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Inspiration Exploration

Inspiration Exploration // 7

Inspriration is everywhere! I recently saw this photo of the incredibly stylish Solange Knowles in Lucky magazine and was inspired to make a geometric print. Here’s my process: 1. Looking at the fun color palatte, geometric pattern and splash of gold in this Lucky editorial I started sketching several geometric patterns and painted them in […]

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For this Inspiration Exploration I was inspired by this image of the Dance Theater of Harlem in the latest issue of Essence Magazine. The cool blues and greens aligned in formation really caught my eye. I decided to design a textile design that was reminiscent of the dancers – having colors in motion and applying […]

Inspiration Exploration // 5

On trip this spring back home to Connecticut to visit my parents, I was inspired by the east coast vegetation and natural surroundings. I explored the plant life and lush greenery in their neighborhood. I love the textures and natural patterns and compositions. The hazy light made the green and dark brown colors pop more […]

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This Inspiration Exploration was inspired by a new book I just got called Pantone the 20th Century in Color. It breaks down colors of the 1900’s to the 1990’s that were inspired by current events, social changes, trends and technological advancement. Each spread is a history book told in color stories filled with moodboards and […]

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This Inspiration Exploration was inspired by an amazing┬áSibilia necklace and RJ Graziano cuff I saw in the latest issue of People Style Watch. The minty-teal is super hot right now. It is in fashion, housewares and as you see here – jewelry. I wanted to capture the amazing texture and patina of the pieces. Can’t […]

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Inspiration Exploration // 2

I knew I could do a pattern study on this gorgeous umbrella photo (found in the latest Martha Steward Weddings magazine).

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Inspiration Exploration // 1

You have to check out Sibella Court’s book “Nomad“. It is feast for the eyes. It is by far one of my faves. I could do a post alone on it (and will in the future). I opened the book and was inspired as usual, but this time I wanted to do a pattern exploration […]