colour & artwork
tutorial and demo
introduction to the colour & artwork module
Colours and artworks are essential components of a brand, and colour/artwork development is one of the first design developments commencing with the materials, yarn and fabric.
The library is a safe place to keep all the colour and artwork prints associated with your brand’s production process.
colour & artwork library
navigating to the colour & artwork library
To navigate to the colourway/artwork library, tap Libraries, Groups, and Templates on the top menu bar.
Once in the Libraries, Groups, and Templates, you should already be in the colour/artwork library.
adding a colour/artwork
First, start by tapping the + icon that is located next to the search bar.
Once inside the popup, you can add an image by tapping on the upload icon next to the image box.
There are two mandatory fields that need to be filled in, or you will not be able to save this colour/artwork to the library, these are:
- Colour/Artwork Name
- Colour/Artwork Reference
You can enter a description for your colour/artwork if required, also if you wish to add your colour/artwork to a group, you can do so by selecting a group from the dropdown.
upload an image
To upload an image for your colour/artwork tap the upload icon, that is next to the image box.
In the popup, you can drag and drop your imagery into the grey box area, or tap the upload icon to choose the file from your device.
Once selected, you have the ability to use our crop tool to use the whole image or a specific part of the image.
When you are happy with your imagery, tap the update button to save.
The supporting documents upload usually consists of brief sheets of a specific artwork, which usually has the Pantone codes, names, and to which trim/component they belong for each individual colour assigned to that artwork.
To upload supporting documentation to your colour/artwork, you can do so by tapping the upload icon next to the title of the supporting document.
From here you can drag and drop your document into the grey box area, or tap the upload icon.
Once you have entered your document title, tap the Add button to save.
To edit the document, tap the edit icon…
A popup will appear where you can edit the document's name.
If for whatever reason you wish to preview the document you can do this by tapping the preview icon.
If you no longer need this document, you can delete this, by tapping the bin icon.
To see who created the document and at what date and time, just hover over the information icon at the end of the row of the action panel.
editing a colour/artwork
To edit the core information of your colour/artwork, tap on the edit icon that is on the top bar of the colour card…
A popup will appear where you can edit, add, and delete information, you have previously entered.
There are two options of deleting the colours and artworks, this is one by one or multiple at once.
To delete a single colour/artwork, tap the bin icon on the top bar of the colour/artwork card.
To delete multiple, select the checkboxes of each colour/artwork you want to delete, then tap the delete icon that is positioned on the top right-hand side of the page.
A popup will appear. Once you are sure you want to delete the selected colour/artwork, tap ‘Yes’ or to cancel this action press no.
add colours/artworks to a group
To add colours from the colour library into a colour group, tap on the checkbox that is on the right-hand side of the top bar on the colour card.
Once you have selected the colours/artworks, navigate your way to the add to group icon, next to the search bar on the right-hand side of the page.
From here you can select from the drop-down the colour group you want your selected colours/artworks to be added into.
These colour/artworks will now be in the colour/artwork group selected.
Tapping the plus icon will allow you to create a new group for the selected colour/artwork to be added.
If you want to sort by your products, tap the sort by icon.
This will prompt a popup/dropdown for you to select Ascending or Descending of the colour/artwork name.
navigate to the colour/artwork groups
To enter the colour/artwork groups page, tap the group button on the right side of the page.
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colour & artwork groups
adding a new group
To add a new group, tap on the plus icon that is positioned on the right-hand side of the page.
Once you have entered the creation page, you have 6 required fields that need to be entered in order for you to create the group.
Add a group name and description, next mandatory field is the season, year, and categories one and two.
Once you have entered these you can now save the group.
You can add the rest of the information at a later date if you do not have that information to hand.
upload an image
To upload an image for your colour/artwork, just like the library tapping the upload icon will bring you the popup where you can drag and drop or upload the image.
Use the crop tool to grab the section of colour/artwork you want as your group's image, now tap the upload button to save.
importing colours & artworks
Import is a simple function, all you have to do is to start typing the code/description in the search bar, and Bombyx will start to filter through the colours.
Once the required colour appears in your search results, tap the item to import it.
If the colour/artwork you are searching for does not appear, then maybe it's not been added or updated in the library yet.
delete colours/artworks from inside a group
To delete a single colour/artwork, tap the bin icon that is on the header of the colour/artwork card.
To delete multiple colours and artworks at once, you will have to tap the checkboxes of the colour/artwork card and tap the delete icon that is positioned next to the search bar.
Note: deleting colours and artwork from the group will delete immediately, so if you delete a colour/artwork by mistake, then you will have to re-import it.
To edit the group's information, tap the edit icon, this will bring you back to the group's page.
Note: Before editing/updating information you have previously entered, you will need to click the edit button on the right-hand side of the page.
To delete a single group tap the bin icon that is on the colour/aertwork group grey header card.
A popup will appear asking if you are sure you want to delete the selected colour/artwork groups, once sure tap yes or to no to cancel this action.
To delete multiple groups, tap the checkboxes of each colour/artwork you want to delete, and tap the delete icon that is located on the right-hand side of the page.