LEARN TO DESIGN FOR APPAREL

FREE ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR TRAINING COURSE

Create Print-Worthy Designs

Want to create art your customers love?

Many apparel decorators struggle to turn their creative ideas into print-ready artwork. This FREE course shows you how to use Adobe Illustrator to create t-shirt graphics that your customers will love. 

 

We get it.

Software can be intimidating.

Especially software as robust as Illustrator. That's why we've split this course up into short easy to understand lessons. Each video focuses on a skill you need to create designs to print on apparel. 

This course is for apparel decorators. If your just getting started or if you want to enhance your Illustrator skills, this course is for you.

Reviews

Great Course!

From Brittany Wiggins

This was a great course for beginners and even a great refresher for others.

Great Training

From made manifest

Pacing is excellent & the content is perfect (relevant, directly related to tshirt design). I realize this is intended to market FM transfers, but this is the most valuable advertising content ...

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Awesome course

From Patti Massingale

Although I have been using Illustrator for years, I was able to get some pretty cool shortcuts and different ways to do things from the course. Loved it!!!

Curriculum

The Basics

22:42

  • 01 - Art Board-Canvas Size FREE PREVIEW
  • 02 - Tools FREE PREVIEW
  • 03 - Setting Up Your Workspace FREE PREVIEW
  • 04 - Layers FREE PREVIEW

Vector Shapes & Objects

32:08

  • 05 - Shapes & Lines FREE PREVIEW
  • 06 - Pen Tool FREE PREVIEW
  • 07 - Trace With The Pen Tool FREE PREVIEW
  • 08 - Knocking Out Shapes (Garment Show-Through) FREE PREVIEW
  • 09 - Live Trace FREE PREVIEW
  • 10 - Merge Shapes FREE PREVIEW
  • 11 - Align Objects FREE PREVIEW

Text

25:41

  • 12 - Creating Text FREE PREVIEW
  • 13 - Create Area Type FREE PREVIEW
  • 14 - Text Along A Path FREE PREVIEW
  • 15 - Text Effects (Warp) FREE PREVIEW
  • 16 - Convert Text To Outlines (Shape) FREE PREVIEW
  • 17 - Knockout Text From Shape (Garment Show-Through)

Colors

23:20

  • 18 - Creating Spot Colors FREE PREVIEW
  • 19 - Fills & Strokes (Outlines) FREE PREVIEW
  • 20 - Creating A Gradient (Fade) FREE PREVIEW
  • 21 - Masking A Photo/Shape FREE PREVIEW

Make It Print Ready

25:49

  • 22 - Check Fine Printing Detail (Spot Colors) FREE PREVIEW
  • 23 - Check Fine Detail (Full Color/4-Color Process) FREE PREVIEW
  • 24 - Checking Fine Non-Printing Detail FREE PREVIEW
  • 25 - Save A For Single Image Transfer FREE PREVIEW
  • 26 - Setting Up A Gang Sheet Transfer FREE PREVIEW

Pricing

Skills

Pen Tool

Text Effects

Gradients

Masking Objects

Knocking Out Shapes

Managing Colors

About Your Instructor

Nathan Anderson

Nathan Anderson

Instructor

As a second generation professional in the decorated apparel industry, Nathan carries a broad and diverse understanding of the many facets of the apparel business.  He currently leads the development of F&M's marketing and technology group. 

nathan@fmexpressions.com

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