Time to revive this blog, I think! I got fed up with the sound of my own voice so had a break…. My new website design is in process of getting thrashed out and I have a new blog theme with lots of options for customization to incorporate it, …
I’m looking forward to next Monday – Module 2 of the pattern course, The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design, is starting! I really enjoyed Module 1 and it got me designing again, drawing little sketches and playing with Photoshop (and cursing Illustrator!) and because I knew that the …
I’m just experimenting with using the WordPress app on my android tablet and if it is successful it will hopefully encourage me to get blogging again!
The ease of adding photos will be the crunch point to this experiment so let’s wait and see.
The last few weeks since the first module of my pattern course finished, I’ve been busy getting to grips with Photoshop and building more patterns. You can see one in the Graduate Showcase of the course on Rachael Taylor’s blog - I was so excited when it turned out to be the first one! It was based on a thermofax screen design I made from some Markmaking. Here it is:
This week we were excited to go up to Warwick University where DS1 was graduating from his degree in PPE – here he is in all his finery (sweltering in the heatwave!) with his proud parents :
Apologies for the lack of blog posts. I’ve been busy with the pattern course I talked about last month. Module 1 has finished but I’m still enthused by it and busy creating patterns and coming to grips with Photoshop. And observing patterns everywhere. Such as this row of colourful wellies …