It is essential to turn on the rulers and place a center guideline along the centerline of the template. This allows for easy and accurate reflecting. Always lock the guides before starting to draw.
- [Instructor] So now that we have our template placed,…it's time to turn on our guidelines.…First we need to turn on the rulers…and there are two ways to do that.…You can go up to View,…Rulers, Show Rulers.…Or use the shortcut key command+r…or control+r if you're on a Windows computer.…And that turns on,…you can see rulers across the top and the side.…Now the ruler's turned on in points,…because that's what the file is set to,…but if you prefer to see inches,…you can right click on the ruler…and switch the measurement to either inches,…millimeters, centimeters, pixels.…
I like point so I'm going to leave it where it is.…Now we need to drag out guidelines.…I'm going to grab the zoom tool,…and I'm going to zoom all the way in,…and I can just do that by clicking and holding…right here and it will zoom in.…Because I want to see the center line here.…You'll notice there are two lines,…and that's because when we place the guide…we can be a little more precise by placing it…right in between the two lines.…To drag out a guide,…
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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