Friday, January 30, 2015

Abstract Fabric designing using Pencils

I have recently been inspired to create a range of fabric designs around abstract shapes using coloured pencils. The shapes have been heavily influenced by triangles and I have mixed some abstracted real images like hands or flowers or road signs with clean lines.

The pencils I have used have been Faber Castel Polychromos and I am very pleased with the colour rendition after scanning and loading for fabric.

 The designs have maintained the shaded aspects and depth I was hoping to achieve.

I have used the excellent fabric printers at Spoonflower and these swatches are all on their basic combed cotton.

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