Coronavirus (COVID-19) information: Live classes available in-person or online from our fully vaccinated instructors. Learn more about our reopening.


Illustrator Class Online January 18, 2023 Fashion and Apparael Design

Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion and Apparel Design

Wed, Jan 18 2023 to
Thu, Jan 19 2023
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online Training
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Online Online

2012-05-10 11:59:18 $795.00

This Adobe Illustrator training class is focused on fashion and apparel design. This Illustrator class is for clothing designers, shoe designers, or accessories designers. Learn Illustrator from our experienced professionals who help you convert your visions into reality using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Whether you're completely new to using computer design tools, or migrating from a dedicated CAD system, our Illustrator trainers show you how to expand your creative process. Our unique in-depth knowledge of Illustrator and fashion design technology provide a unique and comprehensive training experience. You'll receive the skills you need to be productive and competitive, and create designs that can be easily transferred to production. You'll learn to produce easily-modified flat drawings, fashion sketches, patterns, storyboards, textile designs, and accessory designs. Our Illustrator for Fashion, Apparel, and accessories design classes can also be tailored to your specific needs.

Download Course Description (PDF)     See all Adobe Illustrator Classes, See all Adobe Courses and Adobe Training

Illustrator Class for Fashion and Apparel Design: Course Topics

Module 1: Getting To Know the Adobe Illustrator Workspace

  • Raster vs. Vector
  • Choosing a workspace
  • Opening a file
  • The document window
  • Using Artboards
  • Changing your view
  • The Tools panel
  • Using tools and panels
  • Custom workspaces
  • Customizing keyboard shortcuts

Module 2: Adobe Illustrator CC Essentials for Apparel Design

  • Using the shape tools
  • Constraining a shape
  • Selecting artwork
  • Using shape and transform tools to create artwork
  • Using layers when building an illustration
  • Cutting and pasting objects
  • Repeating a resize transform

Module 3: Working with the Adobe Illustrator Drawing Tools for Apparel Design

  • Working with the Pen tool
  • Tracing images
  • Adjusting the variable width of a stroke
  • Getting rid of stray points
  • Adding Dashed strokes
  • Additional Stroke options
  • Placing an image and using Image Trace
  • Editing existing paths
  • Reflecting and combining a shape
  • More practice with combining shapes using the Shape Builder tool
  • Using brushes in fashion illustration
  • Create new brush libraries

Module 4: Using Adobe Illustrator to Add Color to Fashion Designs

  • Basics of the Appearance panel
  • Creating a colorful illustration
  • Using Live Paint
  • Adding a symbol to your artwork
  • Saving swatches
  • Using the Color panel
  • Adding Pantone colors
  • Taking advantage of the new and improved Kuler panel

Module 5: Tracing Fashion Artwork using Adobe Illustrator

  • Importing images as templates
  • Placing an image using Image Trace
  • Image Trace Options
  • Working with the Method option
  • Abutting vs. Overlapping

Module 6: Using Live Paint in Adobe Illustrator

  • Creating a Live Paint Group
  • Using the Live Paint Bucket
  • Setting color
  • Editing Gap Options
  • Modifying Live Paint regions

Module 7: Organizing Adobe Illustrator fashion projects with Layers

  • Getting to know the Layers panel
  • Using layers to organize your illustrations
  • Using the Layers panel to make selections
  • Creating new layers
  • Moving items between layers
  • Paste remembers layers
  • Template layers

Module 8: Working with Symbols in Illustrator

  • Cleaning out the symbol library
  • Using symbols in the fashion industry
  • Creating symbols
  • Editing symbols
  • Importing a symbol library
  • Using the symbolism tools
  • Editing nested symbols
  • Saving symbol libraries

Module 9: Using Adobe Illustrator Patterns in Fashion Designs

  • Exploring the Pattern Options panel
  • Creating a pattern
  • Applying a pattern
  • Editing a pattern swatch
  • Editing a pattern in an object
  • Editing a pattern's application visually