How to Draw Pleats in Illustrator
Adding pleats to fashion flats manually is tedious. This Illustrator tutorial will show you some easy shortcuts to create this design detail in just a few clicks.
- How to use a dashed stroke to create the vertical pleat lines (0:25)
- How to curve the pleat lines using the Anchor Point Tool (1:28)
- How to use a Clipping Mask to hide portions of the pleat lines (2:31)
- How to create the pleat folds using the Zig Zag effect (4:10)
Basic Illustrator skills are assumed, but nothing is too complicated, so get watching and learn how to add pleats to your designs!