Adobe Illustrator for Fashion & Accessories Level 2

Duration: 1 Day

Objectives

This one day course builds on existing skills acquired in Level 1 and enables designers to start using Illustrator to create more complex and technical flats designs in an intuitive way. You will learn how to create patterns for industry standard and explore different ways of rendering fabrics texture, fastenings and many more.

Pre-requisites

Attendance on our Level 1 course and a working knowledge of Windows or the Macintosh.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Symbols

  • Using existing Symbols
  • Saving buttons, laces, trimmings, ex. as Symbols

Working with Artboards

  • Adding and editing art-boards

Aligning Options

  • Using guides and smart guides
  • Aligning and distributing
  • Using the Transform Panel

Patterns

  • Creating a seamless pattern
  • Patterns from raster images
  • Scale, move and rotate a pattern
  • The Blend Tool

Colour

  • Extracting colours from artwork
  • Importing & Exporting ASE files

Creating embellishments & fastenings

  • Using the Pathfinder
  • Using outline stroke
  • Zips, piping, laces, seams, stitching, beading, etc
  • Symmetrical technical drawings

Enhancing the look of products

  • Working with transparency
  • Overlaying textures
  • Applying Live Effects
  • Using Graphic styles for shadows and texture
  • Rendering materials. Leather, Silks, frills etc
  • Envelope distortion

Painting in Illustrator

  • The Paintbrush Tool
  • Blob brush
  • Creating custom brushes

Type

  • The Type tool
  • Using the Character and Paragraph panel

Tracing images

  • Live Trace
  • Converting images to vector paths
  • Live Paint
  • Using the Live Paint Bucket tool
  • Working with Clipping Masks

Saving & Exporting

  • Saving Illustrator Files
  • Exporting files to various formats
  • Packaging

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Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

London Central

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2020
19 Nov £295 + VAT Book Now
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All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

Exams and Certification

The knowledge gained on this course is a valuable contribution towards passing the Adobe® Illustrator® ACE Exam, allowing a successful candidate to become an Adobe Certfied Expert in Illustrator.


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