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CAD pattern drawing with Adobe Illustrator

14 hrs training divided over two days: 
23rd of November & 30th of November 2017

DesignersupportDesignersupport offers the best training in the business. With ten years experience of training fashion designers, fashion artwork designers, textile designers, accessories designers and footwear designers, we know which skills you need to learn. We understand the challenge and we realize how busy you already are. That's why is developed.  There are many software applications in the market to draw CAD patterns.

  • They are not compattible with each other.
  • Most of them are very expensive.
  • There is no market standard voor CAD drawing software.
  • Most designers work with Adobe Illustrator already to draw style drawings and artworks.
  • 12 month access to all designersupport online tutorials

Designersupport created special lessons to learn to draw CAD patterns with Adobe Illustrator. Are you an individual designer? Or you have a small pattern serivice company? In that case, you can book a two day classroom training or one to one training and get:

  • 12 month access to all designersupport online tutorials

The lesson program will have the following subjects:

  • Pre-defined line settings (Graphic styles) to style lines in one click
  • Symbols (you need to add CAD icons to the drawing)
  • Basic Illustrator skills to be able to draw CAD patterns.
  • Pattern drafts
  • Manipulate patterns
  • Fabric calculation
  • Grading
  • Draw on the millimeter accurate.
  • Draw actual size.
  • Print / plot actual size on any kind of plotter.
  • Save as PDF to print at the copyshop.
  • Work with Windows and Apple.

Level: You do need to have basic experience in pattern drawing by hand. No need to have any Adobe Illustrator experience.

Training will be given at the HTNK office in Amsterdam.
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We promise it'll be more fun than school, contact us for more information on our educational programs.