Join Robin Schneider for an in-depth discussion in this video Using color, part of Illustrator for Fashion Design: Drawing Flats.
- [Narrator] Now it's time to talk about color.…There are numerous places in Illustrator…where we can change color but today…I'd like to focus on three of of them.…The first is the toolbar,…the second is in the control panel,…and the third is the swatches panel…over here in the panel dock…and I'm just going to open this up…so we can get a better look at it.…Before we get into color though,…I should point out that Illustrator has a default setting.…Illustrator default is the white fill and a black stroke.…The shortcut key for default is the letter D…or you can click on the default icon,…which is this icon right here in the toolbar.…
You'll notice that since I don't have anything selected…right now it's showing the Illustrator default.…There's the icon for the white fill…and there's the black stroke.…You can see it here and you can see it here in the swatches.…In order to change a color you click on a shape.…And notice when I clicked on the red circle…the fill color in each of these areas changed red.…It's showing me the color that's currently active.…
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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