Fashion and Textile Design with Photoshop and Illustrator Professional Creative Practice

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-08-11
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books

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Fashion and Textile Design with Photoshop and Illustrator is a step-by-step guide to two essential tools for textile and fashion designers. Adobe Photoshop ® and Illustrator ® have eclipsed many specialist textile and fashion systems due to their intuitive design, versatile function, and constant evolution.

Designer and educator Robert Hume guides you from novice to expert through eighteen carefully crafted projects. You'll start by mastering layers and custom brushes, and learning about stripes and weaves, before moving on to repeats and colorways, and simple geometry, and finally learning key layout and presentation techniques in both programs. There's also advice on sharing, communication and output, and help with diagnosing and correcting common problems. Files for many of the projects are available from www.bloomsbury.com/hume-textile-design.

In addition, seven case studies showcase the work and creative thinking of innovative professional designers. These designers reflect on the appeal of Illustrator and Photoshop and offer insight and inspiration to help you develop your own fun and inventive designs.

Table of Contents

Table of contents
How to use this book
Why use PH and AI for textiles and fashion?
The projects
Chapter 1: Level 1
Brief explanation of Photoshop Structure and some specific technical terms
Project One - Photoshop - Layers and Custom Brushes
Project Two - Photoshop - New Ways of Drawing
Project Three - Photoshop - Scanning Drawings
Project Four - Photoshop - Paths and Brushes
Project Five - Photoshop - Stripes and Weaves
Case Study - Wallace and Sewell for Conran and Anthropologie
Chapter 2: Level 2
Explanation of Level 2
Project Six - Photoshop - Repeats and Colourways
Project Seven - Photoshop - Colour Theory in Practice
Project Eight - Photoshop - Fills, Textures and Layers
Project Nine - Illustrator - Paths to Fashion
Project Ten - Illustrator - Simple Geometry in Illustrator
Project Eleven - Repeat Patterns in Illustrator
Case Study - Nadine Bucher
Project Twelve - Illustrator, Photoshop and Filters
Case Study - Tord Boontje for Kradvat
Chapter 3: Level 3
Explanation of Level 3
Project Thirteen - Illustrator - The Blob and Art Brushes
Project Fourteen - Illustrator - Flats
Project Fifteen - Illustrator - All The Trimmings
Project Sixteen - Illustrator - Layout
Project Seventeen - Illustrator - Presentation
Project Eighteen - Photoshop - Presentation
Case Study - Print Fresh Studio
Case Study - C&A Designers
Appendices: Sharing, Communication and Output
Sharing, Communication and Output
Problems with artwork: Paul Turnbull & Juliette Van Ryhn
Things that can trip you up in Photoshop and Illustrator and the solutions
Student and Tutor Resources
Links to supporting material
Acknowledgements, Contacts and Credits

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