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Checkered patterns and backgrounds

 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

Vintage patterns for Halloween

Vintage patterns for Halloween. The evil pumpkin on the old parchment. Cute right? Scary? Bottom curl  continue reading

Fastest illustrator tool to create seamless patterns

Here I want to show you a new script for Adobe Illustrator which automatically creates seamless patterns from any sample of your art - Magic Pattern LightVideo on YouTubeMagic Pattern Light script quickly and easily makes patterns on the Artboard by one click. For example few seconds for this one:  continue reading

Seamless patterns - collection request

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

Surviving Ups and Downs of Microstock

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

Magic geometry; geometric patterns in Islamic art

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

Organic Circular Patterns

Couple of new uploads to the portfolio, been playing around with these 'organic' circle patterns. The black and white one has a good figure-ground relationship (the balance between the black and white), I like it: continue reading

New Patterns

Here are my newest uploads, I hope y'all like them: continue reading

Ceilings, surfaces, textures and patterns (a small collection)

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

How to create a good glass engraving pattern

Hello,I am always searching for good glass engraving patterns. But what is necessary, to make a good glass engraving pattern? It does not really help the engraver if he or she has a photography of an engraved glass object. Great are patterns which have a white background and black outlines. I was searching for glass engraving patterns and I have found a lot of photographies, but only some few useful really patterns. The lines need to be exactly and should have the same thickness. I am little lazy... continue reading

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