Creative Textile Design

Ref: C3747169

Ever thought you might like to design your own fabric? Got Photoshop and don't really know what to do with it? During this short course you will create some simple imagery using various art materials and upload them to Photoshop. You will go on to work in Photoshop to manipulate your design elements and create a range of simple repeat patterns. You will learn how to create new layers, tidy up your image, change the colours, placement and scale of your design.

Course aim

This course is aimed at complete beginners and will give learners an introduction into how to create textile designs using their own, hand drawn imagery and photoshop.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • Before you can join this course you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. Please call the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Create imagery using marks and lines in a range of art materials.
  • Import your own imagery into Photoshop.
  • Manipulate your imagery and change the colourways and scale of your designs.
  • Create a simple repeat patterns using Photoshop.
  • Develop confidence in using Photoshop.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need to have a full version of Photoshop on a Mac or PC. The version that is currently available on an iPad does not yet have all the functions necessary to do this course.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Creative Textile Design

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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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