How to Draw and Repeat Paisley Pattern – No Photoshop Needed

Image

 

Paisley Pattern Hand Drawn and Repeated in 1990

If you do not have Adobe yet, you can still create repeated patterns.  It is quite time consuming; yet, I do not believe that the time required to explore this option is time wasted.  Technology is wonderful for making things easier and faster for us to execute.  Remember–Fast is not usually the best approach.  Also remember–

“Slow down.  You cannot smell the roses when you are zipping by at 80 mph.” – Jacki Kellum

The steps for designing and repeating a paisley  pattern are as follows:

Draw one paisley pattern.  

On graph paper, mark where you want the repeated patterns to fall

Using a light box, place the one paisley pattern template beneath the graph pattern and using the graph trace it over and over and over.  

If you do not have a light box, you can tape your graph paper to a window that is lit by daylight.  

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s