Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction (Day 1)

    • Introduction to Illustrator

  • 2

    Basics and Overview: Navigating the Workspace

    • Navigating the Workspace

    • Setting Preferences

    • Introduction to Color

    • Introduction to Tools (Shapes)

    • Introduction to Tools (Selection Tools)

  • 3

    Drawing a Flat Sketch

    • The Pen Tool

    • Tee Shirt Template

    • Drawing a Tee Shirt (Setup)

    • Traditional vs. Modern Method

    • Drawing Solid Lines

    • Drawing Stitches

    • Reflecting the Sketch

    • Joining the Sketch

    • The Shapebuilder Tool

    • Adding Color to the Sketch

    • Creating the Back View

  • 4

    Filling the Sketch With Color (Day 2)

    • Color in Illustrator

    • Using Color Themes

    • Saving Custom Colors

    • Process vs. Global Process Colors

    • Creating the Color CAD

    • Creating a Design Worksheet

    • Creating Tech Callouts

  • 5

    Wrapup

    • What's Next?

    • Exit Survey

  • 6

    Bonus Downloads

    • Flat Sketch Exercise 1

    • Flat sketches-sport

    • Flat sketch exercise-sportswear

    • MISSY CROQUIS

  • 7

    LIVE Office Hours (Tuesday at 1PM EST or Wednesday at 5PM EST)

    • Link to virtual office hours will be emailed or posted each month