In less than one minute, this simple trick will allow you to add a thick outline to your fashion flat sketches in Adobe Illustrator, giving them more dimension and depth.
I’d argue that there are more fashion designers out there who work exclusively or mostly on the computer than there are those or sketch by hand and create nicely illustrated fully colored designs with pen and paper. Do you agree?
I couldn’t be more excited about the release of Illustrator’s new Join Tool in the latest CC 2014 update (version 18.1.0)! This is an essential tool for drawing fashion flats since often we draw half of the garment, reflect and copy it, and then join the anchor points down the middle. This tool takes the work out […]
When sketching flats and designing in Illustrator, we put our best foot forward to do top notch work and make awesome presentations. But it’s easy to lose the “design appeal” when it comes to technical flat sketches. If you’re preparing for a big presentation and really want to wow your client (or boss!), here are some tricks you can […]
Learn the right (and wrong) way of creating essential fashion flat sketch details, such as ribbing and stitching. I’ll show you some common mistakes every designer makes and how to do things quicker and easier.
Your fashion designer friends are dropping terms like CF, HPS and SS – and you’re wondering what the heck they mean. You’re too embarrassed to ask – because you should probably know these terms already. Learn the must know abbreviations so you too can talk like a pro.
The most frustrating tool in Illustrator? If you said the Pen Tool, you’re not alone – in fact, you’re right there with every other person fighting their way through using it to sketch. Learn some super simple tricks to finally get your sketches looking professional.