Introduction to Surface Design: Creating and Mixing Patterns

20 VIDEOS (1h 42m)
  • Pattern Formation and Fascination

    • Trailer

      01:23

    • Welcome!

      01:17

    • Lecture 1: Exploring Patterns

      04:32

    • Lecture 2: Building Patterns

      05:39

    • Lecture 3: Design Elements I

      07:05

    • Demo 1: The Dot, Stripe, Grid then Crop Method

      06:49

    • Demo 2: The Design From The Corners Method

      03:43

    • Demo 3: The Outside In Method

      06:55

  • Color, Style and Brand

    • Welcome!

      01:05

    • Lecture 1: Color Stories

      05:34

    • Lecture 2: Style and Brand

      06:05

    • Demo 1: Digital Albers

      13:02

    • Demo 2: Mixing Complimentary Neutrals

      05:49

    • Demo 3: Repel/Attract

      06:58

  • Mixing Patterns

    • Welcome!

      01:05

    • Lecture 1: Design Elements III - Texture

      02:27

    • Lecture 2: Creating Collections I

      04:26

    • Lecture 3: Creating Collections II

      08:00

    • Demo 1: Making Simple Scallops

      06:14

    • Demo 2: Passing The Apron Test

      04:16

Class Project: Design a pattern collection

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About This Class

Oh, patterns! Beautiful, inscrutable, mesmerizing patterns, I love them so, and as a quick jaunt around the internet will prove, I am not alone in this love. Great pattern design is at once logical and whimsical, repetitive but surprising, intricate and simple. When a beautiful pattern is applied to the righ... Read More

Published on Mon, Jul 15th 2013