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PRACTICE ASSIGNMENTS AFTER COMPLETION OF

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(These practice assignments will assist you with integrating basic functions and developing working techniques. Once you have gained a comfort level with the techniques - you can use these methods to create your own original fashion layouts and/or fashion trend boards to build and expand your fashion portfolio in Adobe CS)

OpenCourseWare by
Elaine Polvinen Professor,
Buffalo State College
Fashion Textile Technology

[only for non-commercial use]

 


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INTRO PS 17 Color 2

This video illustrates how to extract a fashion item from the background, desaturate the item and recolor it using custom fashion swatch palette.

CLICK HERE for bag Demo support file


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T-Shirt - Using the t-shirt template sketch a line drawing of a t-shirt and create your own design.

LINK TO T-SHIRT TEMPLATE

Pattern and Line Development in Illustrator - In this assignment you first have to save the line template. You can make some modifications to the orginal template to customize the garments if you wish. This template is for practicing how to display patterns for a line. All vector garment elements must be an an enclosed line to fill correctly with pattern, this will be covered in Level 2.


Fashion Color Custom Swatch Palette and Stripe Patterns in Illustrator

Place a web image of pantone fashion colors into Illustrator to use as a foundation to create your own custom swatch palette as well as custom stripe patterns.

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Straight Pattern Repeat

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Stripe Pattern Repeat

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Plaid Pattern Repeat

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Houndstooth Pattern Repeat
LINK TO HOUNDSTOOTH PATTERN SWATCH

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Developing the Line Layout in Illustrator
LINK TO LINE TEMPLETE

 



 Fashion Croquee Template

Scan your handsketched Fashion Croquee in to use as a template to develop a vector sketch in Illustrator to use for your Fashion Croquee sketches. You should complete the Basic Function series Level I before you try this.


|  Fashion Croquee Garment Sketch

Use your vector fashion croquee as a foundation to develop a garment vector sketch in Illustrator inspired by a rough sketch of a garment that you scanned in. You should complete the Basic Function series Level I before you try this.



 Enclosed Shapes vs Open Line Point to Point Shapes

Enclosed shapes vs open line point to point shapes. If you want to complete your fashion croquees and flat layouts in Illustrator by filling with solid colors and/or patterns, you need to learn how to develop your sketches and flat layouts using the encolsed shape technique. You would use the open line point to point shapes when you want to export a line drawing into Photoshop for completion.You should complete the Basic Function series Level I before you try this.
 
Flat Vector Sketch Template Technique

Use Fashion Croquee template to develop a flat vector sketch in Illustrator inspired by rough sketch of a garment that you scanned in.
You should complete the Basic Function series Level I before you try this.


ColorTool Basics in Illustrator

This video illustrates the basic use of ClicDesign ColorTool Plugin in Illustrator to develop a fast solution to create a series of colorways and editing and/or modifications to garments to develop a line layout in Illustrator.You should complete the Basic Function series Level I before you try this.

 

Flat #1 - Part 1 is in Illustrator and part 2 is in Photoshop.

In this assignment you need the croquee template. For practicing basic functions- follow along with the video. You can develop your own original flat fashion designs using this template technique. You can use it to develop a front and back view.

You can use this template technique to develop your professional portfolio using a custom croquee that you develop yourself.

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Flat #1-part1: Developing the Sketch in Illustrator
TEMPLATE LINK woman_frt_template.pdf

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Flat #1-part 2 : Developing the Layout in Photoshop

 

Flat #2: Part 1 is in Illustrator and part 2 is in Photoshop.

In this assignment we are using some Web images to create a top and shorts. Follow along with the video to learn the technique before you use this technique to create your own original garments.

You can use this technique to sketch your own orginal designs. You can take a digital photograph of a garment you created or you can locate a garment similar to what you have in mind and use it as a loose guide to develop your own orginal garment making your own custom styling changes to it.

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Flat #2: Part I Developing the Sketch in Illustrator

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Flat #2: Part II Developing the Layout in Photoshop

 

 

 

 

 

COMING SOON

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INTRO PS 19 Introductory Fashion Product Development BAG 1

Part1
This video illustrates how to begin to develop a high resolution fashion product from a sketch using the Pen Tool, Path and Stroke functions.You can use this technique to develop any fashion product.

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INTRO PS 20 Introductory Fashion Product Development BAG 2

Part 2
This video illustrates how to begin to develop a high resolution line drawing that you fill with custom fashion colors, as well as dot, stripe and plaid custom patterns. Ellipical Marquee, Define Pattern, Fill/Adjustment Layers, Grid,Gradient, Edit>Transform and Image>Rotate are used. You can use this technique to develop any fashion product.

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