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Privilege in the fashion industry
(Ok, so posting that I took a pledge on social media, LinkedIn, and telling you here does feel a bit icky and[...]
Do you have a creative practice ? | With examples by Justina Blakeney
Hey! You! Don't want to read the entire post? Scroll down and read my summary of favorite reason to have[...]
The power of completion | Happy New Year
Happy new year courageous creative, I hope you slid (that's what we say in Germany) well into 2019, and are[...]
Survival guide to Adobe Max And Is It Really a Creativity Conference? | FREE – PDF Overview with links to resources (Short)
Whether you're heading to Adobe Max for the first time this year or are a veteran and want to reminisce[...]
The persistent peacock. Textile design inspiration or nuisance? | Free peacock vector download
Here are a couple of examples of how the peacocks showed up during the duration of this project. I live[...]
Video and free download – Week 20 – Intermediate – How to create ruffles with varying width in Illustrator – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series
Create a variation of an existing ruffle brush. Learn to change the edges of the ruffle to become narrower and[...]
Video and free download – Week 19 – Intermediate – How to create outlines of lines in Illustrator – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series
There must be a quicker way of doing this! Outlining lines that we have previously drawn in Illustrator can become[...]
Video and free download – Week 17 – Beginner – How to create Fisheye effect on text in Illustrator – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series
#17 is adding a little pop to your text across your garments. You can see the difference at the beginning[...]
Video – Week 10 – How to create varying length for pant flats in Illustrator -52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series
Week 10 is going to show you how another method of modifying existing flat sketches into a new style. This week[...]
Video – Week 9 – How to color block/ cut existing flats in Illustrator -52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series
In week 9 you will take an easy tip and transform your existing flat sketch into a new style. You[...]
Video – Week 7 – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series – How to create a box pleat brush for a flat sketch
Box pleat brushes can be used year around in many different ways in fashion design. Whether it is on a[...]