Beginner Level | 3-day course
Thursday 12 – Saturday 14 March | 10:30am – 4pm
Professional presentation of your work is essential in conveying your brand and product range.
Flats are the essential tool for communicating the specifications (shape, size, colour, fabric, details, and style lines) necessary to be able to create a pattern and construct your garments. This course will teach you to produce clear and concise illustrations that are expected as a standard in the fashion industry.
Over this extended 3-day course you will be given a basic introduction to the industry standard software Adobe Illustrator. Participants will learn how to draw flats from scratch and use scanned images to create basic flat drawings using a variety of techniques. The course will be covering basic tools such as the Path Tool, Brushes and different fill options to create a professional flat drawing for your portfolio and collections.
This course is taught on PCs and is for beginners or for those that have a basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator. The content is suitable for people working in the textiles sector, students, tutors or anyone interested in improving their computer design skills and learning techniques in Illustrator
Participants are required to have basic computer skills. Please bring a pen, notebook and USB stick to save your work.
Early Bird: Book by Sunday 16 February and pay only £200 (20% off)
Our short courses are a great value way to learn essential design software. Courses take place in the museum’s IT suite and taught by our team of highly experienced tutors. Tuition is in small groups with a focus on your particular learning requirements. The Fashion and Textile Museum is part of Newham College London.