Front & Back Skirt View in AI- #19 - University of Fashion

Front & Back Skirt View in AI- #19

Front & Back Skirt View in AI- #19

In this lesson we will look at translating a designer’s sketch into a working technical drawing and create a skirt flat with darts and pockets.We will also look at illustrator brushes, and creating a pattern brush for a zipper, as well as creating a kick pleat.

 

 

 

Module Description Step
1 Examining a designer’s sketch & Translating a concept into a technical 1-12
2 Creating the skirt outline and adding darts 1-25
3 Creating the patch pocket & Adding a pocket flap 1-46
4 Creating the snap fastening & Creating a shadow 1-27
5 Looking at Brushes in Illustrator & Creating a basic zipper brush 1-66
6 Drawing the Zipper pull 1-30
7 Finishing the Skirt Back view & Drawing a Kick Pleat 1-21
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MODULE 1 • Examining a designer’s sketch & Translating a concept into a technical

Step Description
1A

Before we begin, note that complete Mac and Windows Commands, Keyboard Shortcuts & Mouse directions are written in the script, and mentioned only in the audio.

The video shows only Mac Commands, using a one-button mouse.

Here are the Keyboard Shortcut abbreviations and differences:

  • Mac: Command (Cmd)  =  Windows: Control (Ctrl)
  • Mac: Option (Opt) = Windows: (Alt)
  • Shortcut directions are written as follows:
    • Cmd/Ctrl + Keyboard Letter
    • Opt/Alt + click

This means press & hold the Command key if you have a Mac, or the Control Key if you have Windows, then press the letter, or perform the action, etc….

1B

A note on Mouse actions:

  • Two Button Mouse: Right Click to open the Context Menu/ Right Click Menu
  • One Button Mouse: Press & Hold the Control (Ctrl) Key while you click on the Art Board, to open the Context Menu/ Right Click Menu.

If you have a one button mouse for your Mac, you might want to configure it to act like a two button mouse:

  • Go to System Preferences.
  • Open up the Mouse options
  • On the “Point & Click”  page, check the box to the left of “Secondary Click: Click on Right Side”.
  • Your Mouse will now work like a Two Button Mouse
2 For this lesson you will need to download the file, Front Flat Croquis and Skirt Sketch which can be found down belong this video.

 

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