Sewing classes for the beginner to the advanced stitcher!
See and draw garments using a computer and your Adobe program.
with Alex Combs, Columbia Sportswear and SportHill
Tuesdays, January 7 - March 25, 6-9 pm
$319 for 12-week class
Learn the basics of of how to use this powerful computer program to design apparel. Follow the same steps used at major apparel companies. Create a concept or mood board. Design a simple ensemble, following your concept, then put on finishing touches.
From your first week, learn to copy garments as computer illustrations starting with t-shirts and woven shirts to more complicated garments such as jeans and a jacket. Learn to turn them into flats. Learn to add fabric colors and textures.
Discover pen, vector, raster, brushes, lines and the protocol for modifying visuals. Create a design a week. Scan then modify your images. Use your new skills to design and draw fashion ideas. A must for anyone entering the apparel profession.
Prerequisite: Fashion Design: Sketching and Illustration or equivalent
Part of Apparel Certificate and Fashion Forward programs
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2111 NE 43rd Ave.,
Phone: (503) 927-5457
1 block north of NE 43rd & Sandy
BUS: #12 bus,
MAX: 7 blocks from the Hollywood MAX station
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