Designers from all over the road look to stock photos sites for inspiration and creation ideas,so it would come in handy to have at least a few illustrations of a pattern design or templates where they have an option to go from. Patterns have been used for centuries by many different cultures to express themselves and showcase there stylish tastes.There is many types of design software's out there that helps you create designs even if you don't consider yourself an talented artist,... continue reading
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I found a new calling as of late and it has been art, creating pattern designs to be exact and I would like to share some tips and techniques that I have discovered by making these designs.One thing I have noticed is that buyers and designers usually like having control of what to do with the design, so instead of making a whole chart pattern on one image I design to make one large design so they have more freedom on how they want to use the illustration.Second tip I would like to share is paying... continue reading
Plaid patterns are still trendy and I know who is buying them.Buy in Scotland, which is incomprehensible to me, because they do have their own traditional and genuine. So what do the Scottish tartan patterns originating from a generator? It's a great vogue in Japan, and even in Asia. Can someone explain why Japanese schoolchildren wearing a plaid school uniform? I just do not understand. Around here where I live, it is customary to use a checkered tablecloths and curtains in... continue reading
I just realized that I have in my yet small portfolio around 70 seamless patterns, more than 30% of total images online.I guess that makes me a patterner, as I keep seing patterns everywhere even when falling asleep (I know you all do to, photographers or illustrators, those images popping in our heads when we have no chance to get the real equipment to capture or draw it as we are half sleeping). With some luck, some are still there the next day, half forgotten or modified in our memories.... continue reading
In life, things can go up and down. Just like any market, sales in microstock comes and goes too. Over time, I think you can see patterns and trends here and there. Those that are here from the beginning will have a lot more insights. This article is to offer some bit of cheer if you are experiencing a bit of a slum or just feeling down.Portfolio Diversity and VolumeIn the long run, this will certainly helps in maintaining continuous sales. There are many people here who's portfolio I am simply... continue reading
Islamic artists and designers have used geometric motifs to decorate almost every surface, from walls, ceilings to floors, pots, textiles and book covers.As Islam spread from nation to nation, Islamic artists combined geometry with existing traditions, creating a new and distinctive Islamic art. This art expressed the logic and order inherent in the Islamic vision of the universe.The development of this new distinctive art, in part may have been due to the discouragement of images in Islam... continue reading
I'm often finding myself looking up at ceilings, developing a cricked neck! I think for the amount of attention to detail that goes into the construction of ceilings, and any surface for that matter, it is a shame we don't spend more time admiring them. Below is a collection of some that I've taken about the place that I thought is worth sharing.I found myself laying in the middle of the floor in the Salt Lake City Capitol building recently, positioning my camera to get the chandelier in the center... continue reading
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