146 pages | 109 Color Illus. | 2 B/W Illus.
Digital Design for Custom Textiles: Patterns as Narration for Stage and Film is a beginner's guide for creating custom textile patterns for performing arts production, with an emphasis on storytelling through design using hand and digital design techniques. The book offers essential information for the beginning digital designer, such as:
Digital Design for Custom Textiles will allow students and design professionals to embrace digital media to enhance their work, apply digital alternatives to find the perfect fabrics and embellishments, and create more meaningful and personalized designs for the stage.
Chapter 1: Introduction: Why this book?
Chapter 2: Getting Started: Concept and Timelines
Chapter 3: The Elements and Principles of Design for Textiles
Chapter 4: Textile Production
Chapter 5: Technically Speaking: Digital Basics
Chapter 6: Surface Work: Styles of Prints and Repeats
Chapter 7: Render the Pattern: Creating Your Own Digital Textile Print
Chapter 8: All in the Trimming: Digital Applique and Embroidery
Chapter 9: Making Piece with It: Print, Cut, Sew
Chapter 10: Final Dress: Tips and Tricks for a Smooth Process