Pen, Paper, Scissors: Creating Patterns the Analog Way

Charnelle Barlow, Illustrator and Surface Pattern Designer

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8 Videos (13m)
    • 01 INTRODUCTION

      0:38
    • 02 SUPPLIES

      0:33
    • 03 THEME AND INSPIRATION

      1:19
    • 04 DRAWING YOUR SQUARE

      2:28
    • 05 OPTIONS TO SAVE YOUR WORK

      1:34
    • 06 CUT AND ARRANGE

      2:54
    • 07 FILL MIDDLE

      1:18
    • 08 FINAL AND HOW TO REPRODUCE

      2:14

About This Class

Have you ever wondered how to create a repeat pattern without having to use all the snazzy digital tools like Photoshop and Illustrator? Well, in this class you will learn how to do just that using nothing more than paper, pen, and a cutting utensil. No prior knowledge is necessary. All you need is a love a drawing and a brave spirit!

Nervous about cutting up your artwork? Don’t fret...I’ll show you three (low tech) options to save your work as you go.

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Charnelle Barlow

Illustrator and Surface Pattern Designer

My name is Charnelle Pinkney Barlow and I am the lovely face behind Call Me Chartreuse. Originally from Poughkeepsie, Ny, I am an illustrator and surface designer that loves drawing as much as I love tea...and that's a whole lot of love!

The surface designs I create are made to delight your inner child. These hand drawn whimsical patterns and illustrations are inspired by everyday objects, animals, and food.

I leave it to my artwork to tell my stories and make others smile. Wh...

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