Lovely Morning | Skillshare Projects



Lovely Morning

Hello! My name is Emily and it is very nice to meet you all and see your wonderful work. Here is my collection, Lovely Morning. This collection is a celebration of the new Spring. I love warm weather and always find it tough to get through the Winter. When Spring arrives, I feel I come alive with all of the flowers and birds!

Here is my initial sketch of my wreath. I sometimes start with a wreath because I love making them and they are a fun way to get a feel for all of the elements I will use in my pattern. I take a sketch like this onto the computer and start to draw the elements. At this point, I don't worry too much about where they are placed or what colors I'm choosing - I'm just trying to get the shapes down. It is important for me to sketch out ideas before going to the computor, but I keep the sketches pretty loose and usually end up adding more elements later. 

Here is my basic color scheme: 

I like to use bright colors, but I still tried to keep an earthy feel.

Here is my complete collection:

Here is the collection with names:

Here are detials of each. I enlarged the smaller prints to show detail:

Here are my mockups: 

I have really enjoyed your class, Bonnie! I think the most valuable information I've learned is that I need to increase the size of my collections and the variety of patterns within each collection. With the exception of a few, my collections tend to be smaller. After seeing yours in detail, I realize I can add a lot more value to my own by adding more patterns and varying the scale/detail level of each. 

Thank you for looking! It has been fun seeing everyone's collections :)


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