Here at The Print School we serve designers of all levels.
I want to learn (or re-learn!) the basics
YOU'RE THINKING ABOUT ENTERING (OR RE-ENTERING) THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SURFACE PATTERN DESIGN BUT YOU REALLY NEED TO BRUSH UP ON YOUR FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS.
COURSES FOR YOU
It's time to scale my business
YOU'RE THINKING ABOUT ENTERING (OR-RE-ENTERING) THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SURFACE PATTERN DESIGN BUT YOU REALLY NEED TO BRUSH UP ON YOUR FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS.
COURSES FOR YOU
Beginner's Course for
Surface Pattern Design
Getting started in surface design can seem really daunting. You're likely wondering if your drawing skills are good enough, and the thought of navigating the beast that is Photoshop is just way too overwhelming. Never fear, we are here!
We'll walk you through all the basic skills you need in the industry today, to get you going and on your way.
If you don’t have solid illustrative designs in your collection, you’ll want to take this course! Because quality sketching skills will take you every where in textiles (or just about). Here you will master this core skill with some new rendering techniques and tips on choosing floral elements for a compelling design.
This gestural painting style is an ace up your sleeve as a professional designer. Lending a full range to your folio, it helps demonstrate how versatile you really are! Learn this fast and effective approach to blooms with expert tips on loosing up, best brushes and pre-planning your finished work.
Explode your potential print sales by learning this screen-printable style. It's painting with impact in just a few colours, allowing customers to produce a design cheaply. In these current times it couldn't be more important to learn.
Paisleys NEVER go out of style, proving popular with customers year in, year out. It's a big one to know – and importantly – to get right. With this course you can nail the tricky tear drop, mix and paint your tones like a pro and complete your design in Photoshop.
Put your stage two hand-drawn motifs into a professional-standard print design. All the essentials are here. You’ll learn to scan and clean your art, colour it digitally, put it into a great composition and even create two kinds of industry-approved repeating patterns.
Photoshop for Fabric Design: Watercolor
Designing with washy motifs is a skill unto itself. Handle faded edges and edit colors like an expert, plus index your design, ready for screen-printing. Color separations complete the common requirements your customers will have.
Really want to turn a profit like a pro? Then pump up your productivity without putting in more hours. We teach you to get more milage from your motifs with our tightly-held studio secrets. We’ve been doing this for 30 years and we owe these tricks to our long-term success. Don't miss this course!