Thursday, 10 May 2012

Playing with Motifs

Here I scanned and edited some line drawings I doodled while on the Train on day. These are the results:

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Building colour

More focus on colour here.

 Here is how I Built up the colour on a design I created, begining with White:

Add an accent colour

Add a second colour

And so on...
(Background opacity was adjusted for the final stages)

Until a complete colour palette is created:

Variations of the Design:

Working with colour

This has to be the most FUN topic for me. I have never been fantastic where colour is concerned. I usually pick whatever colours I like before I design.

This week I was introduced to selecting colour from photographs, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Here is a selection of what I have created this week.

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To create these colour palettes I used Kular.

These designs were created using the colour palettes above.