U4IA for Apparel Design / Edition 1

U4IA for Apparel Design / Edition 1

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Fairchild Books

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U4IA for Apparel Design / Edition 1

U4ia for Apparel Design is a user-friendly manual that illustrates the tools and techniques needed to become proficient in using Lectras computer aided design (CAD) program, U4ia 6.0. U4ia 6.0 is a product visualisation software programme currently used by many apparel and textile manufacturers and retailers, including Liz Claiborne and The Gap. This book, with accompanying CD-ROM, provides detailed instructions on how to use U4ia from creating a new canvas to using special shortcut tools.

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ISBN-13: 9781563672903
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Publication date: 11/19/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

* Introduction
* The Basics of U4ia
* Getting Started
* Flat Drawings
* Flat Fill Fabric Prints to a Flat Drawing
* Creating New Prints
* Colour Palettes
* Electronic Storyboards
* Fabric Recolours
* Continuous Tone Prints
* Advanced Print Development
* Plaids, Stripes and Weaves
* Segment and Gridding
* Creating Catalogue Pages
* Technical Design
* Beyond Clothing and Textiles
* Printing Integrating and other Software Programmes

* Clear and thorough discussion of U4ia tools and techniques
* Step-by-step instructions with sample screen images to guide readers through decision processes
* Multiple assignments for practical application of each new skill

* Sample files to supplement the learning process
* Motifs and line drawings to create exercises for users

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