After #PatternJanuary, Anika continued on with 8 more weekly themes, and somehow I stuck to those as well.
Week One was Bouquet, which in reflection, was my absolute favorite finished pattern from the group. I took a lot of progress shots, so I’m devoting a whole post just to this pattern.
To say I loved the outcome of this pattern is an understatement. One of those situations where I question “that came out of me?!”
It was inspired by my contributions to the #tinyposie hashtag (looks like I need to do an update post with my whole collection so far).
I referenced my #tinyposie pictures for the flowers
and my hands for the rest
drew everything in pencil (I’ve probably said this here before) but there’s always this part of me that thinks pencil is not for “finished” pieces. I’m definitely getting over that and loving the quality more and more. It has to be the right pencil and the right surface.
and then used watercolor to paint
I pieced it all together in photoshop (top picture in this post) and then here is a variation which shows what it might look like in a more repeating style, and I added more color, digitally, to the background.