The Surface Design Process explained in pictures: Remember the year that Radiant Orchid was the color of the year? Well it inspired a textile design process from hand sketch to digital results. See photos of the entire process below. SCROLL
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.
Updated this post on 8/8/2018 - New course information and Free Summary PDF Download/ Majo's class has been removed by her for now. But it's still a great read.When I first wrote this blog post, I didn't have a public
i am still at adobemax 2013 today, but here is a quick roundup on the top 4 creative tools that i am exited about for the apparel industry in regards to adobe programs and now hardware. please let me know what you think and share with me what you would like to see improved or what is your fav new feature?
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.
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).
It's official Pantone announced next year's color of the year to be Emerald. A cool hue for us to enjoy throughout all of 2013, from fashion designs to home ware and more. This year we enjoyed the warm Tangerine Tango color
Creating the next live online Textile Masterclass series is a lot of fun. Part of the first series is how to create tie dye print within Photoshop. Entirely digitally without getting your fingers dirty. There are several easy steps like using a gradient and then putting a pattern on top of it with a Layer blending mode.
My June and July schedule for live classes is up and you can click here to see the details. Pretty much I have a set of beginners for Illustrator for fashion design and non fashion design and a beginners for Photoshop for fashion design and non fashion design.