Provided by: 383 Design Studio

Photoshop and Illustrator for Footwear Design

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383 Design Studio
This class is designed specifically for footwear designers. Learn to sketch and color up footwear designs (both handdrawn and computer generated) using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
Students will use Photoshop to add color, texture or pattern, and dimension to their sketches. Then, they will switch to Illustrator to learn to sketch using the Pen Tool, and add color and texture to computer drawn sketches as well.
Related Software Programs or Products: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
Related Jobs or Careers: Fashion footwear design
This is primarily ilt training
on-line e-learning cbt (computer based)This is an online eLearning or CBT training program
computer labComputer Lab Work
instructor led trainingThis class may be available at a classroom in New York, NY, or at one of these training facilities: Manhattan, NY,
Course Level:introductory
Duration:4 evenings
Training Presented in:English
Training Provided by 383 Design Studio

Photoshop and Illustrator for Footwear Design Seminar Schedule

    Location    
January, 2017
23rd Jan   Sage Office Suites   [Register]
 
April, 2017
17th Apr   Sage Office Suites   [Register]
 
Photoshop and Illustrator for Footwear Design
Training Program Details
Course Overview: Students will learn Photoshop & Illustrator basics and techniques specific to the fashion industry and focusing on footwear design. Students will first learn to use Photoshop to recolor hand drawn and computer generated sketches, create multiple colorways, add patterns or texture, and add shadow and highlights. Students will later learn Illustrator, focusing on using the Pen Tool to draw sketches and fill them with color, and finally, create a presentation board incorporating both programs.

Session 1
I. BASICS AND OVERVIEW
A. Introduction
B. Photoshop Basics
- Navigating the workspace
- Palettes
- Layers
- Intro to Color

II. BASIC DRAWING & COLORING
A. Selection & Drawing Tools
- Marquee and Lasso Tools
- Magic Wand & Quick Selection Tools
- Brush & Pencil Tools
- Eraser Tool
- Paint Bucket Tool
B. Filling Sketches with Color
- Using the Paint Bucket to Add Color
- Additional Methods of Adding Color

Session 2
I. Review and Q&A

II. Adding Texture or Print/ Pattern
- Creating a Pattern Fill
- Adding a Layer Mask
- Adding a Vector Mask

III. Creating Multiple Colorways
A. Using Adjustment Layers

IV. Adding Dimension & Finishing Touches
A. Using the Dodge & Burn Tools to create shadows & highlights
B. Adding a Drop Shadow
C. Adding Additional Layer Styles

Session 3
I. Review and Q&A

II. ILLUSTRATOR BASICS & OVERVIEW
A. Introduction
B. Navigating the Workspace
C. Setting preferences
D. Intro to Color Palette
E. Tools Palette
F. Grids, Rulers and Guidelines

III. BASIC DRAWING TOOLS
A. Intro to the Pen Tool
B. Freehand Drawing Tools

Session 4
I. Review and Q&A

II. DRAWING A SHOE SKETCH
- Creating Closed Shapes
- Editing Your Sketch

III. ADDING COLOR & TEXTURE TO A SHOE IN ILLUSTRATOR
A. Using Live Paint
B. Creating Pattern Swatches

IV. BRUSHES & TRIM LIBRARIES
A. Creating a pattern brush
B. Establishing a trim library

Session 5
I. Review and Q&A

II. ADDING SHADOW & DEPTH TO YOUR SKETCH
A. Using Gradients
B. Using Gradient Mesh

III. CREATING A PRESENTATION BOARD
A. Adding Borders & Text
B. Adding a Mood Photo
C. Adding Effects

IV. ADDITIONAL TOPICS
A. Effects Menu
B. Live Trace

V. WRAPUP & RECAP (Q&A)
About The Training Provider: 383 Design Studio
383 Design Studio - We are a design studio specializing in computer fashion training, with our main focus on Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop software. Knowing Illustrator and Photoshop in the fashion industry is no longer an option; it's a necessity. We provide both group and individual training that will show you software essentials and methods for flat sketching, creating presentation boards, and other tasks...
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