Monday, June 30, 2014

New Happy Flower Design


I created these patterns in Adobe Illustrator. Do you have a favorite color scheme? I think I prefer the bright one.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

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Holiday Card for Minted


I entered the Minted Holiday card challenge. Please vote for your favorite designs at minted.com after the June 3rd deadline. I hope you vote for my design!

Sunday, May 18, 2014

I entered the Spoonflower contest

The topic for this week's Spoonflower contest was Utensils. I created this pattern for the contest. If you get a chance, head over to Spoonflower and vote for your favorite Utensil patterns. I hope you like mine!

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design

I am really excited! I recently took module 1 of the Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design. I learned how to gather inspiration from the world around me to create colorful surface patterns. I am really excited about my new skills! You can learn more about the class here. Here is a collection of patterns I created for the class.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Illustration Friday-Vanity

The topic for Illustration Friday this week is "Vanity. You can learn more about Illustration Friday here  http://illustrationfriday.com. I created a little surface pattern about vanity.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Getting the Creative Juices Flowing

I've been taking an awesome class online called the Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design. I am learning tons in this class and recommend it to anyone who is interested in Surface Pattern Design. If you want to learn more about the class, you can read about it here: http://dowhatyouloveforlife.com/about-3/  I am learning lots of really fun and inspiring skills, and I thought I would share some of them here. Today, I worked with creating color palettes from photographs. In the first samples, I used the Adobe Kuler program to create a palette from a collection of items around the house.



Then, I photographed my friend's flowers today and created the palette below based on the photo.