- Tips and tricks for everyone so anyone can create an awesome body template by hand, then digitize it for a beginning of a digital library that can be used and changed for every coming season.
- I am excited to announce that I have agreed to teach a class with skillshare. We are going live with the content on November 20th, 2013. It is quite a different format than I am used to teaching and I am excited to see what you guys will think?
- All skillshare classes are project based so you will walk away with a finished project to keep or use in your portfolio. You get to keep the access to the video class on skillshare for a lifetime, you will be able to collaborate with your classmates and receive feedback, inspiration and make new connections right there in your online classroom.
Click here to sign up or scroll down to read more details, view some images and view a silly little video of me explaining what it is all about. Continue readingTIPS:A personal mention here: I became a bit obsessed with signing up for classes and informing my friends with skillshare info, but that is how I received many referral bonuses and was able to enroll into many classes for free. Careful can become addicting.If you think that you know anyone that might like any of the skillshare classes, or might want to join you in taking the fashion croquis class there should be a link that you can share (once you are registered) that will earn you a referral bonus of $10 for each sign up and $10 for your friend as well (only if they are new to skillshare). Your referral link can be found once you are logged in under settings> referrals> Share your link.
Watch this video to learn to find quick inspiration for color names for you new color swatches that you are using in your line sheets, mood and trend boards for new fashion collections. Continue reading
It’s late at night and I am editing a long overdue session from my live techpacks webinars. The beginning of this session is a great overview to learn what goes into a Fashion Tech packs that factories need that will ship production garments directly to a store with specific requirements. Continue reading
after a long night of adobe illustrator for beginner online webinars, i am still inspired to share what we created working into the late night hours. the above image is an example of how adobe illustrator’s live trace or rather image trace function is quite powerful and creates great and very close to original image renderings as vectors. however the problem comes in when the original image is already pixelated and that the tracing results in color will try and imitate the look of the individual pixels and that it becomes a nightmare to handle as vectors. Continue reading
So just maybe, you already heard the news that there is a new band in town? It is totally geeky, fun and inspiring all at the same time. It is called: “adobe for fashion los angeles user group”. Click here to connect with us on Facebook and stay informed about all upcoming free events in Los Angeles. Continue reading
- scroll down for a free video & visuals of the adobe max pattern people class that i was looking forward to taking a couple of weeks ago. thank you to everyone who suggested which designs to submit, unfortunately the class was structured a lot different from what i thought and i did not get to use them. more about that below.
as every year I am going to adobe max next week. one of the courses i am really looking forward to is called: ” the power of pattern: how to create & communicate through patterns”. the creators of patternpeople, which is a very inspiring and informative website, are offering this course. they asked us to send them 2 (maybe 3) black and white “seeds”. they are then going to show us how to make patterns with them.
from pizza slice to full mandala in minutes. here are some visuals of what was happening during our live session tonight. i just finished teaching the master textile design creativity track and couldn’t stop looking at this mandala and had to share. Continue reading
2013 means more hands on creativity outside of the computer. to me anyways. i have spent the last several years freelancing and teaching and editing.. like a lot… it’s time to bring color back onto this blog.. i am constantly surrounded by it and i am going to share it more
it had been quite a while since i used water color, thanks to katie rogers’ class over at paper fashion i finally picked up my brushes again and doodled my fashion illustration that is based on my inspiration ( pinterest). Continue reading