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Video series: How to create floral vector repeat pattern with roses from reference photo and make many versions of it in Adobe Illustrator
In this video series, I wanted to show my process of making vector repeat pattern and how to use one pattern to create many versions of it including repeating borders really fast. Hope you enjoy it! 🙂read more
Up to this point, I created more than 5000 vector repeat patterns and worked on more than 58 freelance surface pattern design projects. In this video, I talk about the steps involved in any textile design or surface pattern design freelance project, how to work with a freelance textile designer based on my own research and experience, and 9 steps of a freelance project.read more
Hi. I am Oksancia – a vector artist and surface pattern designer. In this live stream, I go through all the steps of creating a pineapple vector repeat pattern design in Adobe Illustrator CC.
What I do – the process:
– Create a reference photo of a pineapple.
– Make the drawings in a few versions of the main elements.
– Put together a repeat composition.
– Trim the composition to create a seamless pattern tile.
– Test the repeat pattern to find potential problems with composition and design.
I am very happy to announce that the first book illustrated by me was published in the USA! Yay! 🙂 It is called Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. The author of the poem is Melissa Everitt. The publisher is Flowerpot Press. I made all the artwork. So excited!!!read more
Video: How To Draw Vector Tropical Leaves and Flowers Directly In Adobe Illustrator + Giveaway Winner
In this video, I announce a giveaway winner and show you how I draw vector tropical leaves and flowers directly in Adobe Illustrator CC with no sketch and how I create vector repeat patterns with them.read more
I created my first pattern ever in 2010 and it has changed my life forever. Before this happened, I was creating vector illustrations approximately once per week for my microstock online galleries, where they could be licensed. One day in 2010 I told my husband Alex that I really liked repeat pattern designs and wanted to make them in vector, but the technical process of creating them was very time-consuming and long. So Alex told me “Let’s figure it out together!” and we did!read more
I’ve been receiving many questions on how to get started and wanted to share my experience and what helped me to start and to grow my creative business.read more
Video series: how to design fabric repeat pattern collection from start to finish featuring succulents. Textile design tutorials.
Hi, my amazing, creative friends! Due to a recent website redesign, I am publishing blog posts to go with my videos on my YouTube channel, where I post new videos weekly. Today I want to share a series of my video tutorials where I create...read more
If you are a textile designer, graphic designer, digital illustrator, vector or raster artist, and researching which graphic pen tablet to purchase for your creative business, This video is for you. Is Wacom Cintiq better than Wacom Intuos Graphic Pen Tablet. My personal experience using Wacom tablets. Health issues I had after using Wacom Cintiq tablet.read more
In this video and blog post, I go through main differences between vector and raster artwork formats for product manufacturing. If you ever wondered what is vector graphic format, then this video and blog post is for you. Here I talk about vector vs raster artwork formats for designing and manufacturing physical products.read more
In this live stream webinar, I discuss my experience selling my vector repeat pattern designs on various websites and review my favorite ones that worked the best for me.I’d love to discuss this topic with other pattern designers and to discover new interesting websites that have been working well for you.read more
In this video tutorial, I talk about my process of creating vector repeat pattern design with roses elements for my vector repeat pattern designs and textile design projects. We will use vector elements, illustrations, of beautiful roses we created in my previous video lesson.read more
LIVE Tutorial Series: How to Draw Roses in Adobe Illustrator CC. Vector Repeat Pattern Design for Textile.
Here is my live tutorial: How to Draw Roses in Adobe Illustrator CC. Vector Repeat Pattern Design for Textile. In this video lesson, I talk about my process of drawing vector roses elements for my vector repeat pattern designs and textile...read more
How to Grow Your Repeat Pattern Gallery Super Fast? Here is My Free Illustrated Checklist ebook full of ideas.
I often get asked how I managed to create close to 6000 vector repeat pattern designs in a matter of a few years. I gave it some serious thought and got a realization that I developed an important system and ideas how I multiply my vector repeat patterns for sale on microstock agencies and print-on-demand websites like Spoonflower. So I decided to share my system with you by creating a free ebook of ideas:read more
Client: Hessa Bags https://www.hessabags.com Handbag Manufacturer We designed a vector repeat pattern design with flying paper airplanes and words “salam” (“peace”) to signify spreading peace around the world. The pattern has been later printed on backpacks. Photo...read more
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