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Introduction to Surface Design: Creating and Mixing Patterns

Oh, patterns! Beautiful, inscrutable, mesmerizing patterns, I love them so, and as a quick jaunt around the internet will prove, I am not alone in this love. Great pattern design is at once logical and whimsical, repetitive but surprising, intricate and simple. When a beautiful pattern is applied to the right surface it has the power to delight and amaze. Equally so, an unresolved pattern, or poor application, has th...

Topics: Design
Cost: $8 - $20 Per Month

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Oh, patterns! Beautiful, inscrutable, mesmerizing patterns, I love them so, and as a quick jaunt around the internet will prove, I am not alone in this love. Great pattern design is at once logical and whimsical, repetitive but surprising, intricate and simple. When a beautiful pattern is applied to the right surface it has the power to delight and amaze. Equally so, an unresolved pattern, or poor application, has the power to drive our visual senses to madness. And that’s all before trying to make a pattern work well with another pattern–Amirite?! What You'll Learn Pattern essentials. The fundamentals of pattern recognition, design and application. Personal style/brand. We’ll focus on creating our own thematic collections of 3 patterns that will mix, match and apply beautifully on a number of surfaces. Expression. Pattern collections are very personal style statements and fabulous opportunities for self-expression. What You'll Do Design and work with multiple patterns that will be intoxicating, and potentially bring unique visual interest to a project. You'll create pattern designs that hits all the major principles and elements of design with contrast, balance, scale and color being among the chief operating officers. Who This Class is For This is a fantastic course for beginning and established designers looking to develop their skills with color, texture and personal style. Artists/designers/makers/crafters will all find useful and practical suggestions for creating and mixing effective yet alluring patterns. So yeah, let’s get this pattern party started! All hands in? To complete the projects, you will need access to Adobe Illustrator or Inkscape (free).

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  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Size: One-on-One
  • Instructor: Jenna Frye
  • Cost: $8 - $20 Per Month
  • Institution: Skillshare
  • Topics: Design

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