Category Archives: pattern

Pattern Design Course Progress

One of the morning exercises was to analyse different patterns and to find examples of different types of patterns to put in our Pattern Dictionaries. Elisha is working out how this pattern was made. Elisha working with a new stamp she carved. See below the resulting pattern. Charlotte’s new carved stamp produces a number of […]


Pattern Design For Artists

The students have spent the past couple of weeks learning how to make repeating patterns, developing their own designs then using them to create different patterns. Connie cuts a quick, inexpensive corrugated cardboard stamp to trial a design. Elisha created a design based on a building then translated it into foam stamps, one the mirror […]


Maria Shell – SDA Conference Exhibition, San Antonio

Another stunning exhibition at the SDA conference was a collection of Maria Shell’s quilts, at Gallery Nord. “Color Grids” Every quilt was made using the same quilt block. But Maria played with ‘line, shape, print, and color’ to produce a collection of technically exquisite and very different quilts. The quilts were installed in a 3-sided booth, […]