Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 2

at 383 Design Studio -

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$250 2 seats left
Start Date:

Sat, Feb 29, 9:30am - 4:00pm

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Final location noted in registration confirmation
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 4

What you'll learn in this fashion design class:

Do you need an Illustrator refresher, need to brush up on your Illustrator skills, learn timesaving tips or just learn more about using the program for fashion design?

Then, this class is for YOU!

Take your Illustrator skills to the next level with our Level 2 class which builds on the skills learned in Level 1. You'll also learn timesaving tips and shortcuts, ways to work more efficiently, what's new in the latest versions of Illustrator, and more!

This class is very hands on, and we encourage you to bring some of your own sketches and projects to work with.

Plus, you'll receive a manual, downloadable sketch libraries and exercises, and lots of attention!

Class will cover all of the following topics:
  • what's new & relevant for fashion design in the newest Illustrator
  • practical Illustrator shortcuts
  • alternative (and more efficient) sketching methods
  • creating brushes and more
Students receive all of the following:
  • a manual with tutorials and notes from the class
  • a graphic resource CD (download) with trim, croquis & brush libraries
Course Outline
CC2017/2018 Overview
  • Interface
  • New Tools
  • Updated/New Functions
Brushes & Width Profiles
  • Brushes Overview
  • Creating and coloring a pattern brush
  • Using Width Profiles
  • Using Bristle Brushes
Prints and Patterns
  • Creating Print Repeats with the Pattern Tool
  • Using the Color Guide and saving custom colors
  • Using the Adobe Color
  • Creating Colorways Using Recolor Artwork
Creating and Adding Trims
  • Creating and saving trims as Dynamic Symbols
  • Aligning & distributing trims
  • Using the Blend Tool
Stylizing your Flat Sketch or Illustration
  • Creating a gradient
  • Using gradient mesh
  • Using transparency & blending modes to add shadows & depth
Using the Effects Panel
  • Top Useful Effects for Fashion
Best Shortcuts for the Fashion Designer

Wrapup and Q&A 

Note: Location is in Midtown Manhattan. Final location noted on registration confirmation.

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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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Reviews of Classes at 383 Design Studio (27)

(27 Reviews)
Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 2
Reviewed by Desiree P. on 1/27/2019
It was a great experience I definitely feel much more comfortable using illustrator.
Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 2
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/8/2016
Mikelle is so personable, fun to learn from and clear in her instruction. She has great industry experience and can really relate to what would need to be taught in the class. I took this class as a refresher and learned a ton of great shortcuts and new/fasters ways to get things accomplished.
Illustrator Bootcamp for Fashion: Level 2
Reviewed by shang w. on 11/8/2015
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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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