Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design

     Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design  (isbn# 9780972731768) was created as a textile design tutorial. In our book you will learn step by step techniques for creating color combinations, color reduction, repeats, tonal (watercolor) designs and simple woven effects for textiles. using Adobe Photoshop. With the book we also include a CD with Color charts and practice images.

  The book Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design is a collection of lessons that progress from simple everyday techniques and settings to more advanced techniques that will enable the designer to tackle the most challenging design work. Everything is explained in a simple uniform manner so that nothing is overwhelming to the textile designer just learning computer aided design and so that the more experienced designer can grasp key concepts more quickly. 

  Origin inc. is a textile design studio that uses Adobe Photoshopâ for its designing exclusively. As with any design software there are many ways to achieve the desired end effects. Our book "Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design" provides instructions on many tried and true textile design techniques that the Origin inc. design studio uses every day.  

   Photoshop for Textile Design is self published by Origin inc. It's 167 pages of tutorials and is spiral bound for ease of use.  As equally important as the book itself is the CD that's included with the book.  It contains practice images that correspond to the lessons in the book. These include weaves, textile images to color reduce, bodies & objects to photo drape textiles on and 36 pages of color charts so that you can match colors accurately. More then just a tutorial Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design is a complete learning system.

Instructions are given for Adobe Photoshop CS6 however this book will work well with Adobe Photoshop versions 7.0 through CS5.

 

 

Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design

covers the following subjects:

 

      • Selection and Fill Tools (basic textile settings)

      • Neatening up your Desktop and Adjusting the Preferences

      • Filling with a solid color

      • Color reducing a textile design in PhotoShop

      • Forced color reduction using the Marquee tool

      • Coloring your textile design

      • Cleaning a textile design (tricks you should know)

      • Editing a textile design (Copy, Cut and Paste)

      • Square and Half/drop Repeats

      • Creating a plaid

      • Mini bodies (placing a textile design into a fashion sketch)

      • Color reduction of a tonal design

      • Basic Photo draping (placing a textile design into a photograph of a person or object)

      • How to use the color charts included on the CD

      • Creating layers with various tools

      • Adjusting and Tinting layers

      • Matching colors to a color chart (a must for color accuracy in designing textiles)

      • Pulling colors within a layer

      • Using Color Range to select a mask

      • Reducing a layered design down to indexed color (advanced watercolor technique & color reduction of a textile design)

      • Photo Draping a textile design using the warp tool.

      • Photo Draping a bed

      • Using Bicubic Interpolation to resample an image (resizing an image)

      • A note about pixels per inch in relation to textile design

      • Placing colors on the Color Table in the order you want

      • Trapping and Platforming and Fall-ons in textiles

      • Color reducing a watercolor floral design down to a soft stipple

      • Quick method for adding stippled highlights to a flat image (without using the airbrush tool)

      • File management - an easy way of saving your textile designs so you can find them again (easily)

      • Advanced textile design techniques

      • Color reducing a watercolor floral down to 7 or 5 or 3 colors using a soft stipple

      • Color reducing a design down to index color in 5 minutes. We'll show you a technique that should really speed things up.

      • Color reducing a design down to index color in 5 minutes again (this time with a stipple)

      • Add a stippled highlight to a flat image without having to use the airbrush tool.

      • When to use Dither in Color Reduction

      • Working with Spot Channels

 

        

Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design

Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design

by Frederick L Chipkin

Who's Frederick Chipkin? click here


We've got plenty of textile images to practice with !  These images (plus much more) are included on the CD !

Patchwork Textile Design           Tropical Textile Design

Rose Textile Design         Small Flower Textile Design         Floral Textile Design

          Plaid Textile Design             Stripe Textile Design             

We also give you textile images to Photo Drape !

           

Bed to Photo Drape          Bed Photo Draped

Body to Photo drape Photo draped Small Flower Textile Body Photo draped Rose Textile Body Photo draped Patchwork Textile Body

Also (on the CD) there are color charts so you can match colors accurately !

