2D/3D Fashion Product Development Prototype Flamingo Pua VII
The Flamingo Pua project involved the design, development and creation of prototypes of a collection of 6 garments from initial concept to virtual to real garment prototypes.
The use of 2D and 3D applications throughout enables very quick response design development. This project took approximately 3 weeks from start to finish. Applications used were Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, OptiTex, and CLO 3D.
Photoshop was used to develop the initial concept board, Illustrator was used to develop print pattern repeats and create the garment basic silhouettes, silhouettes with print patterns and all full size garment pattern surface design and graphics.
OptiTex is a very easy to use multi-dimensional application. For this project it was used for garment pattern development, initial 3D garment testing before and after graphics were applied, and export of garment patterns to Illustrator.
CLO3D was used to develop Animations for the virtual fashion show and the four-way layouts.
The four-way static posed layouts could also easily be generated in the OptiTex application.
Other product development steps you would need to complete if you were ever planning on some sort of limited production would be to create a specification pack [spec pack or tech pack] that included all detailed garment measurements for each size you are planning to order the garment in and every single other material [fashion fabric/lining, interfacing], notion and embellishment needed to reconstruct the garment. Last but not least by any means would be to put together a costing sheet that includes all costs associated with producing the item. I will put together a follow-up post in near future.
Hope you enjoyed the series.
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2D/3D Fashion Product Development Prototype Flamingo Pua V: – digital fabric printing of engineered garment pattern prototypes.
2D/3D Fashion Product Development Prototype Flamingo Pua IV: CLO3D virtual fashion show
2D/3D Fashion Product Development Prototype Flamingo Pua III: garment pattern development in OptiTex, garment sketch development, engineered garment pattern surface design development, OptiTex 3D simulation test.
2D/3D Fashion Product Development Prototype Flamingo Pua II: color palette, print pattern and garment sketch development.
2D/3D Fashion Product Development Prototype Flamingo Pua I: inspiration, initial research for concept & silhouette development
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