Create Handmade Repeat Patterns: Plus Turn Your Art into Wrapping Paper Staff Pick

Juliet Meeks, Designer and Artist

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14 Lessons (56m)
    • 1. Intro

      1:53
    • 2. Supplies

      3:19
    • 3. Step 1: Sketch

      3:23
    • 4. Optional Step: Paint Masking Fluid

      2:12
    • 5. Step 2: Painting the Center

      7:24
    • 6. Step 3: Cutting and Taping

      4:54
    • 7. Step 4: Painting the Rest

      5:08
    • 8. Optional Step: Removing Masking Fluid

      2:29
    • 9. Step 5: Scanning and Cropping

      4:26
    • 10. Step 6: Creating the Pattern Block

      5:34
    • 11. Step 7: Clean Up Your Extra Elements

      2:08
    • 12. Step 8: Adding Extras + Color

      7:32
    • 13. Wrapping Paper: Part 1

      0:58
    • 14. Wrapping Paper: Part 2

      4:38
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Project Description

Your Class Project: 

Share your final repeating pattern in your class project! What to include in your project: 

• Share at least one process photo of creating your pattern by hand
• Show how your pattern repeats by uploading a 8.5x11" jpg of your final pattern
• OPTIONAL: If you make wrapping paper or other products out of your design, share photos with the class! Feel free to share digital mockups as well. 

Where I buy my wrapping paper: Stationery HQ
Wrapping paper packaging sleeves: ClearBags
For a list of my favorite watercolor supplies, visit my Amazon page here

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