Textile Color charts


 Le Design Textile avec Adobe Photoshop

Le Design Textile avec Adobe Photoshop

French translation de Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design

(French Translation of Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design) 

cliquez ici

 


Price $118   USD United States Dollars - For Adobe Photoshop for Textile design Version CS6 book (English Version)

 ¨ Click here to order the book Adobe Photoshop for Textile design - For Adobe Photoshop Version CS6
 

Price $99.95   USD United States Dollars - Academic price - For Adobe Photoshop for Textile design Version CS6 book (English Version)

¨ Click here to order the book Adobe Photoshop for Textile design - Academic price for Adobe Photoshop Version CS6  After placing your order please scan in then e-mail us proof of your student status: either a Student schedule, student ID or paper from your school stating that you are a student. Please e-mail the information to Design@origininc.com include your order # in the subject line along with the words Academic price.

 Price $89.95   USD United States Dollars - For Adobe Photoshop for Textile design Version CS5 book (English Version)

¨ Click here to order the book Adobe Photoshop for Textile design - For Adobe Photoshop Version CS5.  These are new books that were written for Adobe Photoshop CS5. We are now selling books that were written for CS6 so we are discounting the CS5 version of the book. The copywrite of the CS5 version is 2010.

 


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If you have questions about Photoshop for Textile Design You can e-mail us at  Design@Origininc.com 

 

 

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   Hey there! Since this page is a storefront it would be nice to offer you something for free. A treat! Since we can't offer you free jelly beans, cookies, balloons etc. You'll just have to be satisfied with a free sample section from the book Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design . Click the picture of the jellybeans above and enjoy!

Hereís a partial list of who has purchased the book Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design.

Colleges

New Brunswick College of Craft & Design

California School of Professional Fabric Design, Berkeley California

Savannah College of Art and Design

Mount Mary College

Colorado State College

Kent State University

Trent University

Bowling Green State University

University of Wisconsin-State

North Carolina State University

London College of Fashion

Corporations

J.C. Penney,

Cranston Printworks

Dillards inc.

Westpoint Stevens

Lane Bryant

Lesportsac

Milliken & Company

International Textile Information inc.

Kayon corp.

Liz Claiborne

Pillowtex corp.

Rupert, Gibbon & Spider inc.

Springs Industries inc./Lyman Engraving

Echo Design Group inc.

Esquel Apparel inc.

Dupont

Sportailor inc.

Burlington House

The Design Library

The Jackson Library (Greensboro N.C.)

Weíve also sold Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design to corporations and individuals in the following countries

Denmark, Netherlands, Korea, Spain, India, Canada, Hawaii, Australia, England, Belgium, England, France


If you would like to order Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design by check: Please make out a check for 124.95 ($120.00 plus $4.95 for shipping and handling to ORIGIN inc. and mail to

Origin inc / Frederick Chipkin

117-14 Union Turnpike CD2

Kew Gardens, NY 11415

Please note on the check that it is for the Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design book . Please include your phone # and a physical address to mail to (no PO boxes please)

Note: If you live in NY please add $10.05 for sales tax for a total of $135.00


ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS for TEXTILE DESIGN   It's so simple it's ELEMENTAL !

 ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS for TEXTILE DESIGN

For such an affordable program Photoshop Elements is surprisingly versatile and powerful.

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         GIMP for Textile Design             

 Take a look at GIMP for Textile Design !      

  In the book "GIMP for Textile Design" you will discover the joys of creating textile designs using the wonderful (and free!) program GIMP (The GNU Image Manipulation Program) Free? Yes free! Too good to be true? Itís true! And yes thatís good!

¨ Click here for more information on the book GIMP for Textile Design

 


The ORIGIN inc. TEXTILE DESIGN COLLECTION

     DESIGN & INSPIRATION

 

   Want more? Introducing the Origin inc. textile design collections. These collections contain original fabric designs from the Origin inc. textile design library. When you buy a collection you are purchasing the rights to use them in textile design or surface design projects free and without special permissions. Either for their colors, techniques or simply used for their motifs the designer will have the freedom to use this collection as needed to complete the task at hand. For more information Click here

 


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