Digital Textiles Printing for Fashion

Duration

18 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

Brunswick Campus

Cost

$595

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

Learn to convert designs and produce digitally printed textiles in our state-of-the-art print studio.Discover how to clean images and create different repeat patterns using Photoshop (PC), before testing your designs using transfer and digital printing output methods. You will also be provided an overview of how to access online printing services for further production of your designs.Produce a range of samples using different fabrics and printing techniques which can then be applied to the production of specific products, for example, t-shirts, tea towels and tote bags.

Course content

You will learn how to:

  • use Photoshop to clean images and create print-ready textile designs
  • apply correct design conversion processes for digital printing
  • learn how to create print-ready files for outsourcing to print agencies
  • use transfer printing and direct digital printing methods to sample designs on different fabrics
  • produce a minimum of one finished digital print design

 

Timetable

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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Prerequisites

Students need to have a basic understanding of Photoshop.

Materials supplied

Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

Pen, note pad, scissors, cutting knife, USB drive. Design ideas, drawings, motifs. Test fabric for final prints. The facilitator will make suggestions in first class.

Suited to

This course is suited to those who already have some initial design ideas. The tutor will be able to guide complete beginners who don’t know where to start with designs ideas for contemporary textiles.

Outcome

By the end of this course, students will have a good knowledge of Digital Printing techniques and options for production.Students will produce artwork of up to 50cm x 50cm in size and will be able to produce a number of different prints, depending on the complexity of their design.

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