Examples of current work:
Working through the exercises, and these are the rules I've uncovered for myself:
-Sweet & uplifting-Vintage/Historical designs-Tells a story-Childlike/Magical-Bold colorful shapes, but limited palette-Pops of detailed patterns
Now I'm going to do some experimental illustrations to play with my rules and see what comes from it.
Using an existing sketch of a scarecrow, working on incorporating more vintage cut paper into my design.
I'm diving more into this idea that I want my drawn art to reflect the handmade, traditional artisan crafts and textiles.