CAD FOR FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING

Stacy Stewart Smith

Book Cover

EBOOK

ISBN:
9781628923667
Published:
FEB 20, 2013
Other Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501395345
eBook + Studio 9781501395970
Paperback 9781501310225
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501395680

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What's in the book

The Book

It takes more than raw talent and passion to make it in today's global apparel and accessories markets—excellent computer-aided design skills are a prerequisite. CAD for Fashion Design and Merchandising allows students to immediately begin creating digital fashion presentations using Adobe Illustrator® and Photoshop®. This book takes an integrated approach, allowing students to master the three-dimensional benefits of combining the two software programs. Colorful illustrations accompany easy, step-by-step tutorials that are geared toward students at the beginner and intermediate levels. Because the book uses fashion photography rather than hand-drawn illustrations as a basis for demonstrating the proportion of fashion croquis, instructors will be able to evaluate students’ mastery of digital illustration regardless of their hand-drawing skills, and students will benefit from a seamless transition from creative thought to digital rendering.

PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501395345. STUDIO Instant Access can also be purchased or rented separately on BloomsburyFashionCentral.com.



Table of Contents

Preface
1 Cross-Platform Desktop Publishing
2 Basic Vector Design Skills with Illustrator®
3 Digital Fashion Illustration Foundation with Illustrator®.
4 Mastering Vector Tools for Apparel Design and Presentation
5 Basic Raster Skills with Photoshop®
6 Tracing Figurative Fashion Art and Photography
7 Fashion Design, Presentation, and Exhibition with Photoshop®
8 Defining Prints and Patterns
9 Digital Color Theory
10 Fashion Color Correction and Photo Retouching with Photoshop®
11 Creating the Fashion Croquis with Illustrator®.
12 Fashion Design Art with Illustrator® and Photoshop®
13 "Digital Duo" Fashion Face and Hair
14 Technical Design with Illustrator®
15 "Digital Duo" Color Flats, Floats, Design, and Presentation
Appendix
Glossary
Index



About The Authors

Stacy Stewart Smith is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Fashion Design Art at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), USA, where he instructs the finer points of digital fashion design and technical specifications using Adobe Illustrator® and Adobe Photoshop®. He has been teaching computer art, illustration, fashion design and merchandising courses since 1998 and was Teacher of the Year (2000) during his lengthy post at the Wood Tobé-Coburn School of New York. Smith is an accomplished fashion designer and fine art painter.

Format:
eBook
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Illustrations:
1250 colour illus