Butterflies (example project)

Butterflies (example project) - student project

Greeting card

Butterflies (example project) - image 1 - student project

Front of greeting card designed using the butterfly motif.

Motif Development and Colour Options

Butterflies (example project) - image 2 - student project

Main sections created with vector plotting, digital pencil plus and a few geometric shapes. Veins created with digital brush (pressure sensitive). Wing swirls and eyes image traced from sketch. Textures image traced from relief prints and photos of everyday objects (slice of lemon, gym shoe and woolly rug).

Original sketch

Butterflies (example project) - image 3 - student project

Pencil plus brush pen details. Only one of each wing sketched because they can be duplicated and reflected in the software.

Sue Gibbins
Designer at Rocket & Indigo
Teacher