The Ultimate Guide To Repeats
Empower your pattern development process through this five week self-study course.
The UGTR Story
How would it feel to stop guessing your way through the repeat process? How would it feel to go beyond the standard set and tossed layouts that you have used for years? How would it feel to have a system to developing patterns and repeats that you can refer back to when you are feeling overwhelmed or lost? Your design process would feel EMPOWERED and you would have the CONFIDENCE to get your work out into the world.
Knowing how to develop more professional patterns brings a sense of ease to the process, which allows your creativity to blossom. When we can quiet our inner voice that asks, “Am I doing this right?” or “What the heck does that mean?” we can focus on the fun stuff… the creative process.
What You’ll Learn
- The steps to developing beautiful set, tossed and free-flowing pattern layouts
- How to create professional repeats in Illustrator and Photoshop
- What it means to be a textile designer and how textiles are printed
- How and when to use Illustrator’s new CS6 pattern tool
Who This Course Is For
This course was designed for passionate designers who…
- Want to learn how to turn their concepts into professional patterns
- Want to stop guessing their way through the repeat process
- Want to dive into the textile design marketplace with confidence
- Tips and tricks to developing a print color palette
- Want to begin creating patterns that stand out in the market
What you get with the course
- Lesson One: What it means to be a textile designer and understanding the production process
- Lesson Two: Creating beautiful set layouts in illustrator, including how to use the new CS6 pattern tool!
- Lesson Three: Creating more professional tossed layouts in illustrator CS6
- Lesson Four: Using Illustrator CS6 to create more dynamic horizontal and diagonal stripes
- Lesson Five: Developing jaw-dropping, free-flowing prints in Photoshop
- Lesson Six: Creating repeats from flat files in Photoshop
- Lesson Seven: Indexing for textile design production
- Lesson Eight: Labeling your files for factory production