Print & Pattern Nature book | Pitter Pattern

I’ve got you a Christmas present… I managed to get my hands on an early review copy, kindly supplied by the publisher, of the new Print & Pattern book: Nature, and I’m gonna give you a little preview to get you salivating!

The book is coming out in January 2017 out now. This is the latest book in the series, based on the super popular Print & Pattern blog run by Marie Perkins (aka Bowie Style).

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Pattern and colour in nature - Felix Salazar | Pitter Pattern

I found this amazing collection of photographs, Macro Reef Dwellers: A Retrospective, by Felix Salazar and had to share them with you. Colour and patterns in nature, you might agree, are a great source of inspiration.

I’ve also created a colour palette for each photograph which you are very welcome to use in your own designs if you like them.

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10 best skillshare classes for budding pattern designers | Pitter Pattern

Ok, so I have a confession to make… I’m addicted… To Skillshare classes!

I’ve been a member of Skillshare for a couple of years now and my compulsion for finding and joining their fabulous classes hasn’t dwindled, if anything it’s increased. Any minute I have free I’ll be glued to my iPad learning new tricks. This can be while I’m having breakfast/lunch, while relaxing on the sofa (tv doesn’t do it for me anymore) or, let’s be open, on the loo, as I don’t like the feeling that my life is flushing away down the toilet ;-).

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