Hi there, and welcome to the Passion-4-Pattern BlogHop!!  You’ve probably just visited Leslie Doughty’s fabulous blog, now onto mine!!! After you finish reading mine, please hop on over to the blog of Loni Harris!!! And if you are just popping in, why don’t you start at the very beginning, and visit Claire Smillie’s blog? Then you can marvel at each and everyone’s wonderful work that is participating today!

I’m a surface pattern designer, and I’d like to show you a bit of my work. I absolutely LOVE color, and I’m not shy to use it 😉

Folky-FloraThis pattern is hot off the presses, I just finished it a few days ago. Why don’t you leave a comment below and help me think of a name for this one?

The designs are based on traditional Ukrainian Pysanky motifs. I am passionate for patterns of all kinds, and I used to make these decorative little treasures a few years ago. These are some examples of the goose eggs that I’ve made, below. I loved making these, other than the fact that fingers and hands were stained constantly!!

I love to draw, I love to doodle! Although all of my work is done on the computer using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, or Corel Painter, I get my freshest ideas when I sit at my desk with a marker and my sketchbook. Ideas flow, and fresh patterns are born!! Here are a few pages from my favorite sketchbook.


sketchbook-1Thanks again for “popping” in!! Looking forward to all of your comments. Peace!

Please check out the blog of Loni Harris next!

If you would like to read my other blog post about how I make pysanky, please click here.

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