Fashion Design on Computers

Fashion Design on Computers

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For Introduction to Fashion, Computers in Fashion, Fashion Illustration on Computers or Digital Imaging with Raster Based Software courses.This text provides a series of practical skill-development discussions using the computer as a design tool. Written in a style that is easy to follow, it is "down to earth" and designed to be accessible so everyone can understand the process. It teaches the basic concepts of CAD and then lets the student apply them.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 521 pages
  • 205.7 x 274.3 x 30.5mm | 1,224.71g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130838381
  • 9780130838384

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Generic approach to all software types, brands, and tools Based on both vector-based and rastor-based programs Digital swatch book for textiles
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Table of contents

I. SKILL LEVEL: ELEMENTARY. 1. The Design World. 2. What Equipment and Programs Should This "Brain Center" Use? 3. Computer Lingo. 4. The Basics: Introduction to the Terms, Tools, and Steps of Working with the Computer. 5. Special Tools and Skills and Program Applications for Lines, Drawings, and Images. 6. Fundamentals of Drawing and Designing on Computers: Visions Become Realities. II. SKILL LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE. 7. Working with Free-Hand and Line Drawing, Using Pens, Brushes, Filters, and More. 8. Designing a Line: The Elements for Creating a Successful Line. 9. Re-"Sourcing" the Net: Locating the Right Fabrics, Findings, and More. 10. Color and Computers: Is What You See What You Get? III. SKILL LEVEL: ADVANCED. 11. Advanced Fashion Design Rendering Fabrics, Flats, and Prints. 12. Design, Render, and Simulate Knits on the Computer. 13. Creating, Rendering, and Simulating Woven Fabric on Computer Using Commercial or Industrial-Based Software. 14. Marketing the Line. Index.
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"I feel all Fashion programs, regardless of their emphasis, will be interested in using this text."- Kathyrn A. Callahan, Central Missouri State University"Essential for the new millennium, a fresh approach..."- Doris M. Davis, Los Angeles Valley College and American Intercontinental University"This book is written to appeal to the novice designer as well s the established designer...I'm particularly interested in the course on textile design, because this is so applicable to the textile course I teach."- Karen Guerra, San Jacinto College South
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