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Photoshop for Fashion Design: Rendering Techniques

with Robin Schneider

Video: Welcome

Learn to use Photoshop brushes, patterns, and special effects to create professional-looking fashion croquis and costume illustrations.
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  1. 2m 5s
    1. Welcome
      1m 1s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
    3. Using the exercise files
  2. 43m 3s
    1. Why render in Photoshop?
      1m 6s
    2. Scanning your artwork
      2m 53s
    3. Auto-aligning oversized illustrations
      3m 0s
    4. Prepping artwork for color
      9m 56s
    5. Filling with flat color
      9m 18s
    6. Shading with Dodge and Burn
      8m 25s
    7. Easy color changes with Hue/Saturation
      3m 27s
    8. Saving for layouts
      4m 58s
  3. 12m 40s
    1. Using Dodge and Burn
      3m 14s
    2. Using Illustrator symbols
      3m 37s
    3. Using a photograph
      5m 49s
  4. 1h 21m
    1. Brush basics
    2. Making a bead brush
      7m 57s
    3. Creating a graduated bead brush with Shape Dynamics
      4m 24s
    4. Making a colorful bead brush with Color Dynamics
      4m 24s
    5. How to make a scatter brush
      4m 38s
    6. Controlling direction
      4m 38s
    7. Making boa and fur brushes
      12m 32s
    8. The perfect, all-purpose brush tip for texture
      12m 41s
    9. How to make a brush to paint hair
      12m 23s
    10. Making brushes from photos
      10m 54s
    11. Saving and loading brushes
      6m 3s
  5. 22m 45s
    1. Making a pattern with a scanned fabric swatch
    2. Using Offset to make a seamless repeat of a texture
      3m 3s
    3. Making a seamless repeat of a random pattern
      8m 43s
    4. Finding and defining the repeat in a pattern
      7m 36s
    5. Saving and loading patterns
      2m 25s
  6. 46m 46s
    1. Filling and scaling with patterns
      4m 41s
    2. Creating clipping masks
      6m 18s
    3. Warping patterns with Warp
      6m 56s
    4. Using Puppet Warp to wrap fabric around your croquis
      8m 22s
    5. Displacing textures to create depth in your fabric
      9m 6s
    6. Dodging and burning pattern fills
      5m 38s
    7. Swapping patterns
      3m 29s
    8. Organizing layers
      2m 16s
  7. 21m 25s
    1. Using filters to add texture
    2. Creating wool and flannel textures
      3m 45s
    3. Making a linen texture
      6m 36s
    4. Making a denim texture
      1m 23s
    5. Overdyeing and aging
      2m 27s
    6. Creating a leather texture
      1m 52s
    7. Making pony or cow spots
      1m 58s
    8. How to create a camouflage texture
      2m 55s
  8. 49m 29s
    1. Sketching with a tablet
      3m 11s
    2. Making a marker-style rendering
      12m 39s
    3. How to create a watercolor look
      11m 16s
    4. Using overlay techniques to add a lace texture
      6m 25s
    5. How to add sparkle
      8m 22s
    6. Creating drop shadows vs. cast shadows
      7m 36s
  9. 11m 39s
    1. Creating inspiration boards
      2m 3s
    2. Making concept boards
      2m 3s
    3. Laying out croquis on boards and creating backgrounds
      5m 46s
    4. Saving for print
      1m 47s
  10. 1m 1s
    1. Next steps
      1m 1s

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Photoshop for Fashion Design: Rendering Techniques
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Harness the power of Adobe Photoshop for rendering your fashion croquis and costume designs, taking your sketches from concept to completion. These techniques are not limited to fashion use; they're perfect for all designers and illustrators. Join Robin Schneider as she shows you how to scan, clean, color, and render your hand-drawn illustrations with tricks for adding faces and hair. Then learn how to use filters and brushes to replicate fabric textures like linen, flannel, wool, denim, or fur, and make those fabrics wrap around the body with the Transform and Puppet Warp tools. Robin will also show how to lay out your ideas on presentation boards in a way that will make clients and buyers take notice.

Topics include:
  • Why render in Photoshop?
  • Scanning artwork and fabric
  • Using dodge and burn
  • Making brushes to paint hair, fabric, and more
  • Making seamless repeating patterns
  • Working with pattern fills
  • Using filters to add texture
  • Sketching with a tablet
  • Creating inspiration boards


[MUSIC] Hi, I'm Robin Schneider, and welcome to Photoshop for Fashion Design: Rendering Techniques. In this course, we'll look at how to use Photoshop for rendering fashion croquis and costume illustrations. I'll start by showing you how to scan and render your own hand sketches. Then I'll show you how to use filters to create fabric textures. We'll explore how to texture map fabric so it appears to wrap around the body, using transform and puppet work. And I'll show you how to make brushes for things like faux fur and hair.

This course focuses on techniques used by fashion and costume designers. But has lots of great information that can be used by anyone. It includes how to organize layers, get the most out of your brushes, and set up your files for those last minute color and fabric changes. We'll be covering all of these features, plus plenty of other tools and techniques that you can use to enhance your illustrations and save time. Now, let's get started with Photoshop for Fashion Design: Rendering techniques.

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