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Textile Design Part 1 - Design An Illustrated Placement Print | Illustration & Photoshop Skills

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Textile Design Part 1 - The Placement Print.

In this course you will discover how Textile Designer, April Mawhinney, creates beautiful hand-drawn pen and ink illustrations and transforms these into a placement print and technical mock-up for kitchen textiles.

Placement Prints are patterns which are not in repeat and are used as stand alone graphics on objects like; tea towels, ceramics, clothing, stationery etc. In this course, April will show you how to create a design for that most practical of items - the humble tea towel!

This course is for you if:

  • If you are interested in Textile Design or Surface Pattern Design
  • You want to know how to professionally clean up you artwork and sketchbook doodles to ensure they are suitable for a client
  • You want to know how to recolour black line drawings quickly and cleanly
  • You want to know how to create a placement print
  • You want to expand your portfolio or learn how to create work that is ready for a client.

This course is the first in the series of classes teaching Textile Design Techniques. The second class, Textile Design Part 2: Create a Halfdrop Repeating Pattern in Photoshop.


What you will learn:

This 44 minute class teaches techniques for drawing flowers, and how to use Photoshop to clean up, recolour and transform these motifs into a placement print for a tea towel. You will also learn how to use the template included to create a technical mock-up for your portfolio.

So delve inside the learn the day-to-day techniques April uses to design work on a freelance basis for her clients. At the end you will have a the skills to create a placement and a mockup for your portfolio or to present to a client.

This class is perfect for newbie designers, illustrators and anyone who loves drawing or exploring Photoshop. An understanding of Adobe Photoshop would be advantageous, but fear not, April will walk you through each step.

Want to learn more?

This course is Part One of April's Textile Design Techniques classes. If you are interested in building on these skills and learning how to create halfdrop repeating patterns, then pop over and take the second class, Textile Design Part 2: Create a Halfdrop Repeating Pattern in Photoshop.

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April Mawhinney

Illustrator & Surface Pattern Designer


April Mawhinney-Wells is an Illustrator, Textile Designer and Surface Pattern Designer. She also is the owner & Creative Director of April Mawhinney Design Studio.

Originally from Northern Ireland - where the local area is steeped in the tradition of the linen industry - April's passion for textiles took her to study textiles at the renowned Winchester School of Art, England, UK. Her love of Nordic design also led her to study textile print design at Kunsthogskolen i Oslo in Oslo, Norway.

For over 15 years April has been working in various creative and design positions. She is mainly known for her detailed, joyful and beautifully illustrated floral images and patterns. She is a pattern obsessive, and loves to great repeating patterns from her artwork.

