I hope everyone is having a relaxing Sunday! I have had an artist/designers block all week so not too much to share. Just some embroidered butterflies I have been sampling and an owl I have been sketching thinking of taking into a print. My favorite so far is the orange sewn butterfly but do need to experiment more. I have only two weeks left of my evening course on sewing clothes, and hopefully my rip my hair out complicated dress shall be done by then so will have lots of different things to post soon fingers crossed :-) Have an amazing week everyone!
Today I have been experimenting with colours and thinking carefully about layouts to help inspire my design work. I love having contrasting colours to really make the photos stand out.
Experimenting this morning with some of the colours from my inspiration boards on my patterns. I have pushed it a bit with the colours on the bottom photos but the prints are looking good fun. Would like to hear any feedback you have :-)
Have had an interesting few days experimenting with different photos to create different colour palette inspiration boards. Below is a collection of some of my photographs from the Czech Republic, Cyprus and a random collection of some of my favourite things from around my house. I have looked into the wide range of colours in these photos and have created swatches based on each of these. Which colour palette is your favorite?
Hope you're having a good week :-)
I am starting to get back into designing pattern work and have been crazy inspired today on Photoshop. Love mixing up different combinations and colours with my own artwork mixed in. Remember to get in touch if you like my designs. I hope you have all had a marvelous Monday and have been looking at the beautiful flowers starting to bloom today. Talk soon :-)
Today I have been busy on Photoshop inspired by the beautifully sunny day (though as I realised this morning it is too cold to be out too long ;-) ) There are a few different variations on the designs and colours of the fox and flower design. These are just a tester so I know are not a completely repeating pattern, but would love some feedback about what you think. I have included hearts and flowers as a late celebration of valentines day.
Have an amazing week!
A creative weekend looking at developing and having fun with design work using a variety of medias. This page is playing about with blue inks and using a range of images to draw from like ceiling lights, plants, flowers and the stalks of these plants. I hope you enjoy, I definitely had some fun trying it out :-)
Have an awesome week!
A made to order white freshwater pearl, blue bead and swarovski crystal necklace is off tomorrow to meet its new owner. Asked to create this to match a bracelet bought in The Qube Gallery of mine during Christmas. Remember my smaller pieces of work are still at The Qube Gallery in Oswestry to buy locally or you can always get in touch online :-)
Currently working on some design work. These are just some sketches starting to think through and develop ideas and experiment with different techniques, styles etc. I am not keen on all of these, however I am pretty happy with a few of these. Would love some feedback :-)
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Louise is an Textile Artist/ Designer and Secondary Art Teacher. www.louiseswanton.com