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Catherine Cruz

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Drawer

4714
Location:Beach Park, Illinois, United States
Phone: (626) 586-5672
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/catherinecruz
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Summary of Qualifications
Drawing, Sketching, and Illustration
Patternmaking and Draping
Garment Construction
Fabric Sourcing and Coloring
PC/Mac: Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Education
Art Institute of California, Hollywood
Associate of Arts, Fashion Design
Graduated, September 2011
Experience and Relevant Coursework
TECHNICAL DRAWING
Project: Technical sketching with an emphasis on flat garment drawing for specification sheet.
Skills Acquired:
Development of a specification sheet from a productive sample.
Production of technical sketch.

INTERMEDIATE PATTERNMAKING
Studied the different components that make a garment and construct samples. Mastering the techniques of patternmaking.
Skills Acquired:
Fundamentals Draping and Drafting.
Master measurement and translate 2D into 3D form.
Drafting techniques of pivot and slash methods.
Garment problem solving implementing specific patternmaking method.

INTERMEDIATE CONSTRUCTION
Construction of garments following the standards and techniques as applied to the apparel industry.
Skills Acquired:
Perform various construction methods, such as different neckline and sleeve finishes.
Ability to identify the principals of garment fitting.
Ability to use a variety of industrial equipment including sewing machines, sergers, and steamers.

TEXTILES
Basic knowledge of different characteristics of fibers and fabric production and manufacturing process.
Skills Acquired:
Ability to identify the synthetic from natural fibers.
Ability to identify types of textile and burning characteristics of textile fibers.
Knowledge of textile dyeing and printing.
Skills (2) Rating
Fashion Illustration
Drawing