Elaine Polvinen, M.F.A.,Professor

Web: http://www.epcad.info

My Blog: documents the transition and expansion from 2D traditional to 2D Digital to 3D virtual for apparel textile product design, development and retailing. http://fashiontech.wordpress.com/
FTT ADOBE STUDENT GALLERIES
 

ADOBE CS6:

 

FashionCAD

Educational Adobe CS2
Basic Function Series & How-to Video Tutorials
for Fashion Textile Technology


CS2 tutorials
[OpenCourseWare tutorials for non-commercial use]
  Vector to Bitmap Workflow for Fashion/Surface Designers
  Handouts & Resources
Download Adobe Trial Demo Basic Functions Series
Adobe Photoshop Level One: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Functions
  Level Two: Photoshop Functions
Adobe Illustrator Level One: Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Functions
  Level Two: Illustrator Functions
Practice Assignments
Level One Adobe PS & ILL Basic Functions

These practice assignments will help you build the skills to begin to prepare your fashion portfolio using Adobe CS.
   
OptiTex Very Basic How-To Tutorials
 Learning Modules [OpenCourseWare tutorials for non-commercial use]
Second Life INTRO SECOND LIFE FOR FASHION SERIES
  [Adobe Plug Ins]
Artlandia SymmetryWorks [Illustrator]
  SymmetryShop [Photoshop]
   
   
3 credit online college course
   Pattern Development for Industry
Adobe CS/CS2/CS3/CS4
Online Adobe Pattern Development for Industry
 
[tenative course content listing]
 
  • Design and development of colors, prints, and fabric simulations.
  • Re-coloring and designing of prints, plaids, stripes - a variety of patterns.
  • Scanning and cleaning up prints to assist with executing a specific number of screens.
  • Execution of flat and tonal color separations.
  • Creation of a variety of repeats patterns in Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Creation of print and color chips for manufacturer spec packages.
  • Creation of mini-boards for client presentations.
   
Please e-mail me if there is a special fashion related series you would like to see developed.
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