Week 2 – Lilla Rogers MATS Class – Home Decor
On 20, Oct 2013 | No Comments | In animals, colour, illustration, lilla rogers, MATS, my work, textiles | By Tina
Hi everyone. I’ve just finished Week 2 of Lilla Rogers MATS class. This week was Home Decor and the subject matter was Bromeliads. OK I’m going to be honest. I had never heard this word before. That wasn’t the problem – it was the sound of the word. Bromeliads. It made me go ‘yuck’! Strange reaction. I love words, some are just fantastic. Cinnamon, licorice – I love these words – they sound musical to me. But everytime I heard the word Bromeliad, it made my skin crawl!
Another thing that made me procrastinate this week was the subject. You will think I’m even more strange. I love flowers, love growing them, smelling them, love their names 😉 but I don’t really draw them.
I think I get frustrated with myself. I get overwhelmed with all the beautiful watercolours. People have been drawing flowers for centuries. I think of all the botanical notebooks and the fine drawings. I prefer to draw them from my head as little doodles. I don’t enjoy drawing them from life. Read more…
Dreaming on a Star’s New Logo!
On 04, May 2013 | 6 Comments | In colour, design, inspiration, my work, pantone | By Tina
Hi everyone. I thought it was time to update Dreaming on a Star‘s logo. I wanted to inject some life into my old logo and my inspiration was ice cream! I imagined a palette of raspberry, banana and mint ice cream!
Fall Pantone Colour Report 2013
On 07, Feb 2013 | No Comments | In colour, inspiration, pantone, trends | By Tina
Hi everyone. The Fall Pantone Colour Report for 2013 has been released and I am excited by these beautiful colours.
I quickly combined some of the colours to test them. Of course there are loads of combinations and I’m excited to be working with these. What’s your favourite colour? ♡