Creativity in the Offices of Brilliant Blue Designs
A couple of random personal project updates– I have decided somewhere along the line to learn hand lettering and calligraphy in my free time (laughs quietly to myself about the concept of free time.) I have been posting some of my progress in my instagram account and you can follow along if you would like here:my instagram
Apparently, this summer got my creative juices flowing in general- and I got back to some projects that I wanted to do years ago. I like doing small illustrations in traditional media. When I say small, I mean in the 8×10 size or even smaller. When I went back to school for graphic and web design (or graphics technology as my school was so wise to call it), I got intensely fascinated with repeating patterns and textile design. Even though it was not a part of my coursework, I had made a vow to myself that it was something I would do…someday. As a part of that vow, I have started painting again- using watercolors, gouache, and marker pens, and then using the skills I have with Adobe Creative Suite to refine my little creations. I have no illusions that I am the next Monet or Van Gogh, but my illustrations make me smile, and they are very much me, and that is something that is very, very satisfying.
I am not yet ready to design textiles from my painting- but I have some things brewing in my brain that may lead to these sort of designs (kids’ designs first most likely, then something girly, go figure), but I have done a few small things that I have slotted into a s6 and redbubble shop because I figured it was time. Links follow.
Shop on Redbubble— note on their t shirt previews: the colors on their t shirt previews look “muddy” and always have. I have a t shirt printed by them and it looks a lot more like the general preview image than the t shirt preview image. I cannot guarantee this will always be the result but I did want to share this. They have had an rgb/cmyk color issue for years now and have still not resolved it and this is what is reflected in this image issue. Brilliant Blue Design RedBubble Shop
BrilliantBlueDesignshttps://brilliantbluedesigns.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/brilliant-blue-designs-logo-300x109.pngBrilliantBlueDesigns2015-07-21 12:35:262017-04-12 18:06:56Updates and I have opened a small shop on s6 and Redbubble
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