More (and more) Patterns

Leaf and flower repeat pattern This week I decided to make another pattern but rather than re-draw and re-colour things digitally I decided to use my artwork in its original 'state'. I made some new drawings in my sketchbook over the weekend and the beginning of this week. Then I learned a bit more about Photoshop and Illustrator, which meant that I could

By | April 22nd, 2016|Design, Drawing, Learning|2 Comments

Digital Patterns and Self-Care

Floral surface patterns This week I've been learning how to use Adobe Illustrator to digitise my drawings and create patterns. I'm familiar with a few aspects of Photoshop so that's helped me to find my way around Illustrator, and it's been fun to see how some of the flower drawings I made last year using pen and watercolours could be transformed into something quite different. One thing I haven't been

By | April 14th, 2016|Design, Drawing, Learning|3 Comments