Posts Tagged ‘pattern’

scavenger hunt

15Apr13

Connecticut-based artist Amy Eisenfeld Genser layers, rolls, and cuts paper to make these beautiful paper collages over her painted surfaces. It is evident that patterns in nature influence Genser, considering for example the beehive layout of the paper elements and the organic qualities of the compositions. I love the flow of the paper and color schemes within […]


fashion friday

12Aug11

Lovin these fashion illustrations by Brazil-based Camilla do Rosario, particularly how she mixes delicacy with dominant patterns and colors. Color and negative space are balanced so that a focal point (the model) is clear. Her meticulous use of line is also attractive (surprise surprise.) The hair of each figure is impressive, but I keep going […]


Ella Amitay Sadovsky incorporates acrylic, oil, and upholstery fabric in these paintings, providing much to take in at once without confusing the viewer. The overlay of busy patterns on interior scenes, not to mention the inclusion of figurative action are focal points on their own that also work extremely well cohesively. Value shifts in the […]


Now, here are some of my favorite illustrations by Sandra Dieckmann. Her work encompasses a variety of application, from magazine covers and drawings to T-shirts and patterns. Design seems to be a central focus, along with an obvious tendency toward animals. images via her website.


Ray Morimura is an excellent inspiration for woodcut and lino-cut prints.  I love how the various designs created by tedious lines and selective colors work together to create a coherent image.  To give an idea of scale; the images generally fit on a 18″x24″ sheet of paper.   via.