surface design blog tour recap

| bonnie christine design

design surface patterns from scratch blog tourthe design surface patterns from scratch blog tour (whew!) ended a few weeks ago, and i wanted to give a special shout out to everyone who participated. each of you are so talented and i ended up learning A TON from your tips, tricks and tutorials! i loved getting a glimpse into how everyone worked and shared their stories and collections. it was all very inspiring!

below, i'm highlighting a few of the posts i think you might enjoy reading and learning from. you can also see the entire line up from the tour with everyone's posts here. have fun!

design surface patterns from scratch! (11)

learn how to turn watercolor artwork into repeating patterns with sofia's post. it's so beautiful!

design surface patterns from scratch! (3)

take a look into emily's process from inspiration and sketch to color and pattern!

design surface patterns from scratch! (4)

grab this free art download from the cloth parcel, and see their beautiful collection called facets!

design surface patterns from scratch!

learn (my new favorite) trick for using the rotate tool from designnest. no more math!

design surface patterns from scratch! (5)

learn how to make a repeating pattern in photoshop with this tutorial.

design surface patterns from scratch! (10)

giggle your way through this post on the perks of being a surface pattern designer!

design surface patterns from scratch! (9)

learn how to bind a book (perfect for a portfolio!) with heidi ahmed's tutorial.

design surface patterns from scratch! (8)

learn how to make patterned washi tape in adobe illustrator with andi's video tutorial from beets and okra!

design surface patterns from scratch! (7)

have fun naming your collections with honizukle's post!

design surface patterns from scratch! (6)

learn the popular afghan, blanket and comforter sizes with this darling infographic from carolyn clark.

Comments

  • Bonnie – thank you so much for hosting & organizing this Blog Tour! I know I’ve missed a few posts along the way (hello – washi tape?). Looking forward to going back through these to get my motivation back.

  • The whole blog tour was SO much fun!!! Thank you for organizing it–it was a really great way to get to know other designers and build a little community!

  • The blog tour was so much fun and your class was awesome! I am hoping there will be more classes in the future!

  • I purchased the course last week after going through all the awesome blog hop posts. I can’t wait to get into Illustrator and make some patterns out of my art!

  • It was a really fun tour, I’m glad I was able to be part of it. Thank you for sharing :)

  • I can’t say enough great things about this course and this blog hop. I’ve been on a high ever since I took the course! :) Thanks so much!

  • It was an honor to be part of the tour. Thank you so much for your class and for all you do, Bonnie :)

  • Love these tips & tricks! So much work put in, and all these yummy images. Thank you everyone!

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