Zentangle

Zentangle

I did a bit of zentangle work in my A3 sketchpad – I really enjoy working with the patterns and think the combinations of patterns (or ‘tangles’) look really nice. The details are fascinating. I can see how these could be worked into fabric pattern...
Exhibitions and Sketches

Exhibitions and Sketches

First up, sticking things I found pretty on paper and exploring them. Then getting distracted by a bird I saw as I was making vectored birds for pattern design (perhaps more on that later). Also a bit on combining the Southbank centre line style I liked with Audrey...
Some more sketchbook work

Some more sketchbook work

So I was having a look at the suggested reading in the learning folder and decided to look up the UK Fashion and Textile association¬†http://www.ukft.org. If you go to the ‘business’ tab and select ‘publications’ you can find a document that...
Book Thoughts – Color Index 2 by Jim Krause

Book Thoughts – Color Index 2 by Jim Krause

So this book was part of a three book set all to do with design. It came in an orange box and I think the others were about typography and design basics. I’ve had the set for years as one of my mums cast offs but never really sat down to read them. I read this...
Sketchbook pages

Sketchbook pages

¬†Notes on colour schemes and planning out Stage 5’s embroidery. I’m also really thinking about going to the Tate Modern’s Lichtenstein exhibition! Here I’ve been pretty inspired by the views from my work (I’m an air traffic controller and...