are covered, you have the opportunity to learn more about the sophisticated aspects of this essential software package.</p> <p> If you are a fashion student or a fashion designer, this is the only book you'll need to master the very latest version of <i>Adobe Illustrator</i>.</p>

PREFACE vi

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS vii

QUICK REFERENCE TOOLS PANELS viii ? ix

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR ? QUICK REFERENCE TOOLS PANEL x

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ? QUICK REFERENCE KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS xi

CHAPTER 1: THE BASICS.

Vector and bitmap images 2

Colour modes 3

Open Illustrator, create and save a new fi le 4

Customise the work area 5 ? 6

Workspace 7 ? 8

Tools panel 9

Tools 10 ? 26

A simple exercise 27 ? 30

Type tool 31 ? 32

Add or change artboards 33

Summary 34

CHAPTER 2: FIRST GARMENT.

Create a new fi le ? scan and place an image 36

Trace and expand the image of child croquis 37

Create a new layer 38 ? 39

Drawing a dress 40 ? 51

Completed dress, create alternate style 52 ? 60

New layer and colour change 61

Measuring lines with arrows 62

Prepare fi le for export to JPEG format 63 ? 64

Summary 65

Croquis: Child 66

CHAPTER 3: TECHNICAL DRAWING.

Creating silhouettes ? female youth croquis 68

Creating a library of basic garment shapes 69

Creating a basic tee and neckband 70

Swatches panel and stripe pattern swatch 71

Scaling and rotating the stripe pattern fi ll 72

Brushes panel and stripe brush 73 ? 74

Offset spot pattern repeat 75 ? 76

Troubleshoot pattern fi lls 77

Technical drawing 78 ? 86

Pattern brushes 87 ? 95

Colorization and expand brushes 96

Save a brush stroke / accessories library 97

Masking 98 ? 99

Expanded brush strokes and trims 100

Female and male garment symbols 101

Croquis: Adults 102

Croquis: Youth, baby and toddler 103

Libraries 104

Consistency 105

Summary 106

CHAPTER 4: STORY BOARDS.

Styling 108

Rib top 109 ? 114

Jacket 115 ? 117

X-over top 118 ? 119

Yarn-dyed stripe top 120 ? 121

Skirt 122 ? 125

Shorts 126 ? 127

Dress 128 ? 132

Background fl owers 133 ? 134

Story board 135

Summary 136

CHAPTER 5:? STORY BOARDS.

Male croquis development 138 ? 141

Story board 1 ? Digital photograph 142 ? 144

Adding effects to an illustration and working with text 144 ? 147

Story board 2 ? Tee-shirts and placement prints 148 ? 150

Downloading fonts and clip art 151

Story board 3 ? Denim wash effects and colour change 152 ? 156

Story board 4 ? Adobe Photoshop 157

Hand draw a fashion illustration 158

Photoshop 159 ? 161

Clean a scanned image 162 ? 164

Colour fi ll the garments 165

Gradient editor 166 ? 168

Colour change of a scanned fabric 169 ? 170

Colour sampling and layers in Photoshop 171 ? 173

Story board and edit background  photograph 174 ? 175

Female croquis development ? hand drawing 176

Story board 5 ? Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator 177

Adobe Photoshop ? cut ? out and edit a photograph in Photoshop 178 ? 180

Adobe Illustrator ? place Photoshop fi le 180 ? 181

Technical drawings 183 ? 185

Digital photograph editing 186 ? 187

Story board 6 ? Male croquis development and variations of the poses in Illustrator 188 ? 192

Faces 193 ? 195

Summary 196

INDEX 198 ? 200

Note: some parts of headings and sub-headings may be summarised.

ISBN: 9781119978114
ISBN-10: 1119978114
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 30th September 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.2  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.71
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised

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