An essential book for all those working with fashion and design, particularly fashion print design. It covers all the techniques for the creation of fashion prints using the most popular software, Photoshop and Illustrator. With step-by-step instructions and handy screen grabs, find out how to: scan in hand-drawn motifs or illustration and rework into a digital pattern; work with colour; create stripes, checks and geometric prints, with the secret of seamless repeats; and how to prepare your prints for development onto real fabric and garments. Contains tips and tricks from the professionals and a wealth of inspirational images from some of the best print designers working today.
With over 20 years’ experience in the fashion industry both in the design and the creative field, Kevin Tallon has worked with leading fashion companies all over the world, solving creative problems and delivering design solutions. He has also lectured at Central Saint Martins, London, helping students to maximize their creativity with digital tools for fashion designers. He is the author of Creative Fashion Design with Illustrator, Digital Fashion Illustration with Photoshop and Illustrator and Digital Fashion Print with Photoshop and Illustrator, all published by Batsford. He lives in Beijing.