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1. INTRO - TRAILER: Hi, My name is a problem. Winnie Wells. I love a freelance textile designer and illustrator. Welcome to the SYRIZA classes on textile design. In this class, I'm going to teach you how to design and create a fabulous placement fruit. A place imprint is a print that is no in repeat and is often used in kitchen textiles, for example, on aprons and tea towels. But it can also be used in ceramics in the fashion industry, such as on T shirts and in stationary, being able to create a place in print and put it into a technical markup or essential skills for any textile designer. As I worked as a freelance designer, I frequently asked to design a place in print for my clients. So in this class I can teach you had to illustrate with pen and ink using a light box. I had to clean up these drawings and re color them in photo shop. Using the channels are also talking through how to create a color palette for your design. Next, I'll show you how to create an engaging place in print for a tea towel, and lastly, I will take you through the steps on how to use my free focus shop template to create a technical mock up of an apron and details which you can use in your portfolio at the end of this class. If you're interested in learning more of I've textile design and had to put patterns into repeat, why not check out my next class on skill share? So grab your sketchbook, a cup of tea, maybe a piece of cake and let's get started. 2. 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE CLASS: welcome to my class. Had to design control place. Improved the kitchen text in its first video. I'm gonna introduce myself. I'm gonna talk a little bit. About what course covers that I'm gonna talk a bit about the equipment that you use well, completely. First things fast. I'm a purple with the wells. I'm a freelance textile design their administrate. I'm originally from Northern Ireland. I studied for my degree just to screw locked in this activate. I've also studied at University of Ulster on the also National Academy for our design in all right, where I specialized in textiles after graduating, I work for Wallace in his designer for property manufacture, specializing in designing multi directional prints. I know my own design studio where I specialized home Deco market. I saw patterns for sale of the license. All my artwork is handle on hand painted. Translate this three photo shopping illustrator into repeating patterns. Place imprints on my some in this class. I'm gonna take you through some tips and techniques. I used to create engaging place in print for kitchen text. So what? This class will cover how to illustrate with pen and ink, using a life folks had to clean up these images and recover the info to shop using channels and I also talking through how to create fantastic. I will then show you had to create a beautiful place that predicts 40 title. And lastly, I will take you through the steps and how to use a free throw shot attempt to create a mock up of a print and city tiles for your So let's talk a bit now about what you need to compete. You will need, like books tries to you know it takes and drawings or window. Will they have a life? My skin Take Just take the energy world tries to the paper your drawing my weight paper Teach French patriots Find this something you could easily see through using light box drawing tens. I have standard picketing miners. You can use any like scatter or good quality camera. Phone would be fine. Take. Lastly, the only print type fly Would you like to? I provided one of my photographs you to use in the sexual upside, so you condone this printed out home or take a little So let's grab some pens and papers, delve into the first class. I gotta walk through some techniques how to draw with panic. See you there 3. 2 DRAWING TECHNIQUES: Welcome to my class. On drawing with pen and ink, I'm gonna walk you through some of the steps I use when using a black pen on white paper to create beautiful ministrations. I really love the Stadler pigment liner pens, and today I'm using the not 0.5 millimeter pen before I start any proper illustration work . I always like to test the PanAm going to be using on the paper I'm going to be using because some paper is fluff ear than others. Summers textured. It's always really good to get a feel for how that pen will react to the paper. I like to start by drawing a really simple illustration like a leaf. I'm just doing some shading on it. So now I'm gonna take you through a really simple exercise to get started with pen and ink illustrations. Start by drawing a line vertically down your piece of paper and just start from that line working outwards, doing some flicks with the pen. I like to draw straight lines and then some curved lines, and you can even overlay them and do a bit of cross hatching. Have a go doing this several times. Do lots of practice goes until you feel really confident with getting even lines and even pressure on the paper. So now you're feeling confident with that. Let's have a go for drawing a really simple petal shape. Just think about how the light might hit this petal and where the dark areas of shading might be. So I like to start the base and do some flicks. My words. I always start at the outside edge and work my way into the middle of the flower, just adding any dots or flicks or little shade of details you think might add interest. So now I'm just going to show you drawing a very simple leaf shape. Add in some extra texture to the edges and just think about where the veins on the leaf might be. Add in some shading some flicks and just build it up really slowly again. If you make a mistake that where we just have another go. I like to think about how the light my hip asleep, where the light on the direction of the sunlight might bay again. Don't be too precious. Just have some fun and play around with it. And also within the placement print. You don't have to have battles and leaves. You can do vines and lots of insects or other textures that you might like. So here is a really simple way of drawing a vine or a cooler coming out of a plant, and you can add some dots at interest to the back growing, too. In the next video, I'm gonna take you through, actually drawing a flower using the lightbox. See you there. 