Accessories

Accessories

Our accessories discipline encompasses product design for handbags, totes, shoes and the category known in the industry as SLG, or "small leather goods", that is, wallets, belts, mobile phone cases, key chains, etc. Click on any lesson picture, below, to learn more!
Note: You'll learn the most from these lessons by doing exactly what the teachers are doing, using your own software and supplies

Beginner

We recommend watching the lessons, below, in the order shown. You will learn how to use the tools and functions found in software such as Photoshop® to design interesting and useful accessories. You will also learn about materials, hardware, terminology and technological terms, as they relate to the anatomy of handbags, belts, shoes and small leather goods. You can subscribe to get any of the software we use in this section from Adobe’s cloud-based service, Creative Cloud. Click here to view their pricing and subscription plans. Enjoy!

Introduction to Photoshop for Accessory Design-#1
Intro To Photoshop for Accessories – Layers Panel-#2
Intro To Photoshop for Accessories – Belt Design-#3
Intro to Small Leather Goods & Materials-#4