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How to create a simple greeting card mockup

Learn how to use photoshop to create fretting card mockups.

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Creating pattern motifs

SKETCH, SKETCH, SKETCH! Draw, doodle, play with lines and shapes. I need to do lots of drawing before I start with a pattern build! Creating 20-30 sketches produces a good size library to choose from. A valuable bit of learning so far in my pattern design journey is to ensure there is a variety of… Continue reading Creating pattern motifs

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pattern design – circles

A variety of coloured and sized circles.

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ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR FOR IPAD

I’ve been learning Illustrator for 3 weeks. It feels like longer! It’s a massive program, which I doubt I will have scratched the surface of, even after a year of study. After beginning on my laptop, I quickly moved onto the iPad in order to draw more easily with the Apple Pencil. It was learning… Continue reading ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR FOR IPAD