Join Robin Schneider for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring the workspace, part of Illustrator for Fashion Design: Drawing Flats.
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Welcome to the Illustrator workspace.…Let's start by opening a new file.…We're going to go up to the menu, click on File>New and you want to make sure…that the Profile is set to Print.…As long as you do that, it will open the right size page, click OK.…The page you see on your screen is called the artboard;…anything you draw on the artboard will print since this is an 8.5x11 size page.…Anything you draw in the gray area of the screen will not print, consider it scratch paper.…On the left side of your screen you'll see the tool bar, it's a series of tools…you can use in Illustrator and many of them have a little arrow next to them.…
If you click and hold on this arrow you'll notice that there are additional…tools available to you.…The right side of the screen has your panel dock.…Each one of these icons relates to a panel that we're going to use later on…throughout the course of this video.…If at any time you accidentally close or lose one of these panels, you can…always find it again by going up to the Windows dropdown menu, and it will be…
- What is a flat?
- Scaling, rotating, and duplicating shapes
- Simplifying and mastering the Pen tool to get you up and running quickly
- Drawing shirts with sleeves, collars, and placket details
- Drawing skirts, trousers, and jeans
- Using custom brushes to add stitching and trim quickly
- Creating and using symbols for buttons, zipper pulls, and drawstrings
- Drawing and rendering croquis with faces and hair
- Creating professional quality layouts
Skill Level Intermediate
Illustrator Insider Training: Coloring Artworkwith Mordy Golding4h 44m Intermediate
Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Intermediatewith Deke McClelland11h 8m Intermediate
1. Getting Started: Overview of Basic Illustrator Tools
2. Drawing a Basic T-Shirt
3. Drawing a Button-Down Shirt
4. Drawing Skirts
5. Drawing a Blazer
6. Creating Custom Brushes
7. Creating Custom Symbols
8. Drawing Pants
9. Drawing Croquis
10. Presenting and Sharing Your Flats
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