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

L. Laura Coleman, Fine Artist and Illustrator

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8 Lessons (17m)
    • 1. Enroll Now

      1:35
    • 2. Tools

      0:14
    • 3. Gathering Your Inspiration

      1:17
    • 4. Selecting Your Color Combinations

      2:49
    • 5. Creating Your Base Image

      3:21
    • 6. Creating Your Pattern

      3:49
    • 7. Creating Products

      3:01
    • 8. Thank you

      0:28

Project Description

Publish your first Ankara Style Print! 

Download the course document for more tools and free resources! 

ASSIGNMENT

Your assignment is to create and share first pattern! You’ll start by gathering inspiration like have done on Pinterest and selecting color schemes. From there, you’ll move into creating your pattern with the tools listed below and the tips provided in the videos. Finally, you will use your pattern to upload to Redbubble (or an alternative printing service). The full process typically takes 30 minutes to 1 hour. If you have a mockup image of your product, please share so that we may see your success!

DELIVERABLES

You’ll share your class progress in the Project Gallery above for feedback from the class community. Here’s what to upload as you go through the steps of creating your class:

  • Color scheme image
  • Pattern Sample
  • Product mock up image from Redbubble or Product image

RESOURCES FOR THIS COURSE

LEARN MORE ABOUT AFRICAN (& African Inspired) TEXTILES

Since this is an abbreviated introduction course, here  is a little history. If there are more useful resources please share them in the comments and I will add them to the course.

(Please download the course file for additions resources related to this course.)

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