Digital Textile Design - Weekend Short Course

Develop textile designs from concept to cloth. Create digital artworks and learn how to create a seamless repeat pattern ready for print.

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th July 2017
10am – 4pm


On the first Covering the basics of digital textile design using Adobe Photoshop and (to a lesser degree) Adobe Illustrator including:
  • Digital image manipulation and editing

  • How to prepare a hand-generated design, a photograph and a digital design for print

  • File formats, file preparation for print, resolution/quality and colour management

  • Creating a seamless repeat pattern

  • Prerequisites: Beginner knowledge of Adobe Photoshop. You must be able to bring your own laptop with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Trial versions available on the Adobe website.

    Venue: Frankie and Swiss
    Ground Floor, 8/199 Claremont Street
    South Yarra VIC
    Included as part of course fee: one sample print on the day, the option of printing 1/2 a metre on any fabric (in the weeks following the course), comprehensive booklet of notes.
    The Frankie and Swiss studio is brimming with colour and pattern and will provide a visual reference and context for developing your very own customised fabric designs. At the end of the workshop, you’ll have gained both practical and theoretical experience in developing a textile print from initial concept through to final digital design. You’ll have the chance to see first hand the digital print process.

    This course is facilitated by Rachel, our in-house textile designer at Frankie and Swiss. Rachel studied Textile Design at RMIT and has been part of the Frankie and Swiss family since the business was established in 2011.

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