Most Recent Designs
November 29 2023
An eclectic mix of nine new patterns. Aside from the two patterns at the top, I've been focusing more on smaller, simpler designs that aren't as time-consuming to make.
This is inspired by childhood visits to Apple Hill, a collection of family farms in Camino, California that open their doors every autumn for tourists and lovers of apple pie. This took me about a month to draw.
"Spolia" are remnants of ancient stones reincorporated into more modern walls, a kind of recycling of Roman bas-reliefs. I made my own version, which involved drawing the whole thing sideways to keep all the lines going the same direction.
This is based on a poem by Algernon Charles Swinburne called Hymn to Proserpine.
Monarch butterflies and poppies
A tessellation of suns
A blue and red tessellation with medallions. This fits together like puzzle pieces, almost
Simple symmetrical flowers
This is kind of a foulard meets suzani in an ancient Egyptian layout