Clothes design starter tips

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GUIDE: FASHION DESIGN STARTER TIPS


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Your Second Life Avatar starts out with enough clothing and fabric choices create a number of different outfits and looks to suit your mood -- and Second Life's many clothing boutiques are always open and ready to help you expand your selection. Eventually, you might want to create your own, one-of-a-kind design. Maybe you've got an eye for fashion and want to enter the competitive world of haut couture. Second Life provides you with all of the tools you need to be your own favorite designer.

Your career in high fashion starts with the Second Life Fashion Design Guide and Templates, available on the Guides and Tutorials page under the Downloads menu of www.secondlife.com (http://www.secondlife.com/download/guides.php).

Fashion Design: Using the Templates is step-by-step guide to using the Second Life Fashion Design Templates, a series of easy-to-use Photoshop template files corresponding to different parts of your clothing and appearance -- available for download along with the Guide, to create custom clothing textures. Designer clothing for your Second Life Avatar requires access to and a basic understanding of Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, or a similar paint program capable of opening Photoshop .psd files.

Another resource is the Second Life forums, Design and Texture section at: http://forums.secondlife.com/. You can ask other designers questions and look for resources.