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Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Print & Textiles – Beginner

22 January @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Adobe Illustrator for Fashion print and textiles
Don’t let Adobe Illustrator stand in the way of your goals! No matter your competency level, you will leave this Adobe Illustrator for Fashion print and textiles course with the skills and confidence to create repeat prints in Adobe Illustrator.

Is this Course for me? 

Whether you have a little knowledge of Adobe Illustrator or none at all, this course is for you! We do not believe in restricting access to those with little confidence using computers and starting from the very beginning in Adobe Illustrator for Fashion print and textiles and learning things the right way is crucial. Get off on the right foot and you will get to a higher level, much faster, and more importantly; get things done faster! Don’t waste any more time doing things the long way around. If you are unsure if this course is right for your ability level, get in touch, we can talk things through and try our best to place you in a group with a similar level of ability.

Why Adobe Illustrator?

Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard for computer-aided design for Fashion Print Design. It has changed the way the industry works and saves countless time, money and sampling. The software allows designers to create print-ready fashion print designs that can easily be edited and reworked all whilst adding your own creative style. Think that CAD takes the creativity and skill out of drawing? It really doesn’t, it is just another type of medium and canvas on which to be creative – it also has an undo button!

What will I learn?

This Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Print Design Course will set you up with the fundamental skills required to produce Fashion Print Industry specific work. This course will demonstrate how to create a variety of seamless repeat pattern types and placement prints. Composition, layout and scale will also be covered to ensure your designs work in harmony with garments. You will gain an understanding of how Adobe Illustrator can help you manipulate both traditional and digital print concepts to create designs ready for garment printing.

Fashion designers, who use Adobe Illustrator in the Fashion print industry, will all have their own ways of getting the desired result but on this course you will learn the simplest and most effective methods, concentrating on easy editing and development.

If you think Adobe Illustrator could help your Fashion Print design business, but want a more tailored learning programme for you and your team get in touch here.

Course Outcome

Our courses are 100% practical, we will work at your pace and with your priorities in mind. The small class size will ensure you get plenty of one on one attention to make sure you get exactly what you need from the day. You will leave this course with the confidence and skills needed to continue your journey in using CAD for Fashion Print Design, either by practicing and exploring on your own, or by joining us on the 1 day Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Print Design – Intermediate Course. Take home your completed Adobe Illustrator Print Concepts, on your complimentary CAD for Fashion USB stick, enabling you to develop your idea further.

What do I need to bring? 
The teaching studio is set up for 4 students, and each workstation is equipped with an Apple iMac computer (don’t worry if you haven’t used one, they aren’t as scary as you might think!) and Adobe Creative Cloud software, provided by us, for your use on the day.
We will provide a FREE USB stick to save your work; packed full of useful handouts, templates and FREE Adobe Illustrator brushes specific to fashion design. We will even supply you with that essential pen and paper for all the notes you will need to make! If you like to use a drawing tablet or have any additional aids you wish to bring, then please feel free to do so. I would advise you to bring the driver disc along with you.
Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the day and are supplied from a local independent restaurant ’The Wonky Table’ – Food with heart and soul, using locally sourced produce. If you have any dietary requirements then please make them know when booking, or contact us and we will make arrangements.


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22 January
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Stephen Rose


CAD for Fashion Academy
CAD for Fashion Studio & Academy,, Downing Road
Derby, Derbyshire DE21 6HA United Kingdom
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01332 482 898