4. 3 DRAWING WITH THE LIGHTBOX: Welcome to my class on drawing with the light books place like box on your favorite desk. I always find it's good to close the blinds or dark in the room slightly and print off a picture off the flower that you're going to draw. Just place on tops and lightweight printer paper. I always find something of about 80 GSM, just a right. Wait to be able to see the image. Three. When you start drawing, I just use a low talk masking tape or washi tape to take the image off the flour onto the paper. This just stops it moving around too much when you're drawing as you'll be rotating the paper through act, just turn the image over, spread it out. Make sure that no air bubbles. Turn your light folks on and you're ready to go. I like to start by having a look at the image of the like box, and working out with a light and shade is you should be able to see the image really clearly and see where the light is, hitting the leaves of the petals and creating from shaded areas. It might seem a little daunting at first as to where to start. I always find it's really good to pick out a couple of leaves or the petals around the outside of the flower and just start tracing. Take your time. Stop. Have a break whenever you need to make a cup of tea. If you make a mistake, just throw it in the bin and start again. It's no need to be precious at the stage. Just take your time. Keep calm on. Just follow the leads. So once you've drawn a few petals, take some time and look a shaded areas and try some of the techniques we used in the other video to shade in those areas. Do bit of cross hatching some flicks. Some dots just build up the area, and when you happy move on and continue around the flower, there's no hurry to do it in any particular order when you can just do what you want when you want to. So now I'm just collect the video run on. I'm going to show you how I've built up this flower today 5. 4 SCANNING YOUR ARTWORK: so welcome to my video on Had to scan in your artwork for photo shop in my studio, I used an Epson scanner. I know that your scanner might be a different brand or a different make, but I'm gonna walk you through the steps I use with this Epsom and hopefully they will translate across to your scanner at your home or studio. So the first thing or like to do is pop the artwork into the scanner and quick overview scan. This just allows me to see or the artwork is on the bed of the scanner. You just want to make sure you haven't missed any edges off and that you're completely happy that the whole image is going to be scanned. Obviously, around this floor there's quite a lot of white area, and this could just be a bit annoying to clean up in photo shop. So I just like to grow a box around. It allows the scanner to select the area that's going to scan. Just make sure that your flower is in the middle and you haven't missed any edges off. OK, over on the right hand side of this, you can see that there's a drop dying for color on black and white. I always select black and white for this type of drawing, so that when it comes across into photo shop, it's clean and crisp. Also, there's a resolution drop down the 300 DP I or dots per inch is the standard minimum resolution you need to use as we're going to putting this artwork onto a tea towel, which quite a large size art board. Let's scam this. It's 600 dp I just to make sure it's large enough to be used. The next thing I like to do is name the file so you can see here. There's an option for name and I'm just gonna type in flower one. So I just tend to keep all the other settings exactly the same and hit scan, depending on the state of your scanner. This can take away while mine's quite quick. But if it does take a while, go make a cup of tea. Have a look on Netflix. Come back in a few minutes and just see how it's progressing. In the next video, I'm going to show you how to clean up this image in photo shop. So you there 6. 5 CLEANING YOUR ARTWORK: welcome to my video and hi to clean your artwork. Info to shop. First thing you do is open your artwork into photo shop. You can do this by going to file open in the top. As you can see here, I've completed several pieces of artwork I want to use in my placement print on. I've already opened these Inter Photoshopped, so now we're going to work on cleaning this up. Now we want to correct the levels of the artwork, so just zoom in using command plus on an I Mac or Control Plus on a PC and zoom in to see the artwork in detail. Then press command L or control L on your keyboard to bring up the levels Tab then simply uses sliders to slide from left to right to get the whites really white on the blacks. Really black. I often find it's good disease in and out, so you consume might be doing command minus or control minus on your keyboard to get full. Look at the artwork. When you're happy with the levels of the artwork, just click. OK, now we need to make this image editor Paul over on the layers panel, you will see the background layer has a little lock against it. To unlock it, just double click on the word background on the box or pop up this point. You can rename the layer if you wish, or you can leave it as is and click on OK or press enter on your keyboard. Now we've made this layer creditable weaken. Delete the white background player to do this. Select the Magic 12 by clicking W on your keyboard. Just make sure the settings are the same as they are the top. I tend to keep the tolerance around 32 just make sure you have contiguous ticked as well with your