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Line and Repetition

This week I started the to-be-quilted stack. I had no design plans, which means the quilts had to tell me what they wanted. The bad news is the tops refused to talk to me. 191 more words

Lani Longshore

Peter Murchland on Operating Models

I have just come across an article Peter Murchland wrote on LinkedIn giving his definition of an operating model.    I have copied chunks of his text because he provides a different perspective to my… 985 more words

Operating Models


My Art Quilt Critique Group is discussing repetition as a design element next week. Since I was already in the midst of the Yellowstone panel project, I thought I would let it do double duty by showing theme and variation with the last two panels. 200 more words

Lani Longshore

Week 1: Design Elements

The focus of this week’s lesson were the Design Elements such as point, line, texture and shape.

In class I dissected the painting “Barn” by Edward Hopper into abstract shapes with the use of the Pen Tool in Illustrator. 71 more words


Adding vertical line spacing to a post

Hey folks,

Quite often a useful basic design element to add to a post is some vertical line spacing. For example, if you are creating a post that includes text and images it is useful to be able to add a bit of vertical spacing between the text and image. 22 more words


Inspired by Miss Fisher

I adore the Australian TV series Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries. Set in the 1920s, the series has much to offer in the way of engaging characters you can’t help caring about, but the bonus is that the costumes are absolutely fabulous. 618 more words

Pattern Drafting