Amanda Hepburn

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Illustrator: Surface pattern design

My inspiration was my recent photography walk taking pictures of flowers and wildlife (insects!). Some of these pictures can be seen in my Flickr album 'Natural Britain':

Here are some of my initial sketches and colouring-ins:


Here are the motifs I put together:


And the resulting pattern, which I call 'Hedgerows':


I played with colours for ages and wasn't that enamoured with many of them, but here are a few variants:


I didn't keep the images I randomly found for my colour-palette stage. 

Learnt a lot in this class – thank you very much. I will be especially mindful of colour palettes next time, as I wasn't happy with mine. I should have kept at it until I was.


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