mouse. Just click on the white background off the flour and hit delete on your keyboard, followed by Control de or Command V to de Select the background area. Now that we've removed the background from the artwork, the next thing we need to do is actually clean up the background and get rid of any stray pixels we may have missed or any fluff or dark that may have been on the scanner bed during the scanning process. The best thing to do is active to highlight these areas by placing a stroke around them. So at the bottom of the layers panel, you'll see a little button that says F X. If you click on to that, it will bring up a menu. Just select stroke. Once the dialogue box appears, double click on the color chip next to the word color to allow a color picker to pop up. I usually pick something bright, like a bright red select. Okay, and then okay again, and you will see how the whole outline of the drawing has now been outlined in a red strick . You will also find any dirt or fluffer pixels that you missed in the background will also have been outlined in a red stroke. Now I'm going to create a white background. It's just makes it easier for us to see any stray pixels, which need to be deleted with white selectors. Your foreground color. Go down to the new layers button on the layers tab. Once the slayer has created press G on your keyboards, bring up the paint dropper to then click white into this layer on dragon below the flower to give a white background layer? No. You can use the arrays er toe, which you can access by oppressing hot key E on your keyboard to delay any of the stray pixels. Once you're happy, just grab the little FX. I call it the edge of the layer on drag into the bin. Now it's a case just repeating these steps for all the artwork you have in the next video, we're going to create the layout of our placement print in photo shop, So you there. 7. 6 CREATING YOUR ARTBOARD: Now we've cleaned up our artwork. It's time to create the art board and photo shop or which we're going to place our placement print. So I opened up all the artwork here that I've cleaned up. Go to file new to create the Newark board. So at the top were going to name this. I'm going to call it Tea Towel and then down below we're going to set the size. So over on the right hand side, changed this two centimeters and make the wicks 50 centimeters and change the height to 70 centimeters. These air roughly the standard size of a tea towel and change the resolution to 300 dp I This is a standard print resolution that you need. I keep the color name is RGB and everything else is saying when you're ready, just click OK, and this will bring up a 50 by 70 centimetre art board ready for us to create our tea towel . So now we need to bring our artwork over to this new art board. Just go back to one of the flowers Now with the selection tool selected or pressing hot key V on your keyboard, click onto the image and drag it over to the new art board. Just let go of your mice when you're ready. Now with these flowers because we have three of them on one art board, you need to cut the might and take each one individually over to the new art board. So select L on your keyboard or the last 22 draw rang the flower. When you're happy, select the on your keyboard off a selection to click onto the center of that flower on dry , Get over to the new art board, placing onto the art board and letting go with your mice moving back to the group of flowers. Just do control de or commanding on your keyboard to de select that flower on. Do the process again so it's L for the last 32 to around the flower. Press a key on your keyboard to bring up the selection to click onto the center of the flower, drag it over to the new art board. Let go with your mice and then go back to the original art board again. Once you're back on the original art board just to command D or control D on your keyboard to de select it. Now we're going to do that for every single flower or leaf that we've created, and I'll speed through this as quickly as I can. So now we've cut out each element and put it on our art board, and you can see on our layers here, each one has its own layer. So now I'm going to save each of the original drawings for future reference. So just click on command s or control s on your keyboard to bring up the safe dialog box, navigate where you'd like to save it and just make sure it says P S t at the end of the file. This means it will save it as a layered file, and you won't have to go through the process of editing again. Just click save when you're happy and then, okay, repeat the steps for each piece of artwork you'd like to save. So now we're ready for the next state. The creation process. We have each black or white motif layered up on its own layer info to shop. So in the next video, I'm going to show you how to re color each motif with a color palette and then we'll create our placement print. So you there 8. 7 COLOUR PALETTES: welcome to my class on selecting a color palette for your placement print. This is now the time to make an engaging color palette for your design that will really show it off to its best. You can use photographs for inspiration. Pieces of artwork, beautiful fabrics you have around the house, basically anything. But if you're a little stuck for ideas, there's a really great website called design SAIDs that you might find really inspirational . They create beautiful color palettes from gorgeous photographs, either taken by themselves or by other designers. On the Web. You can visit their website at design hyphen seeds dot com. One of the most exciting bets of the website is they let you select by color, so just click on by color at the top of the page and pick a color chip. I'm gonna pick pink, and then, if you scroll dying, they provide loads of inspirational photographs, including that color. So in this instance, pink the breakdown each image into six colors. They also provide the