Ever wanted to create your own hand-drawn patterns for clothing, wallpaper, or even giftwraps? In this course you'll learn how to transform your sketches into print-ready patterns.
This class is for pattern designers, graphic designers, illustrators, artists, crafters and anyone else who is interested in pattern design using hand-drawn techniques and Adobe Photoshop.
What You'll Learn:
What You'll Make
From hand drawing to product printing, you'll learn the essentials of pattern design. We'll start working with analog materials then refine and muliply your basic pattern in Photoshop. By the end of this course you will have a digital repeat pattern ready for printing on a product of your choice. Apply what you learn in this class to deck out your wallpaper, iPhone, fabric, jigsaw puzzle, or more!
Kristi O'Meara is a freelance illustrator and designer, currently residing in Chicago, Illinois. She studied at the Kansas City Art Institute, where she received her B.F.A. in Painting in 2009.
Since finishing her undergraduate studies, Kristi has had the opportunity to work with many inspirational companies and designers, including The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, interior designer, Bridget Cochran, of the high-end wallcovering and textile design company, Porter Teleo, and most recently, fiber artist, Nick Cave.
Currently, Kristi holds the title of founder andd creative director of the aritst organization, The PatternBase, which serves as a resource and place of inspiration for designers and pattern lovers around the globe. She is focused on completing her first publication, PatternBase: A Collection of Contemporary Textile + Surface Design, which is projected to be released during the summer of 2013.
Classes revolve around completing a project and collaborating with fellow students to give and get feedback on your work. Use Video Lessons and the Project Guide designed by your teacher to complete your class project.
Teachers design and present all class content, but Skillshare is community based around student-to-student interaction. You'll be surprised at what you learn from your classmates!
Never! Once enrolled, you have lifetime access to class materials. That means you can learn when and where you want. Learn at your own pace.