Drawing the front placket for the Polo shirt flat requires some of the skills covered in the basics chapter. Draw a rectangle with the shape tool, use the Direct Selection tool to select and cut a section of the rectangle, release it, and then paste in fr
- [Instructor] So now that I look at this,…I've decided that I'm not very happy with the collar.…It's kind of laying flat, I think it should…stand up a little bit higher on the neck.…So we're going to take this opportunity…to show you how to edit.…I'm going to grab the white arrow and I'm going to…select these top corner points.…And I want it on both sides so that do this consistently.…So I just marquee select straight across like this…to grab all these top points and all these top points.…And now I can use the up arrow key on my keyboard…to nudge it up as high as I need to…in order to balance the collar better.…
And I think that looks much nicer…so we're going to leave it like that.…Alright, let's do the body of the shirt now.…I'm going to zoom out a little bit and work on the body.…Now it really helps to go ahead and lock…all the stuff that I've just done…and do the body underneath it…so I don't move the collar around.…So this Layer 1, for now, let's call it collar.…And I'm going to go ahead and lock it…and then I'm going to make a new layer.…
Robin Schneider—a fashion designer and Otis College of Art and Design instructor—teaches you how to easily master the Pen tool as she walks you through drawing shirts, pants, skirts, and blazers. Learn how to maximize the power of Illustrator with Pathfinder, organize layers for quick and easy editing, and create custom symbol libraries. Plus, get tips and tricks to increase productivity and learn to lay out your designs in presentation-worthy line sheets.
- What is a CAD flat?
- Drawing shapes
- Editing shapes: rotating and joining
- Setting up your workspace
- Using a template
- Drawing shirts and blazers
- Drawing skirts, trousers, and jeans
- Creating symbols for buttons
- Creating professional quality layouts
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop for Fashion Design: Rendering Techniqueswith Robin Schneider4h 52m Appropriate for all
Illustrator for Fashion Design: Creating Brusheswith Robin Schneider2h 40m Intermediate
Drawing Foundations: Light and Shadowwith Will Kemp1h 52m Intermediate
1. Getting Started: The Basics
2. Creating a Start File
3. Drawing a Basic T-Shirt
4. Drawing a Polo Shirt
5. Drawing a Button-Down Shirt
6. Drawing a Blazer
7. Drawing Pants
8. Drawing Skirts
9. Creating Symbols
10. Finishing Touches
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