Using graphic styles is a great way to increase speed and consistency when drawing flats in Adobe Illustrator. In this video, Robin shows you how to easily create and save graphic styles. Like brushes and symbols, graphic styles can be opened in any Illus
- [Instructor] Now that we have our guides…and our workspace set up, I want to…talk a little bit about the panels we have open,…and the first one here is the stroke panel,…so let's go over to the shape tools,…and I'm going to draw a little rectangle here…so we can talk about the stroke panel,…and notice, when I release the selection,…I got a white fill, but there's no stroke here,…and that has to do with the fact that we used the guides.…The last thing I did was drag out "guides,"…and that affected the stroke and fill over here.…
The stroke for a guide is none, there's…actually no stroke on it, so it changed…the default area over here, so we…need to restore the defaults, and…since I want the default to affect this,…I'm going to select it first, and then…I can hit the "d" key on my…keyboard to restore the defaults.…Now, we can talk about the stroke panel.…Notice that the default stroke weight is one point.…Well, in this panel, we can go ahead…and change it to a smaller stroke weight…or a much bigger stroke weight, so…
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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