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
This beautiful art showcase book from Adobe Press features 30 established and emerging Illustrator artists, their masterful work, and tutorials demonstrating their techniques for using Adobe Illustrator. Curated by one of Adobe's and the Illustrator community's premiere Illustrator mavens, Sharon Milne, this book features an inspiring collection of innovative Illustrator artists and their amazing artwork. The illustrations represent a mix of techniques and styles and are field-defining works that demonstrate technical excellence and awe-inspiring aesthetics. Readers will also appreciate the artists commentary about their inspiration and philosophy about their art. In addition to the art showcase, this book includes several tutorial projects that teach techniques for working in Illustrator. The how-to content, comprising 25 to 30 percent of the book, is based on general Illustrator features, so this book can be useful for users of recent and future versions of the Illustrator software.
Author: M. Kathleen Colussy
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2007
Rendering Fashion, Fabric and Prints with Adobe Illustratoris the first book of its kind to show how Adobe Illustrator can be used in the fashion, fashion illustration and textile industries. Developed as a companion book toRendering Fashion, Fabric and Prints with Adobe Photoshop,ISBN: 0-13-049409-7, the book uses a simple step-by-step format to cover the complete digital rendering process–from concept to consumer. Readers will learn how to use the software to create story boards, mood boards, logos, hang-tags, flats, fabric repeats and more! Over 1,000 images to take the guesswork out of replicating industry information. Shows how to use Adobe Illustrator to render vector images specific to fashion such as illustrations, technicals, fabric repeats, logos and presentation boards. Provides more than just a computer manual by showing how to use the software during each stage of the design process. Covers all aspects including: storyboards, moodboards, logos, hang-tags, merchandise boards, flats, technical renderings, croquis etc. Discusses how to prepare images for digital portfolios, use online URL’s for locating jobs, etc. Provides background on the fundamental concepts that should be considered during the digital rendering process. Captures the flavor of the industry and keeps readers focused on how Adobe Illustrator can be used in the field. Anyone looking to get into the fashion industry. Prepares readers for the competitive job market by teaching them sought after technical skills and contemporary job search strategies.
Author: Rick Moore
Publisher: Adobe Press
Release Date: 2012-07-24
Create high fidelity prototypes for complex websites and applications with the easy-to-learn and super-efficient vector capabilities of Illustrator and make the fear of client changes a thing of the past. Whether you’re a seasoned Photoshop veteran, a budding designer, or someone who simply has a good eye and artistic vision, this book will show you how to produce mockups and UI elements in a creative and productive way. Strongly of the opinion that design should not happen solely in a browser, Rick Moore demonstrates how to design mockups and UI elements with Illustrator in a way you may not have realized was possible. Learn which tools are best suited to a UI design workflow and how to customize Illustrator in a way that fits your style and flow. Rick provides expert guidance throughout the process from the initial planning stages to finalizing and sharing your work with clients and others.
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: Paula Keech
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-05-29
Do you have the passion and the creativity for fashion? Why not earn a living from it? The Freelance Fashion Designer's Handbook is your essential guide on how to go it alone, covering what to expect, making sure you get paid, planning your time, keeping up with your accounts, compiling technical packages for garments. It is your portable mentor, equipping you to work independently. Part 1 covers all the information to becoming a freelance designer such as creating a basic freelance contract, invoicing, how to find work, tax returns and much more. All supported with case studies. Part 2 contains the technical aspects of being a designer - including how to compile full technical packages for garments to be manufactured abroad.
Author: Robin Williams
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Release Date: 2011-09-28
Many designers and photographers own the entire suite of Adobe’s creative products, but they manage to learn only one or two of the applications really well. If Adobe InDesign CS5.5 is the one app in the suite that makes you feel like you’re entering a foreign country where you don’t speak the language, Robin Williams provides the perfect travel guide and translator in this new edition to the best-selling Non-Designer’s series. This fun, straight-forward, four-color book includes many individual exercises designed specifically to teach InDesign CS5.5 to beginners in such a way that you can jump in at any point to learn a specific tool or technique. Along the way, Robin offers design tips for making your work communicate appropriately and beautifully. Whether you need to create your own marketing materials for a small business or organization, or you want your student or business papers to be perceived as more professional, or you want to become more proficient with the design tools you already use, this book is the fastest and most efficient path to mastering basic tasks InDesign. In this non-designer’s guide to InDesign CS5.5, you’ll learn: How to create basic design projects, such as flyers, business cards, letterhead, ads, brochures, CD covers, and much more How to add images to your pages and crop, rotate, resize, and add effects to those images How to use InDesign’s typographic tools to make your work look professional How to use style sheets so every job is easier to create and work with How to use tabs and indents with confidence and predictability How to create nice-looking tables to effectively organize data And, of course, the basics of working in InDesign with layers, panels, tools, etc.
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: Michael Fleishman
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2012-01-13
Technology has sent shockwaves of change through the world of commercial art. Digital illustration and design, online portfolio sites, and the proliferation of stock art have radically changed the way that illustrators and graphic designers work. What has not changed, however, is the wealth of illustrators and graphic designers hoping to turn their talent into freelance success. More than ever, artists face questions such as how to get started, how to sell their work, how to promote themselves, and what to do once they are working. For those embarking on freelance careers in illustration or graphic design, the answers have arrived. A twenty-five year veteran in the field, Michael Fleishman, has detailed every business aspect of commercial art in Starting Your Career as a Freelance Illustrator or Graphic Designer.
When fashion columnist Lacey Smithsonian learns that a new fashion museum will soon grace decidedly unfashionable D.C., it's more than a good story-it's a chance to show off her vintage Hugh Bentley suit. And it's not long before the dapper designer himself spots Lacey in the crowd. A reporter at heart, she manages to get all the juicy details about his past-including a long-unsolved mystery about a missing employee. Could it be linked to the disappearance of a Washington intern or the recent Bentley boutique robbery? Lacey sets out to unravel the murderous details in a fabric of lies, greed-and (gasp!) very bad taste...
THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER’S DIGITAL TOOLKIT, 7th Edition not only introduces students to the essential features of industry-standard software applications, but also gives them an understanding of how to integrate these programs into a seamless whole. Using a highly visual and project-based approach, this fully revised new edition examines Macintosh OS X Maverick, Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems, as well the most up to date Creative Cloud features of the “Big 3” digital design programs used in the graphics industry today: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign . After thoroughly examining the features of each application from the designer’s perspective, the author then reveals in practical detail the traditional skills and technology necessary for effective design for print and Web media. Using online project files, students are encouraged to practice what they have learned by tackling design projects throughout the text from concept to completion. Effectively merging theory with practice, THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER'S DIGITAL TOOLKIT, 7th Edition stresses the critical importance of integration in design while meeting design parameters and client expectations. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.