Online Footwear Illustration Course
How to become a shoe designer mastering digital illustration softwares
Originality, creativity, and rapidity! These are the key words in fashion illustration, a way of communication that adopts an immediate, highly expressive, and efficient language. The digital illustration enables to make a realistic, simple, and fast representation which can be used in the creative and productive shoe process.
The course’s main goal is to develop skills in drawing vectoral models of footwear using professional software such as Illustrator and Photoshop, realizing sketches, drawings, and compositions in a natural, intuitive manner, discovering the main illustration techniques.
Particularly, starting from a realistic model, the digital illustration permits to obtain a vectoral drawing, using techniques, and working on shapes, textures, and proportions. Setting the work in function of one’s own style and of the product we want to obtain.
This course starts from the basics, preparatory for those who have the inspiration and creativity, but not the technique, as well as for those that are able in freehand drawing and are looking for a suitable and efficient solution to express their creativity improving their own skills.
No drawing skills are required.
- Footwear design with easily modifiable sketches
- Different patterns
- Drawing footwear from different angles
- Shading base techniques
- Rendering volumes and materials
- Drawing details
- Vector technical design with different digital rendering techniques to represent footwear in a technical, precise, and even illustrative way
Tools and material provided to students
Live sessions with Fashion professionals, multimedia educational material, practical exercises, live chat with students, personalized counselling.
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Basic – intermediate
December 7th, 2020
Attendance certificate, with accreditation of acquired skills.
(possibility of earning 1 university credit)
Twice a week
Material and tools needed
› Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop software
› Digital tablet (optional)
› Chrome web-browser (Firefox, Safari)
› Microphone (external microphone or headphones with microphone)
› Internet connection (ADSL / 4g / Optical fibre) – [min. band recommended 3 Mb/s]