hex code for an exact color match. Info to shop. I had a wee look earlier on the website. I found this gorgeous botanical color palette I love the greens and the pinks together, so I'm going to use. This is the inspiration for my placement print to select it right, click on it and select copy image. Then go over to photo shop on Do Command the or control V on your keyboard to paste the image Inter photoshopped to The next thing that we want to do is select these colors and make a color palette from them. Press it you on your keyboard or select the rectangle to and use this to draw some boxes. If you hold on, shift with your keyboard while you draw. You'll get a perfect square change to be with your keyboard or the selection to hold down Holt and drag the box sideways to get a duplicate box. Do this six times. Don't worry too much about them being evenly spread. When you're happy that you've got six, go over to the layers, hold on shift and select more up at the top. There's a button that allows you to evenly distribute the squares. Just click on this. No, select the first rectangle and double click into the color box, and this will bring up a color picker. I'm going to select the darkest color in the image we brought across from design seeds. Now, just do this for each of the rectangles, double clicking into the color box on the layers and then clicking into the color I'm clicking. Okay, When you're happy, I'm just going to speed through this. Then you shift to select a mall on do command G or controlled G on your keyboard to group them together. And I'm just gonna name this palette. Now I'm going to admit I have a play around with this palette later on on, I realised. Actually, the colors were a little bit in separate for the design I wanted to create. So I've created my own palette. It's only got five colors in it, but I've made the greens more vibrant and the pinks a little stronger and introduced white in the next video. I'm going to show you how to use this color palette to re color your black and white drawings. See you there 9. 8 RECOLOURING YOUR ARTWORK: so welcome to my class on recovering black and white artwork using the channels and photo shop. So we're going to start off with our first flower, and we're going to use the color palette we created in the last video. I'm just going to select the eye dropper to or hockey I on your keyboard and select this lovely pink color. You can just say that it's appeared hair over in the foreground color. Now, the key to working with channels is that you need to turn everything off that you're not actually going to color to just turn off the background and all the pallets. No to access channels. I have it here next two layers, but if you don't have it open, you can go up to window menu at the top and go to channels. You will see it. This is split the color into RGB. So the very top layer, actually on the little white, some nail hold on command or control on your keyboard and click into this. This will select everything on the drawing that isn't black, and you can see all the dancing ants on the image. Now we want everything that is black. So to reverse this selection, do shift command I or shift control I on your keyboard that down where the flower is You want to create a new layer. Just click on the new layers button on. I'm going to name this color F one, so color flower one. This is actually later We're going to apply the color. No. Select the paint bucket till by clicking G on your keyboard or selecting it from the menu on. What you need to do is actually find a black area on this image, zoom all the way in and click into a black area. Now, as you are on the new layer on top, this is only added the pink to the top player. So if I turn off the bottom layer that we originally used, you can see that we've got a lovely pink flower that I quite like the fact that the leaves had white in them on. This doesn't So we're gonna add that in now. So create a new layer. I'm going to name this white one. I'm gonna drag this below. The color we're gonna add white into this layer is going to sit below the color of flower. I go back to the color one. Select your magic wand to by clicking on it or using W on your keyboard and select the background. Now we actually want to select the flower. So invert that by doing shift command I or shift control I and your keyboard, and you will see the dancing ants are now around the entire flower to swap. Your color is over from a foreground to get white or selected. If you haven't already got it, go back to the paint bucket, too. Go to the layers and select the white layer. Then click into flower. You will see this is now applied the white to the area, its command date or control data de select the flour. And now if you toggle between the layers, you can see we've got a color on top A white Phil on the original drawing. So now I'm going to select all of these using the shift key and create a group. I'm going to name this flower one. Now I'm gonna turn on the color palette and pick the next color for the next flower Again. It's just a case of clicking I on your keyboard. Bring up the paint dropper to selecting on the color that you want, and it will appear in the foreground color on the side. Okay, so now we need to turn off again. Everything that we're not going to color and follow the same steps as before by clicking into the channels, holding down the control key into a little thumbnail going back to the layers, creating a new layer that the color is going to appear on naming it. Then, using the paint bucket to or control G on your keyboard and click into a black area, you might want to zoom in using command plus or control plus on your keyboard. To do this, de select using command D or controlled a on your keyboard, creating another new layer called white, dragging that below the color layer. Then selecting the color layer. Grab the magic 12 or w on your keyboard. Select the background. Invert that selection, buying shift command I or shift control I on your keyboard. Go back to the white, pick up the paint bucket tool, making sure you have white selected your foreground color and clicking to the flower deflect during command E control D on your keyboard. Then group these altogether by using shift to select the three layers on command G or controlled G on your keyboard and then renaming it. I'm going to repeat this process for each layer that we have for each flower and for each leaf on, I will speed through this as quickly as I can for you. I've now completed this process for each flower and for each leaf. And I'm just going to turn each one on so you can see it on the background. That's it for recovering in the next video, I'm gonna walk you through the process. How to create the layout replacement print. See you there. 