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Here is a quick look at my latest pattern build process. I’m currently stalking Bonnie Christine on Skillshare! 😆 Sketches Colour palette Colour motifs Pattern build What’s your process for creating? Share a picture or tell me about it in the comments below! Take care, Michelle
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
Drawn animation in Procreate
The past years has been difficult for everybody. The entire world has faced challenges it could never have predicted. For me, these changes, plus the changes in my family ( we are a foursome now:), and my health (being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease) made me rethink where I was going with my Art and… Continue reading WHY SURFACE PATTERN DESIGN?
I’ve been experimenting with watercolours and fine liners lately. With the lockdowns and fading light, photography has become more and more difficult. I love being creative and wanted something I can do in my house, on my own, whenever I have a spare moment. I’ve been exploring these two media, both very new to me.… Continue reading Watercolour and ink