Archive for August, 2008

Ring of Reds Geometric Pattern in Detail

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Coming back from vacation it has been hard to find time to make designs, but last night I was expecting to play table tennis, only to discover that they were sanding the floors. So having a free evening, I made this new design. It’s another attempt to deal with a fundamental quality of [...]


Saturday, August 9th, 2008

I’ll be camping in New Hampshire and Maine for two weeks. Hope to gather source material for lots of patterns.

Orange and Periwinkle

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Here I’ve arranged it into a nine-sided pattern with six, four and five-sided motifs. I like the way the stick and its shadow provide a strong border, and the nine sides give a definite this-side-up quality to it. While the pattern has distinct concentric zones, the orange shadow helps tie them all together. [...]