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Make Ankara Wax Print West African Style Prints For Your Product!

L. Laura Coleman, Fine Artist and Illustrator

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    • Tools

    • Gathering Your Inspiration

    • Selecting Your Color Combinations

    • Creating Your Base Image

    • Creating Your Pattern

    • Creating Products

    • Thank you


About This Class


Join Laura Coleman to learn how to make ankara style patterns for your next project! Do you love fashion and culture and you love Ankara Fabric Patterns? There's a high probability you have seen more and more people show off designs with Ankara/west African/wax print Patterns. If you are just getting started designing Ankara style patterns but are feeling a little intimidated or just still on the fence this class was made for you. This class covers all the basics and equips you with the knowledge needed on how to create Ankara style patterns on your terms. Every step is explained and you can go at any pace you would like.

  • I will show you how to scale your art to any size and apply it to any material and product.
  • I will show you how to easily create original patterns to send it to the printer or manufacturer.
  • All pattern makers should know how to make countless beautiful styles of patterns, including those of Ankara style prints.

Enroll now and learn! 






13 of 13 students recommendSee All

I hadn't even thought about or started to explore Adobe Capture. I didn't know it could do this! I look forward to sharing what I made. Great lesson.
Exactly what I was looking for and more! Thank you so much Laura!
This is great, very useful, and exactly what I was looking for!





L. Laura Coleman

Fine Artist and Illustrator

Hi, I'm Laura!

I create eye-catching, colorful, whimsical, light-hearted illustrations that inspire women to do what they love, create art! To put it simply, I illustrate logos, book covers that help brands stand out and make an impact! I'm a graphic designer, illustrator, and artist equipped with the skills to help your business look fabulous while bringing in the money.

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