Adobe Illustrator for Textile Design - Nottingham Trent University

Adobe Illustrator for Textile Design - Nottingham Trent University

Duration: Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, five weeks

Price: £395

Run by: Linsey Richards
at Nottingham Trent University

0115 848 2813

Burton Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4BU

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About the Course

Adobe Illustrator is a vector drawing program. It’s used by designers to create illustrations, motifs, patterns, cartoons, diagrams and logos which can be scaled to any size without the loss of quality.

On this course you’ll learn the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator and the essential software skills which enable textile designers to create original vector motifs.

The course is suitable for textile designers or for anyone interested in learning about the rudiments of vector design and improving their computer design skills. The course will be taught on the PC, and participants are not required to have any prior knowledge of Adobe Illustrator.

On this course you will:

be introduced to the Illustrator workspace and how to save files
learn how to draw shapes using the pen tool
select, transform and group objects
use brushes and work with colour, fills and strokes
blend shapes and colours
use and create patterns, including the use of masking and clipping
include text in your designs.

What will I gain?

By the end of the course you’ll have the skills and knowledge to build your own vector image portfolio, and a good understanding of how Adobe Illustrator is being used by textile designers today.

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Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above). If you have mobility issues, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure to accommodate your needs.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

25 hours of quality tuition with an experienced tutor. Maximum class size: 10.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 10th February 2018

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