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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:

Sweepstakes! What would you change in Illustrator or Photoshop? Fashion designers opinions wanted?

Update! I closed the blog entries at this time. Thank you for reading.

Fashion designers! What are the most troubling issues that you have had or are having with Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop? What would you add inside of either software to fix it? Get an answer from the creators of Illustrator and Photoshop the “Adobe Team”**.

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How long have you been using Photoshop? Happy 20th Birthday!

last year was photoshop‘s 20th birthday.

during adobe  max’s 2010 conference i was able to explore and take some pictures of the evolution of the photoshop software since it’s very first version. Continue reading “How long have you been using Photoshop? Happy 20th Birthday!”

Celebrating 500 fans on facebook with files and video tutorial

Today any click-able text will take you to FB page: Thank you for FashionChalkboard.com’s 500 fans mile stone! Celebrate with me on my facebook page by being inspired, watching the videos and downloading the pdf and ai file to keep and take apart.What will you learn? Learn to use simple tools like the ellipse tool in Illustrator combined with Illustrator CS5 new width tool to create brushes  to create a beautiful pattern print for your fashion flat sketches. Continue reading “Celebrating 500 fans on facebook with files and video tutorial”

How to draw a fashion flat sketch in Illustrator? Part 1 understanding the final result first

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All beginnings are hard, but they can be made a lot easier by taking the time to understand the problem or in our case flat sketch first. This video which is part of our beginner course  “Adobe ® Illustrator ® for Fashion Design”, will show you how to take existing flat sketches apart and explain what needs to happen when you draw your first fashion flat sketch.

 

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