I’ve been working on a new theme design and I’m trying to go for vintage and elegant. In the process of researching I have become really taken with vintage engraving images. There is something about the ornateness of them that’s … Read more →
I’ve been working on a new blog design and it’s not coming together as well as my Akai theme did. I felt like it needed ‘something’ but I couldn’t define what that ‘something’ was. For reasons unknown I had an … Read more →
I stumbled across a collection of vintage feedsack clipart that I’d downloaded from Pugly Pixel (which I wanted to link to but couldn’t find it on her site) and I seem to have been pondering small print fabrics ever since. … Read more →
All photos by Andrew @cubagallery. This man’s work takes . my . breath . away.
The one thing that has pretty much eluded me with designing is how to create a complex repeating pattern. Not that this attempt is complex but I wanted a brick pattern a per my scribbles. I found a great tutorial … Read more →
I took this image from a fabric for sale at Retro Age Vintage Fabrics and saved it to my iPad. One of my favourite tools on the iPad is Adobe Ideas – it’s incredibly fun to draw with (whilst standing … Read more →
Happy New Year friends… I know it’s the 3rd today and I’m a bit late but I’m really not a fan of January 1st. I’m not sure why that is but I’m always happier when the 2nd rolls around. I’m … Read more →