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Technical Fashion Drawing in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop

Technical Fashion Drawing in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop

London College of Fashion
Taught by
Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald


This practical course will show you how to use Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to create technical drawings/flats, range plans, specification sheets and collection illustration line-ups.

Creating Technical Drawing is an essential skill in the fashion industry. Technical drawings contain and present information about garments that is essential for designers, trend forecasting, pattern cutters, machinists and production teams.

By the end of the course you will develop the skills to use Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to create your own flats, range plans and line-up illustrations.

The course includes:

  • Creating flats in Adobe Illustrator, including variety of tops, shirts, dresses, jackets, coats, skirts and trousers
  • Creating flats by hand
  • Creating pattern and applying colour in Adobe Illustrator
  • Cross platform use of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator for range plans and fashion collection illustration line-up creation
  • Creating custom brushes and symbols for design details
  • Creating professional presentation boards of your designs


Beginners, however students are required to have basic Photoshop and Illustrator skills for fashion design or experience of similar software programs. Please note this is a fast paced course and requires students to be computer literate.

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older.


Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Tutor Description

Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald has been teaching on a variety of drawing courses at London College of Fashion since 2003. Originally, she studied drawing, painting, print-making and sculpture in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Arts in Belgrade, specialising in painting. She is a member of the Association of Illustrators and has had freelance commissions published online, in magazines, books, as advertisements and in corporate literature.

Ana is currently teaching on a number of drawing, illustration and visual communication courses on different programmes at LCF and Nottingham Trent University. Ana has pioneered the delivery of practical fashion drawing and illustration courses via an online medium at LCF as well as teaching face-to-face courses.

Ana is passionate about the craft of drawing and teaching drawing and she has a vast knowledge and expertise in utilising & experimenting with various media including charcoal, ink, watercolours, collage, markers, pastels, acrylics, oils, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Lectra Kaledo Style and various iPad applications.

Ana's work was selected for the 'Best of British Illustration' in 2001 and exhibited at numerous venues abroad and in the UK including Royal College of Art.

Over the years, Ana has devised and delivered combination of analogue and digital Fashion Drawing and Illustration workshops for various institutions, including several workshops for Victoria and Albert Museum (Art of Adornment for Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion Exhibition, Shoe Design and Drawing for Shoes: Pleasure and Pain Exhibition, Illustrating Garments in V &A Fashion Galleries), Design Museum (part of Drawing Fashion Exhibition), Fashion Space Gallery (Drawing from Fashion Film), Royal Collection (Fashioning a Reign Exhibition), Clerkenwell Design Week and numerous charities.


In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • A USB stick

Basic materials will be provided, and during the first class you'll be advised regarding extra items you may wish to bring for your own use.

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