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They are crucial in today’s world to communicate designs effectively. Designers and technical designers should know how to complete a full tech pack accurately from stitching to hardware to specifications. Adobe Illustrator is a great tool to create techpack templates and complete them.
Creating garment flats in Illustrator is essential in the industry. Used for techpacks, presentations, line sheets etc. Learn the tools necessary to do this effectively.
Custom swatches are easy to create in Illustrator. We will discuss stripes, plaids and simple repeat patterns. Use these to fill you garment or to stand on their own.
Brushes are essentials for creating all types of fashion elements. We will review how to make a coverstitch brush and a zipper brush. With these tools you can then create lots of brushes to suit your needs.
Discover the easy to use text tool and alignment options to create professional linesheets; an essential tool needed to outline your products and their details.
Using text, images and vector drawings, you can create mood boards for your clients or internal company use without having to switch to Photoshop.
Here’s a quick preview of what you would learn on this site:
LESSON 1: OVERVIEW
LESSON 2: OVERVIEW
After reviewing the material in Lesson 2 you will be able to add more detail to the Basic T you created in Lesson 1. We will review: Colors, Solid and Pattern Swatches, Brushes and many other useful functions. Total time for Lesson 2 is 38:30 minutes.
LESSON 3: OVERVIEW
LESSON 4: OVERVIEW
Lesson 3 will show you how to take the T-shirts you have drawn in Lesson 1 and 2 and organize them onto a line sheet. We will also create a mood page and learn how to save your work as a multipage PDF . Total time for Lesson 3 is 25:12 minutes.
In Lesson 4 we will discuss what a Techpack is, set up a blank techpack template and color a garment that we can use to fill out the techpack in Lesson 5. Total time for Lesson 4 is 24:18 minutes.
In Lesson 5 we will learn more about what goes in a Techpack and complete a full Techpack. We will use the files we created in Lesson 4, the Techpack Template and The Coat in its 2 colorways. Total time for Lesson 5 is 24:31 minutes.
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