Video Fashion Design process from idea to finished garment – Designer Eva Franco

Today I am sharing this great quick lovely video by Los Angeles Fashion Designer Eva Franco who let’s us peak into her studio and follow along her design process.

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Video sneak peeks new Photoshop: New interface, rich cursor support, background save for Photoshop – really?

 

Oh… I am so excited that Adobe is starting their sneak peeks. Being a beta tester with Adobe is a huge privilege, but the problem is that you are not allowed to talk about anything to anyone… yes we do have a forum to talk to about things to other pre-release tester, but it’s not the same as talking to you Fashion and Textile design community.

 

But here is something official that you can view and I won’t get in trouble for. And it is a great new feature that has been requested for a long time. Background SAVE!
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Great new courses already available to my all access members

My website currently only advertises and shows access to 6 courses, but all access members can access 2 more (8 full courses total).

Both of these assume that you already worked your way through the beginner courses

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Free Friday Mini Fashion Webinar – Illustrator for Fashion Graphics

 

Have you seen the beautiful colorful

city of Melbourne’s logo options that are floating around Australia? Click here to visit their gallery.

Young, fresh, colorful and a logo that the city’s citizen can be mighty proud of. Being the geek that I am I had to ask myself how can I quickly draw and come up with these many options for any letter that I will ever draw for logos and graphics? I’ll talk a bit about the process here, but why don’t you join me on 11/11/2011 at 12:30pm PST time live online? [sws_button class=”” size=”sws_btn_medium” align=”” href=”https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/432369056″ target=”_blank” label=”Click to register” template=”sws_btn_default” textcolor=”” bgcolor=”” bgcolorhover=”” glow=”sws_btn_glow”] [/sws_button] Continue reading “Free Friday Mini Fashion Webinar – Illustrator for Fashion Graphics”

Sharpen creative skills in Illustrator and Photoshop – live online + video access

Starting Mondays, 11/7 I’m teaching live online again. Yippieh! Check out the gallery of cool images that we created during out last live sessions.

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Freebie alert – Design your fashion croquis’s outfit like Versace for H&M

Having worked at H&M as a teenager in Hamburg, Germany; this place obviously always has a special place in my Fashion Design heart.

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Color names and codes for Illustrator and Photoshop – Quick video tip

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 “Color names and codes for Illustrator and Photoshop – Quick video tip”

Summary of Adobe Max 2011 – Announcements that excite the Fashion Designer

After having a week to digest and sort out the “way out” geeky from the need to share information, I decided to talk about the following: