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Photoshop for Fashion and Textile Design


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Photoshop for Fashion and Textile Design

12 - 13 September 2017



Photoshop for Fashion and Textile Design will introduce you to some exciting and innovative new methods for working with this industry standard software. You will learn to manipulate, re-colour and repeat artwork alongside preparing engineered print designs to fit specific pattern pieces. In addition to textile related techniques you will also learn to creatively edit fashion illustrations, using scanned fabrics and surfaces alongside hand rendered techniques. You will be introduced to methods of developing 3D work on the stand using Photoshop, including digital manipulation of shape and silhouette and digital draping to generate a range of design ideas.

This course is designed for people who are familiar with the toolbar and layers palette in Adobe Photoshop. The course is delivered at an introductory level and live demonstrations are supported by detailed worksheets with screen shots and inspirational visuals to guide you through techniques.

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12th September 2017 – 13th September 2017

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On completion of this course you will have aquired a range of new skills that can be applied to your own teaching, research and design practice. 



  • Digitally cleaning artwork (hand rendered and photographic)
  • Editing colour
  • Creating patterns (including half drop and all-over repeats)
  • Engineered placement prints
  • Manipulating and editing fashion illustrations
  • Applying scanned fabrics to illustrations
  • Digital painting
  • Digital manipulation of shape and silhouette
  • Digital draping


The course will be delivered at the Leeds School of Art, Architecture & Design. The school is based in Broadcasting Place on Woodhouse Lane in Leeds city centre. The course is delivered in a specialist mac studio. For more information on the school visit www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/aad

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