Work in progress: motif design

I’m enjoying going through my old drawings and books for design motifs. Coming soon is a Spoonflower challenge on the theme of pysanky, the Ukranian art of egg dyeing. To produce a pysanka, the design is drawn in wax before the egg is painted or dyed, so that the fine lines in the final product […]

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Motifs. Oy.

Taking a Textile Design Lab course Surface Pattern Design Mastery. One of the first exercises is to develop a “dictionary” of motifs that can be used, reused, and modified for future designs. Cool idea. The categories were Floral/Leaves, Geometric, Texture, and Whatever. One week to complete. Floral. I have avoided floral designs because… how can […]

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