Fashion design is an exciting career path for creatives with an interest in textiles and style. This learning path helps you visualize your ideas and make them come to life in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, two of the leading software apps for fashion design.
Learn to use Photoshop and Illustrator for fashion design.
Improve your drawing skills for fashion design.
Create brushes and warping patterns for fashion design.
Embrace the power of the universal language: color. Learn how to use the 2020 Pantone color of the year—Classic Blue—and other color trends in your designs.
20m 7s • COURSE
Photoshop for Fashion Design: 1 The Basics with Robin Schneider
Harness the power of Adobe Photoshop for fashion design. Learn how to work with pencil sketches and color illustrations in Photoshop, as well as create eye-catching mood boards.
2h 12m • COURSE
Photoshop for Fashion Design: 2 Rendering Techniques with Robin Schneider
Learn how to use Photoshop filters, brushes, and special effects to create professional-looking fashion and costume illustrations.
2h 47m • COURSE
Illustrator for Fashion Design: Drawing Flats with Robin Schneider
Learn to generate professional-quality fashion flats, or CADs, in no time using Adobe Illustrator.
4h 7m • COURSE
Illustrator for Fashion Design: Advanced Drawing Flats with Robin Schneider
Learn how to draw technical flats quickly and efficiently. This advanced course focuses on time-saving shortcuts and professional best practices for fashion illustration.
4h 57m • COURSE
Illustrator for Fashion Design: Creating Brushes with Robin Schneider
Explore the power of Illustrator brushes to quickly and easily add detail to your fashion illustrations.
2h 40m • COURSE
Photoshop for Fashion: Warping Pattern Fills with Robin Schneider
Learn how to create and apply seamless pattern fills to your illustrations so the fabric appears to drape around the body, in this Adobe Photoshop course.
2h 51m • COURSE
Develop your fashion design skills with these experts.
Nicte Cuevas is a designer and brand strategist with over 15 years of experience.Nicte currently works as the principal at Nicte Creative Design, an award-winning graphic design and branding firm. At her firm, Nicte works to empower her clients through strategic design and branding, fulfilling her own mission to use design as a catalyst for positive change. She has applied this when working with Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Spark, Twitter Business, a Purina partnership (with Dogs on Deployment), Girl Scouts of the USA, and the Houston Zoo.Being a military spouse only further supports her value system, which is to make the best of every moment and do everything with the intention of being a catalyst for the positive. These values infuse her work, motivating her to provide individual, personalized attention to each of her clients while delivering high-value results.Nicte's excellence in communication, design, and marketing have been recognized by multiple national and international awards, including a coveted feature in the Graphic Design USA People to Watch list. Nicte holds a BFA in graphic communications from the University of Houston.
Robin Schneider works in fashion, television, and tech. She teaches at UCLA and Studio Arts.
Robin is a fiery ex-New Yorker who received an MFA in Technical Theater Production from CalArts. Robin currently teaches fashion CAD at The Art Institute of California-Hollywood, digital illustration for costume design at UCLA, Photoshop to industry costume designers at Studio Arts, and offers corporate and private CAD instruction.
In the fashion industry she has been head designer for a plus-size clothing company, a textile designer, and technical illustrator and designed over 400 patterns for her series of royalty-free seamless pattern books. She is the author of Adobe for Fashion: Illustrator CS5—the ultimate guide to drawing flats, which is quickly becoming the technical illustration bible for fashion students from NY to LA.
For television she has been a graphic designer for the prime-time shows JAG, CSI, NCIS, First Monday, Las Vegas, and Arliss, where she honed her talent for speed and efficiency. She recently took first place in Dekes Technique's Photoshop Challenge and was a finalist in the Anything Goes tutorial challenge. Her extensive and hybrid career in technical, computer, and fashion design have given her the practical industry experience that makes her an inspiration to her students.