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Digital Textile & Surface Pattern Design
Two Day Workshop
New for 2019 this course is an introduction to using Photoshop to explore textile and surface pattern ideas through to a finished printable digital format.
Design your own beautiful and creative patterns from any source of inspiration and turn it into a document that you will be able to get ready for printing onto any surface or textile.
The course content covers, but is not limited to:
- Creating documents
- Saving documents in preparation for printing
- Creating shapes
- Using the colour tool
- Transformation of shapes
- Layer transparency
- Layer masks
- Finalising designs
- Defining patterns for fills
Images will be provided to work from during the course. Please bring a notebook and pen and a USB stick to save your work on after the course.
This course requires some basic computer literacy, if you’re unsure then please contact us before booking by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
This course is the ideal next step for anyone who has already attended our Pattern Design for Art, Fashion and Textiles course at Exeter Phoenix.
Workshop attendees get 10% off all food and hot drinks at the Café Bar.
Lesley Goss BA Hons, PGDip CADCAM
Lesley studied BA Fashion/Textiles at Birmingham Polytechnic designing and printing fashion fabrics, T-shirts and hand painting silk scarves. Following that with a Post Graduate Diploma from Staffordshire University in Computer Aided Design and Manufacture.
More recently she became interested in using a combination of her mixed media drawings, photography and digital art in her textile designs, to create interesting design layers for surface pattern.