Woodland Prints

One of my favorite features in Corel Painter is the ability to capture a pattern and use it either with the brush tools or as a fill.  When I needed a coordinate print for the Felted Plaids collection, I turned to an old leaf print I had done a long time ago and never used. …

Bringing the Thistle in

Once I had the plaids finished, I began laying the thistle on top of the felted textures.  I wasn’t happy with the look of the detailed flowers against the plaid, so I started using my filters in Corel Painter to bring a new dimension to the flowers.  After a few tries, I wound up with the…

Felted Plaids Collection

This past summer, one of the inspiration sources for the Summer of Creativity at the Textile Design Lab was Scotland, so I started designing with the first thing that came to mind:  Thistle.  Since I love working in watercolor (and because I had just received some new Daniel Smith Watercolors) I started with a simple…

Canyon Collection

This line of home decor prints is now available on Zazzle.com.  I love the colors because there are varied shades of caramel, soft teal, and peach – yet together they are still neutral enough for any space.  I kept the lines soft and flowing, but added some more geometric patterns as well, making the whole…

Sun Washed Beach Rose Print

This is the first print from my Beach Rose Collection – check out the project page for links. It is available along with a coordinating stripe pattern on Society6.