10. 9 CREATING THE LAYOUT: welcome to my video on creating the layout for your placement print. So in the last video, we re colored everything, and we have them all jumbled up onto individual layers in freighter shop. So I'm going to start with the main fly with a large one that I drew. And I'm gonna move that into the center. If you need to resize it all, just do command t or control t on your keyboard to transform it. And if you hold on shift while dragging one of the corners, it will constrain proportions and make sure it doesn't get walked out of shape. I'm just gonna place in the center. I'm just going to play around with some of the other layers. If you'd like them to be layered below, just dragged on the layers. Panel belief and just start moving things around. Re sizing using transform. If you'd like to flip a motif or is honestly or vertically, go to edit at the top time to transform and select flip, horizontal or flip vertical. When you're in the transform mode, you can also rotate the motif, but just hovering on the corner on dragging with your mice When I start building up a placement print. I like to think of the flow of the design. I don't like anything to be too linear to straight up and down. I think of building the design in a curve quite often with a floral motif on the top, with the leaves or branches sitting behind the flowers. It's really up to you. Just have a play and see what happens. One of the things to consider with a placement print, particularly it's going to be used on a tea towel or even on ceramics is how it's gonna be presented to the public. So, for example, a tea towel. It's always good to have a motif in the middle because the way it's folded up into the packaging means you can't necessarily see the edges of the design. So if you're gonna have text or really eye catching motif, it's really good to have that bang in The centre is always helpful to think ahead and consider where this image is going to be printed on the product you're designing for. So, for example, if it's a tea towel, it's always best to have the motif right in the middle rather than one of the edges. But if you're designing something for a mug or T shirt or a plate, think about how it will be packaged on how it may be displayed as well. These are already useful points to think about particular. If you're going to sell this designed to a manufacturer or you can commission to make it, it really helps a client know that you understand the process and you understand what you're designing for. So even if this is just gonna end up in a portfolio, it means you can talk about it in an interview or when discussing your design work. So I'm gonna let the camera roll. I'm going to speed this up. I'm gonna let you watch through how I've created this place than print today. Okay, so here is my final placement print Muti from really happy with it. But now we just need to give it a background color. So I've turned on the color palette and I'm going to select this pale pink color by using the eye dropper to over in the menu or press hockey I on your keyboard. I'm just going to select this color and create a new layer above the background. Now with the paint bucket till selected or hockey g o on your keyboard. I'm just gonna drop this pink color into the new layer. No, I really like this color in the background because it allows the white to each of the flowers and leaves to really pop fight. Before we move on to the next stage of adding this image into the technical mock up, we just need to save it. It's a J peg. So in order to do this, just go to file save as never get to where you want to save it and just make sure that the format is changed to J. Peg. Then click save Well done. You've created your first placement print. In the next video, I'm gonna walk you through the steps and how to use the kitchen textiles mock up I've created. So you there 11. 10 USING THE TECHNICAL MOCKUP: Welcome to my video on how to use the markup template. You'll find this template over on this girl share website. Just open it up into photo shop before we get started. We just want to make sure we have a few files already open. So I've got my original place than print or layered open as well. But I've also got the J peg of the detail that we saved from the last video. If you switch back to the markup template, you will see I've created two tea towels on an apron. I've set this template up to use smart objects to allow us to edit the shapes. And you can see this by the little icon that shown in the corner off the thumbnail double click onto the thumbnail and just say okay to this message that pops up and this will take us over to the tea towel template. Go over to the J peg off the tea towel, click on to it with selection to drag it over onto the tea towel template. Now the image will be quite large when you bring a course, so we need to shrink it down. So select command T or controlled t on your keyboard and then click on the constrain proportions icon. We're gonna make this 29% because I know from past experiences is roughly around the right size. Then