Learn how to add a two-point stroke around the flat for presentation.
- [Instructor] Now that we've covered drawing…some basic flats, let's talk about…how we can add a nice finishing touch to it…before we do our layouts.…Right now, the flats are drawn with consistent line weights.…One point is used for all the style lines…and 0.25 is what we used for all the stitches.…We used a variation of 0.5, 0.75 for other small details…and that's pretty standard,…but they look really nice when you lay them out…if you put a two point stroke…around the entire perimeter of the flat…and I've got a really, really cool way to do that.…
So let me show you, we're going to first take the two flats…and we're going to group them together.…This is an important step, so right click Group.…Now that they're grouped together,…we're going to use a panel that I haven't shown you yet.…It's called the Appearance panel…and it looks like a little sun over here.…So we're going to open that up…and let's drag it over here…so we can take a closer look at it.…The Appearance panel right now…it says Group and it says Group…
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
Illustrator for Fashion Design: Creating Brusheswith Robin Schneider2h 40m Intermediate
Photoshop for Fashion: Warping Pattern Fillswith Robin Schneider2h 51m 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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