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Patterns By Hand: Sketch a Geometric Design

Amelie Mancini, Artist & Designer

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4 Videos (16m)
    • Introduction

      2:07
    • Drawing Your Pattern

      7:34
    • Transferring Your Pattern

      3:39
    • Applying Your Pattern

      3:08

About This Class

Design your own tile to create a repeat pattern — no drawing skills needed! You'll rotate shapes, lines, and classic styles to create an attractive, simple pattern.

This 16-minute class with artist and designer Amelie Mancini gives you a foundation for understanding what makes great patterns work. Working by hand with grid paper, simple designs, and a Xerox machine, she breaks down how to create unexpected patterns you can use in countless ways.

Whether you're an artist, crafter, or DIY enthusiast, you'll discover new pattern possibilities and create a design that excites you.

166 of 168 students recommendSee All

it's a short class but it gave me a whole new lesson. before i watched this, i had no idea how to make patterns. now, i totally get how !
Great introduction with a simple but useful project. Lots of potential projects from this one.
Great starter class for non-artists. Well explained by unpretentious, encouraging artist.

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Amelie Mancini

Artist & Designer

Amelie Mancini is a French artist and textile designer based in Brooklyn, NY.

She creates playful and elegant patterns using linocuts and original drawings, then turns them into personal accessories and homewares, such as kitchen linens, pouches and bags.

Working from her print-cut-and-sew studio in Ridgewood, Queens, she uses hand made techniques and natural materials only. Her work has been featured on Remodelista, Makers Project, Design*Sponge, Real Simple, One Kings Lane, S...

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