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The persistent peacock. Textile design inspiration or nuisance? | Free peacock vector download

Working as a freelancer can at times become very isolated and downright depressing. Even though I enjoy working on pattern design with Adobe Illustrator and it is almost my favorite work to do. I have to be very proactive to not fall into a downward spiral and have created systems to keep me in an… Continue reading The persistent peacock. Textile design inspiration or nuisance? | Free peacock vector download

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 the center wider. You can view the video on my YouTube channel or after the jump here on the blog. This week’s free download comes with a cutout ruffle flat sketch in 3 colorways. One ruffle… Continue reading Video and free download – Week 20 – Intermediate – How to create ruffles with varying width in Illustrator – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

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 a time-consuming task. Let me show you how to create a spaghetti strap for your fashion flat sketch in a couple of seconds. You can view the video on my youtube channel or after the… Continue reading Video and free download – Week 19 – Intermediate – How to create outlines of lines in Illustrator – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

Video and free download – Week 18 – Beginner to intermediate – How to create a gingham textile design in Illustrator – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

Have you ever wanted to create your custom colored Gingham swatch in Illustrator? In this week 18, I am showing an easy and a more intricate way of creating the Gingham textile pattern in Illustrator. The easy method is going to be a swatch with flat colors. In the intermediate method, I will use a… Continue reading Video and free download – Week 18 – Beginner to intermediate – How to create a gingham textile design in Illustrator – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

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 of the video between regular text and then with the added Fisheye effect in Illustrator. You can view the video on my youtube channel or after the jump here on the blog. There you will also… Continue reading Video and free download – Week 17 – Beginner – How to create Fisheye effect on text in Illustrator – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

Video and free download – Week 16 – Beginner – How to create a faded denim or wash on denim in Illustrator for scalloped edges along flat sketch edges – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

Have you tried distressing your flat looking technical denim flat sketches inside of Illustrator? It’s quite easy by adding a little bit of a wash to it. Here are the step by step instructions or watch the video below: To see the results, make sure you have a denim swatch or flat sketch with denim… Continue reading Video and free download – Week 16 – Beginner – How to create a faded denim or wash on denim in Illustrator for scalloped edges along flat sketch edges – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

Video and download – Week 15 – Beginner – How to flip and reflect brushes in Illustrator for scalloped edges along flat sketch edges – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

Does your Illustrator brush give you a hard time when you have to reflect it to the other side of your flat sketch? Sometimes we don’t notice this until our brush has two different edges and the reflected copy comes out upside down. In this week’s tutorial, I am explaining how to fix this with… Continue reading Video and download – Week 15 – Beginner – How to flip and reflect brushes in Illustrator for scalloped edges along flat sketch edges – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

Video and download – Week 14 – Advanced – How to distribute and align objects around a circle in Illustrator – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

Today we are going to use a method to create a even distribution of any one or multiple object around a circle. This comes in handy when we create elaborate designs, trims and layouts for our fashion flat sketching in Illustrator. I dare you to try and do this manually. You can view the video… Continue reading Video and download – Week 14 – Advanced – How to distribute and align objects around a circle in Illustrator – 52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

2 Videos and download – Week 13 – Advanced – How to create a clipping mask from multiple objects on a skirt flat sketch in Illustrator -52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series

Having problems with clipping masks? Or fantasizing of more options when clipping one part at a time? There are 2 videos today diving into advanced clipping masks. The download today is a skirt flat sketch with clipping mask of brush strokes. You can watch the video on our blog below or on our youtube channel.… Continue reading 2 Videos and download – Week 13 – Advanced – How to create a clipping mask from multiple objects on a skirt flat sketch in Illustrator -52 weeks Adobe Illustrator for fashion design series