ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS for TEXTILE DESIGN

 

     Welcome to ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS for TEXTILE DESIGN !  (ISBN 978-0-9727317-3-7)

     Get ready to embrace a wonderful new way of creating Textile Designs!  In the book ďAdobe Photoshop Elements for Textile DesignĒ you will learn the simplicity and joy of using Adobe Photoshop Elements to create textile designs. Like the little engine that could, Adobe Photoshop Elements in its latest incarnation is finally mature enough and capable enough to be used as a full fledged design program! The first thing you will discover is that Photoshop Elements has an extensive arsenal of design tools that can easily handle all the everyday challenges that a textile designer may encounter in the textile and fashion industry today. For such an affordable program Photoshop Elements is surprisingly versatile and powerful.

   However don't be fooled. All this simplicity and ease of use doesnít compromise the fact that itís also a powerful and dynamic design tool. Adobe Photoshop Elements answers the need for an affordable yet complete design program to perfection. With its tremendous selection of design tools to work with you will find that Photoshop Elements can tackle the most challenging design project. Whether youíre new to textile design or whether youíre an experienced textile designer, Iím sure that youíll find that the program Adobe Photoshop Elements is a powerful, exciting tool that you can use to both learn and excel in the art of textile design.

   Adobe Photoshop Elements for Textile Design was written Elements 8.0 and is self published by Origin inc. It's 109 pages of tutorials and is spiral bound for ease of use.  The CD that comes with the book contains practice images that correspond to the lessons in the book. These images 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. 
 

 

 

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS for TEXTILE DESIGN covers the following subjects:

  • Adjusting the Desktop

  • The Basic Drawing, Fill and Selection Tools

  • Copy, Cut and Paste

  •  Using the selection tools to fill with a solid color

  • Color reduction in elements

  • Cleaning Your design

  • Coloring your design

  • Creating a square repeat by using the Define Pattern function

  • Creating a square repeat by using the Offset Filter

  • Creating a half-drop (brick) repeat

  • What if you are working with an older version of Elements that doesnít have guides? How do you do half-drop repeats then?

  • Exact repeats

  • Creating a woven plaid

  • Creating a printed plaid

  • Creating a printed plaid with a texture

  •  Mini bodies

  • Filling your sketch with the pattern

  • Placing a bias pattern into the sketch

  • Photo draping

  • How to use the color charts on the CD

  • Adjusting and tinting layers

  • Matching colors to a color chart

  • Pulling colors within a layer

  • Creating a Faux Mask

  • Reducing a layered design down to Indexed Color

  • A note about pixels per inch

  • Resizing your image

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

  • Trapping and Platforming and Fall-ons (Oh My!)

  • Shortcuts and time savers

  • Timesaver 1: Color reducing a watercolor floral down to                  7 or 5 or maybe even 3

  • colors using a soft stipple. Impossible?  I say NAY!

  • Timesaver 2: Color reducing a design down to index color in 5

  • minutes. Iíll show you a technique that should really speed            things up

  • Timesaver 3: Color reducing a design down to Indexed Color          in 5 minutes again (this time with a stipple)

  • Timesaver 4: Add a stippled highlight to a flat image without having to use the airbrush tool.

  • Timesaver 5: Saving a design so you can find it again.

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS for TEXTILE DESIGN

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS for TEXTILE DESIGN

by Frederick L Chipkin

 

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

 

                      

 

                    

 

There's also a section on Photo Draping !

  

 

Also on the CD we've included color charts so you can match colors accurately. Why?  Because Textile Design is all about color!

 Textile design color charts

 


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Price $78.00   USD United States Dollars   Academic price

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