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A Design Process: Designing the Gingerbread Pattern

This post gives you a step by step process to developing a pattern. I’m going to use my latest gingerbread design as an example. There are a bunch of different ways to develop a pattern so I’m not suggesting that this is the best way. 694 more words

Design And Doodles

Modern Miss Kitty: My Latest Skillshare Project

Modern Miss Kitty

To explain this project, I have to explain a little bit about myself first…

*I read a lot.  

*I’m obsessed with narrative art.  532 more words


Hand Painted Ferns for Makaszka.pl

I’m really happy to let you know that my mini pattern set “Ferns” is now available on the Makaszka‘s products. This is a lovely polish brand for little children (and their mums). 133 more words

Surface Pattern Design


I have a ta-dah for you today – a tablecloth I hand-printed recently.

One reason I like to keep blogging is to record such things – when I looked back to see when I started my Fish project, I was surprised to see the date on the upload was May 2017.  171 more words

Drawing And Printing

Crafting a Signature Style

“A signature style is incredibly important,” they say…

Great!  Where do I get one of those?  Oh, that’s not something you can buy?  …

Give me a book, show me a video, and I can learn how to do that thing.  689 more words


Winter Mod Limited Color Palette Design Challenge

I love a limited color palette assignment. I think the color restriction takes me back to my more business-y graphic design life where I had to work within a brand’s color scheme and identity. 100 more words

Surface Pattern Design

Fresh From the Farm — Spoonflower Contest

This is my third proper attempt at drawing words for a tea towel design to enter into a Spoonflower contest. It’s also the first time that I’ve researched Hand Lettering for beginners. 483 more words

Design And Doodles