Author: Marianne Centner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-11-02
Fashion Designer's Handbook for Adobe Illustrator 2nd Edition is a teach-yourself guide that provides step-by-step instructions and diagrams on how to use Adobe Illustrator CS5. Bursting with detailed technical information and full colour illustrations, its highly practical approach ensures fast learning. 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 Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Once the basics are covered, you have the opportunity to learn more about the sophisticated aspects of this essential software package. 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 Adobe Illustrator.
Author: Susan Lazear
Release Date: 2012-01
ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- For college and high school courses in Fashion Design by Computer, Fashion Illustration by Computer, Computer Design, and CAD for Fashion. This fully-updated text addresses industry's need to train fashion students to draw fashion flats and illustrations, textile designs, and presentations using the latest versions of Adobe Illustrator. Emphasizing the creative process, ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR FOR FASHION DESIGN, 2/e explores Illustrator's powerful capabilities as related to drawings of clothing, fashion poses, and textile prints. It offers clear and illustrated instructions throughout, guiding students through learning all the electronic drawing techniques they will need to work successfully in fashion. In this second edition, new online videos show students how to perform many key techniques step-by-step, and online examples of previous student projects inspire new students. This Second Edition also adds updated coverage of merchandising techniques, electronic portfolio preparation, technical drawings, tech packs, and much more.
Author: Robin Schneider
Release Date: 2013-04-01
The ultimate guide to drawing fashion flats. Beginners will be drawing flats like a pro in no time. Professional users will find a wealth of tips and tricks to increase productivity. Learn to: Master the pen tool; Draw technical flats with ease; Organize layers for quick and easy editing; Create custom brush and symbol libraries; Design seamless patterns; Generate multiple color ways fast. A great companion text for Illustrator for Fashion Design: Drawing Flats at Lynda.com
Author: Susan Lazear
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release Date: 2011-11-21
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. More than just a how-to manual, Adobe Photoshop for Fashion Design introduces readers to Photoshop and ways to think about designing fashion apparel and textiles using the program. Early chapters provide a strong foundation in the commands and capabilities of the program while later sections offer application exercises that develop skills in fashion design, textile design and presentation techniques. Available with an accompanying website, this book emphasizes the creative process and explores the capabilities of this powerful program as related to clothing, fashion, and textiles.
Fashion design begins in the designer’s creative mind, and drawing is the crucial next step to communicating creative ideas to others to bring those ideas to reality. Clear, expressive drawings engage and bring together people in patternmaking, production, marketing, and all other facets of the fashion business, ensuring that everyone shares the same vision that originates with the designer. Kathryn Hagen brings decades of experience teaching design students how best to translate their ideas into drawings. She opens with basic drawing skills using both hand tools and computer techniques before moving on to applying those skills to both the human figure and the specifics of various types of clothing. Throughout the book she exposes designers to myriad techniques and styles, encouraging each individual to discover what works best for him or her. Each chapter ends with practice exercises as well as visual references to review and reinforce material learned in the chapter lessons. Videos demonstrating hands-on examples can be viewed at waveland.com/Hagen, with emphasis on distressed fabrics and novelty treatments. 84 pages of color present a wide variety of rendering techniques.
Author: Lisa Springsteel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-05-06
Genre: Business & Economics
The complete guide to the fashion industry, featuring interviews with top designers who explain the intricacies of the world of fashion design Anyone who has ever tried to launch a fashion design career knows how grueling it can be. The fashion industry is a highly prominent field, yielding a competitive environment that is greatly guarded, secretive, and difficult to infiltrate. Becoming a Fashion Designer provides all the information, resources, and tools you need to help you navigate these obstacles and successfully launch a career in fashion design. Of the various job opportunities available in the fashion industry, the career path of a fashion designer consistently ranks as the most popular position in the field, making the competition even greater. The book pays special attention to this and demonstrates several ways in which an aspiring fashion designer can stand out from the competition. A dynamic and comprehensive career guide, this book imparts insider tips from top fashion designers and executives based around the world. Expert advice includes an introduction to a career in fashion design, educational requirements, career opportunities, the design process, portfolio creation, preparation for getting hired, steps to start and run one's own fashion design business, as well as a forecast of the future of the fashion industry. Features original interviews from top designers and high-profile fashion executives, including Ralph Rucci, Reem Acra, Peter Som, Anna Sui, Nanette Lepore, Kay Unger, Stuart Weitzman, Dennis Basso, Randolph Duke, Zang Toi, Pamella Roland, Robert Verdi and Daymond John Includes cases in point and insider tips throughout Includes illustrations, drawings, sketches, and photographs demonstrating various aspects of working in fashion design, with special contributions from renowned illustrator, Izak Zenou and legendary fashion photographer, Nigel Barker Offers in-depth resources to assist you on your journey to becoming a fashion designer Whether a student, recent college graduate, industry professional or career changer, you'll learn everything you need to know to successfully develop a fashion design career.
