Blog by Artist David Esslemont about design, illustration, printmaking, bookbinding, and publishing – for everyone interested in books and creativity.
Monday, March 8, 2010
Flax and zebra tomato flowers
A bed of flowers
This random display of "flax flowers" leads me to think about fabric designs. Changing the hue/saturation of the master pattern is easy to do in Photoshop. What hasn't been done is the alignment of the edge details, so tiling these patterns would yield a rectangular grid rather than an overall blanket effect. Let me see if I can do that, meanwhile here are some other colourways:
The Zebra tomato flax flower
Starting with the traditional blue flax flower this strange hybrid evolved. The individual flower resembles a Zebra heirloom tomato.
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