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Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 1

at 383 Design Studio - Chelsea

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Chelsea, Manhattan
116 W 23rd St 5th Floor
New York, New York 10011
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 4
Teacher: Mikelle Drew

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this fashion design class:

Do you need to know how to put your hand drawn flats into the computer? Do you need to create digital flat sketches?

Then, this class is for you!

Students will learn Illustrator basics and techniques specific to the fashion industry. We will focus a larger part of the class on learning the pen tool and using it to draw flat sketches. We will complete 1 - 2+ sketches in class (depending on the speed and efficiency of the student); establish a color palette and add color to the sketches; create a basic color CAD and do a quick design worksheet.

Class will cover all of the following topics:
  • Illustrator basics (tools, palettes, workspace)
  • Using basic shapes
  • Using the pen tool to draw detailed and precise flat sketches
  • Creating custom color swatches to fill bodies
  • Creating a design worksheet and presentation board
Students will receive all of the following:
  • A beginner's manual with tutorials and notes from the class
  • A graphic resource CD (download) with trim, croquis & brush libraries
  • A 1 hour online followup private session
* Followup session must be scheduled within 2 months of final session.
** Students are responsible for contacting instructor to schedule the followup session.

Course Outline:


Part 1: BASICS AND OVERVIEW
  • Introduction
  • Illustrator Basics
    • Navigating the workspace
    • Setting preferences and your workspace
    • Intro to Color Panel
    • Intro to the Tools Panel
Part 2: DRAWING FLAT SKETCHES (Introduction)
  • Grids,rulers and guidelines
  • The pen tool
  • Drawing a tee shirt (front view)
    • Traditional method
    • Modern method
  • Drawing a tee shirt (back view)
Part 3: FILLING YOUR SKETCHES WITH COLOR
  • Creating & saving color swatches
  • Filling your bodies with color
Part 4: CREATING A QUICK CAD
  • Creating multiple colorways
Part 5: CREATING A DESIGN WORKSHEET
  • Creating multiple pages in your document
  • Adding text
  • Adding callouts to your sketch
Part 7:WRAPUP & RECAP (Q&A)

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Refund Policy

Limited seating in all classes. Fees are non-refundable. If a class is missed, students can arrange to participate in the next session. Students must arrange to reschedule within 2 months. "No shows" may not reschedule a session. Any cancellations within 48 hours of class start date are considered a "no show".

Please note: Classes are normally NOT cancelled if only 1 student is registered. In this case, please note the following: 1) venue may change from originally listed location, and 2) training time will be reduced by 1 hour, or for multi-day/evening classes, training time may be reduced by 1 evening. Student will be informed 1-2 days prior to class start date if he/she is the only registrant.

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Question from anonymous
1. Do I need to know how to do garment sketches by hand in order to learn to transfer them to digital in this course? I have never done freehand sketches before, but I would like to learn and take this course. 2. Do I need to have Adobe Illustrator in order to do this course?
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No to both questions although it is helpful to have the program to practice after the course.
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Question from Dwija
Hello- do I need prior knowledge of adobe illustrator for this class? Does it matter if I work on a Mac or PC?
Answer from Susan K. Verified Student
No prior experience needed. The teacher is excellent and very knowledgeable.
Answer from Susan K. Verified Student
It does not matter for Mac or PC...she can adapt.
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Hi Dwija! Yes, this class is for both Mac or PC users. You do not need prior experience to take the class.
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Question from Piamrak H.
Hello, do I have to bring my laptop with me?
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Hi Piamrak! No need to bring your laptop to the class. :)
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Reviews of Classes at 383 Design Studio (27)

(27 Reviews)
Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 1
Reviewed by Desiree P. on 1/15/2019
Very informative, cant wait for level 2 !!!!! Fantastic instructor !!!!
Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 1
Reviewed by Anonymous on 11/4/2018
The instructor is really good and extremely knowledgeable. Would def recommend this course
Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 1
Reviewed by Susan K. on 4/8/2018
I was a lucky one to have the instructor all to myself this time. There is so much to learn and cover as an intro class. I left feeling like I can do this. Great class and well worth the $. Sue Kennedy
Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 1
Reviewed by Lisa T. on 9/10/2017
The class was great! Mikelle is a fantastic instructor I will definitely go back to her for further teaching
Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 1
Reviewed by Sheri B. on 7/27/2017
Exactly what I needed. It had been years since I used Illustrator and I didn't want just a generic course but one specific to fashion. Mikelle is an excellent instructor!!
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383 Design Studio

383 Design Studio, a company with over 20 years of fashion industry experience, a passion for digital design, and a love for sharing both with others.

383 Design Studio was started in 2005 in an apartment in Brooklyn, NY. The studio began as a consulting firm for men's and women's active, street...

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