Author: Frederick L Chipkin
Publisher: Origin inc
Release Date: 2014-04-20
Genre: Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design (isbn# 9780972731775) was created as a textile design tutorial. In our book you will learn step by step techniques for creating color combinations, color reduction, repeats, tonal (watercolor) designs and simple woven effects for textiles. using Adobe Photoshop. With the book we also include a CD with Color charts and practice images. The book Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design is a collection of lessons that progress from simple everyday techniques and settings to more advanced techniques that will enable the designer to tackle the most challenging design work. Everything is explained in a simple uniform manner so that nothing is overwhelming to the textile designer just learning computer aided design and so that the more experienced designer can grasp key concepts more quickly. Origin inc. is a textile design studio that uses Adobe Photoshopâ for its designing exclusively. As with any design software there are many ways to achieve the desired end effects. Our book "Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design" provides instructions on many tried and true textile design techniques that the Origin inc. design studio uses every day. Photoshop for Textile Design is self published by Origin inc. It's 219 pages of tutorials and is spiral bound for ease of use. As equally important as the book itself is the CD that's included with the book. It contains practice images that correspond to the lessons in the book. These include weaves, textile images to color reduce, bodies & objects to photo drape textiles on and 36 pages of color charts so that you can match colors accurately. More then just a tutorial Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design is a complete learning system. Instructions are given for Adobe Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) however this book will work well with Adobe Photoshop versions 7.0 through CS6.
Author: Steven Thomas Miller
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2012-10-17
Drawing Fashion Accessories is a practical guide to illustrating footwear, millinery, bags and purses, cosmetic products, and jewelry, offering a unique resource for students and professional fashion illustrators alike. Illustrated with specially created step-by-step sequences, Drawing Fashion Accessories provides students with the knowledge and freedom to develop their own work beyond the basics and to bring style and flair to their illustrations.
First-hand experience and passion for fashion illustration were the driving forces behind the creation of Essential Fashion Illustration: Men. The first half of the book focuses on technical drawings of the human body. The second half then branches out to fashion illustration using media such as watercolor, pastels, acrylics, and pencils. Essential Fashion Illustration: Men is both a didactic tool and a base from which fashion illustrators can build their own unique styles.
Tween girls love clothing, style, and expressing themselves through what they wear. In fact, the No. 1 dream career for girls ages 7 to 12 is fashion designer, according to The New York Times. Just what a girl needs to learn design and sewing basics, The Fashion Designers Handbook and Kit combines a lively instruction book with a kit loaded with tools and trimmingsa doll-sized dressmaker dummy, 27 patterns, rick rack, measuring tape and thread, and three different prints of fabric. Everything, in fact, a young designer needs to create a hip wardrobe for her 11 12-inch fashion dolls, including, of course, Barbie.The illustrated, four-color book guides readers from inspiration to design. How to think and sketch like a designer. Getting to know fabrics and fibers. Plus, why knowing your colors helps you put together a really cool outfit; assembling a sewing box; making appliqu and embroidery; and working with patterns.The 33 delightful projects are hand-sewn (the few basic stitches are taught), and simple enough for girls to complete with little or no adult help. Each is clearly explained with illustrations and modeled by dolls in charming full-color photographs. Plus a bonus: Three of the projects are for girls to make in their size for themselves: a Skirt T-Shirt Dress, Trapezoid T-Skirt, and an adorable tote.
Author: Jennifer Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-07-18
Your all-in-one guide to Adobe's new Creative Cloud Packed with more than a thousand pages of content, Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies is exactly what you need to get your head in the Creative Cloud. Written by designers for designers, this book is filled with useful information and expert instruction that spans eight minibooks to help you get started with Adobe Creative Cloud, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Acrobat XI, Dreamweaver CC, Flash Professional CC, and Fireworks CC. You'll learn the latest graphic design and web development tools, tricks, and techniques; watch your productivity explode; and unleash your creative genius with this valuable resource. Helps print, web, and mobile media professionals get the very most out of the latest features and techniques available in Adobe Creative Cloud Provides beginners with design basics while providing the depth of coverage sought by more experienced design professionals Covers the key features and tools in seven of Adobe's most popular Creative Cloud applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash Professional, and Fireworks) plus a minibook dedicated to Creative Cloud basics From 3D images and vivid illustrations to dynamic web pages and interactive effects, this comprehensive guide shows you how to do it all!
You’ve found your Muse; now learn how to create with it Creative Web Design with Adobe Muse is a step-by-step guide to creating fully-featured websites using Adobe Muse. Adobe Muse can be a complicated program, and web design itself is no easy task, although your clients might think so. This book takes you from the initial design and layout stage right up to helping you publish your beautifully designed and richly developed site. Each chapter covers a different section of the website and, in turn, introduces the tools and features of the program, accompanied by useful tips and tricks that help you speed up your workflow. Follow along as a website is created from concept to execution and rich content such as slideshows, galleries, and social media are incorporated. See how each aspect of a website is created with Muse; watch as it’s published; and visit the final version after learning how it was made. If seeing a website created start to finish wasn’t enough, this book also features: Tips on how to incorporate Photoshop into Muse A companion website that was created with Muse where you can get up-to-the-minute coverage on Muse and other tutorials to help you design the perfect website Through this perfect blend of instruction and inspiration, you’ll be up and running with Adobe Muse in no time.
Author: Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Release Date: 2015-07-02
Integrating text, photographs, and a companion STUDIO, "Tailoring Techniques for Fashion" covers traditional and contemporary design and construction methods for tailored garments from ready-to-wear to couture details. Live demonstrations and hundreds of photographs illustrate step-by-step instructions for constructing a tailored skirt, trousers, jacket, and design details using traditional, fusible, machine, and mass-production methods. A history of the tailoring profession and a survey of contemporary tailoring business practices place these techniques in a professional context. Introducing "Tailoring Techniques for Fashion" STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study! Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions Watch videos featuring chapter-specific tutorials for tailoring techniques Further your knowledge with activities and links to additional resources Practice your skills with an online homework questionnaire Redeeming the code inside this card will give you full access to the content on the DVD or CD previously packaged with this book This bundle includes "Tailoring Techniques for Fashion "and "Tailoring Techniques for Fashion "STUDIO Access Card.