Pen, Paper, Scissors: Creating Patterns the Analog Way

Charnelle Barlow, Illustrator and Surface Pattern Designer

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8 Lessons (13m)
    • 1. 01 INTRODUCTION

      0:38
    • 2. 02 SUPPLIES

      0:33
    • 3. 03 THEME AND INSPIRATION

      1:19
    • 4. 04 DRAWING YOUR SQUARE

      2:28
    • 5. 05 OPTIONS TO SAVE YOUR WORK

      1:34
    • 6. 06 CUT AND ARRANGE

      2:54
    • 7. 07 FILL MIDDLE

      1:18
    • 8. 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.