just hold down the shift key and drag the corners in to get it to the correct dimensions. You're happy. Just click the little tick a top or hit enter on your keyboard. Now we just need to say this image go file save. So this will now save on update the main template. And there you have it won t towel. So now I'm going to update the T child that's tucked in behind. I would like to use one of the colors from the main design, so I'm going to go back and open the original design that we created and turned back on the color palette. Make sure that layer is highlighted and just gonna drag it over to the new kitchen Textiles template. Gonna move it to the top that I'm going to shrink it down a little bit. Using control to your compound t on the keyboard. Just move over to the sides. We've got it handy tonigh with the eyedropper Too hot key. I on your keyboard. I'm gonna pick up the pink color that it be used in the original design. So now you can see it's the foreground color on the layers panel. Go over to the correct tea towel and double click on the smart object ICOM Okay, And now with a paint bucket, too. Hockey g on your keyboard. Just make sure the background layer is selected and click on to it. Now, I've actually created a waffle texture, so it looked like a realty tell when it saved. So just save this by going to file, say, or command s on your keyboard. Once had finished saving, you will update the detail on the mock up. There you go. Second t tell complete. So now we're going to work on the A print image again In the layers panel, double click into the thumbnail with the smart object icon and click. OK, go back to the J peg that you have of the tea towel. And with a selection to or Hockey V on your keyboard, just drag this over onto the apron. No, you will see here that the background layer is actually a black shape outlined the same as the apron. So what we're gonna do is create a clipping mask, right? Click on the detailed image of dragged across and select creates clipping mask. This will know cropped the top image to match the black area beneath. Just move it around, have a play, change proportions or change the size of the image again. You can do this by doing command T or control t on your keyboard and using the shift key to drag and drop. So I'm just gonna move this over to the edge of quite like the idea of something coming off the edge of the apron just shrinking it down a little bit more. Yeah, I quite like that. Gonna take the little tech at the top. Now you will see I've still got some black areas showing what I'm going to do is create a new layer dragon beneath the tea towel design. I'm going to fill this with the background color. Collect the eyedropper tool, which is hockey, I on your keyboard and pick up the background color, then pressing G O on your keyboard for the paint bucket to fill this backward layer So what I've done is created a background layer off the soft pink with a detailed image on top. Fantastic. Just gonna move this round a little bit more mixture of happy with it. When you're happy, just save it by going file save or command s or control s on your keyboard. And this will update the apron on your mark up the next step to finalize. This is the color in the straps. So what I'm going to do is use a color from the color palette. I'll go use the eyedropper tool to pick up this pink. I'm just making sure that you have the correct layer selected in the layers panel. Change to the paint dropper to which is hockey g o on your keyboard and just click into the straps. So the next thing to edit in this image of the header and footer information and I've made each one of these creditable layer so I've got the kitchen. Textiles at the top have also got the design name. So if you want to update this, just go onto the correct layer and click T o on your keyboard to bring up the text tool so I'm just gonna type in a name. Gonna call this botanic summer and just collect a little taken the top. I'm just gonna work my way through all the different text. I'm going to change the date. If you want. You can change the version number and you contain so the copyright information as well I've also created these black borders which you're free to color. How you wish. You will see that I've actually locked these layers to just go to the top and click on the little locked Unlock him, double click onto the icon. And this will bring up a color picker to just picking up that pink color as the foreground color on changing both of these. And there you have it. One finished technical mock up. Give yourself a pat on the back. 12. 11 CLASS PROJECT & FINAL THOUGHTS: Now let's talk a little bit about the class project in the project section of the website. Please provide images of your hand drawn flowers and leaves. These could be scanned in or an image taken using the camera on your phone. Next, I'd like you to provide an example off the color palette Inspiration you used. It doesn't have to be the final palette, but the one that inspired you to get started. You can provide a scan, a screen short or photograph or a J pic. Next up. Just provide an example off your final placement print that you created. It can be a low rez, green shot or a J peg image, and lastly, just provide the image of the technical more cup of your kitchen textiles. You can upload a screenshot or a J peg image. I really hope you've enjoyed this course. I've really enjoyed making it and sharing some of my skills with you today. So in the Project section, I would also love it if you could provide a little bit of information about the story or the journey you've been on to create this project. Are you a textile designer upgrading their portfolio or you just somebody he likes to learn new techniques. If you've any questions at any point, don't hesitate to reach height to me or any of the other people taking the course on. Hopefully we can connect on social media. T take care on Bye for now.