Digitally Printing for Textiles with Photoshop


This course is aimed at beginners and for those with some experience of textile design and/or photoshop. During the course you will learn how to utilise this powerful software and harness its tools for textile/surface design/repeat. Giving you the freedom to design continuous surface print and create print-ready files for a variety of end uses including fashion, interiors, soft furnishings, packaging, etc.  

Topics covered

  • Creating a repeating pattern
  • Producing colour digital separations
  • Re-colouring your designs
  • Preparing a digital-ready pattern for printing onto cloth or paper
  • Producing patterns for yourself or your business

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you will have learned how to repeat and edit a design in Photoshop. You will also have experience of Photoshop's editing tools, including selection, layers, colour and fill


Daniel Croyle

What you need to bring

Notebook and pen, USB stick or hard drive for saving your work


4 weeks




Coming soon in 2017


£250 (inc. VAT)

Book from September

About your tutor

Daniel Croyle 

Daniel runs a design consultancy alongside his own interior business spanning interior design and his own product range. Daniel is an award wallpaper designer and worked on bespoke projects with a number of prestigious companies which include: Celia Birtwell, Vivienne Westwood, Zandra Rhodes, Harrods, Liberty, Henry Moore Foundation, Firmdale Hotels, Nicholas Haslam. Furthermore, Daniel has extensive technical knowledge; managing a print studio for many years for a commission-based silk screen printing company.

Daniel teaches Fashion and Textiles specialising in digital textiles for print on both BA and Foundation Diploma level courses at Ravensbourne. Skill areas include; repeat, illustration, colour, design based software CAD / CAM and 2D (wet) printing. Teaching specialist modules include; Shirt Design Module - CAD Intro Photoshop & Illustrator, Digital Print - Photoshop Introduction, Digital Colour, Final Major Project and Photshop for Textiles.

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