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Surface pattern designing

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

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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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Learning to draw on an iPad using Procreate

I got an iPad for my birthday and started to learn to draw. I have always wanted to draw and paint, but never thought I could. So I never tried. Watching videos of people using Procreate on Instagram inspired me to have a go, and learn something new. Making mistakes What I love about drawing… Continue reading Learning to draw on an iPad using Procreate