Experiments for Pattern Designers: 5 Days to Build Your Creative Confidence

Bryna Shields, Illustrator, Surface Designer, Teacher

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8 Lessons (23m)
    • 1. Intro

      2:21
    • 2. Tips For Your Best Creative Mindset

      1:23
    • 3. Day 1: A Sketch Marathon!

      3:36
    • 4. Day 2: Blind Contour Drawings

      3:29
    • 5. Day 3: Remixing Old Work

      4:37
    • 6. Day 4: Papercuts, Masking & Collage, Oh My!

      3:36
    • 7. Day 5: Color as Inspiration

      2:52
    • 8. Final Thoughts

      1:08

Project Description

Complete as many of the experimental exercises as you’d like, and post process photos of your sketches in the Project Section below. You can also post any finalized surface patterns you’ve created!

If you post any of your work from the class on Instagram, use the hashtag #patternswithbryna for a chance to have your work featured on my Instagram @highfivesforeveryone!

For more creative tips, grab your free download: How To Find Inspiration Anywhere


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Student Projects

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