Tag: patterns

Summer Nights design process & inspiration

As part of my collaboration with Digital Fabrics, I was invited to write a blog post about my design process and the inspiration behind the designs featured in the ‘Summer Nights’ collection. Make yourself a cup of tea and head on over to the Digital Fabrics blog to read all

Bird of Paradiso Design Story

Bird of Paradiso is one of my designs in the ‘Summer Nights’ collection now available on a variety of fabrics through Digital Fabrics. This is the story behind the Bird of Paradiso design process. This design was created at the start of COVID lockdown here in Brisbane, when my daughter

new fabric designs

Exciting news – I now have eight fun new fabric designs available in my Spoonflower shop! They are all bright, vibrant, and with a tropical vibe. I was really inspired by some of the art I created during my Tropical Art Challenge. I have samples of each of the fabrics

Design Inspiration – Palms

Bokeh-licious

I had a lot of fun creating these images – they have colour, texture and movement making them so nice to look at! Light and water creating magic…. the images are of the rising sun on the ocean 🙂 Which one is your favourite?

Surface Pattern Design

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you may have noticed the odd drawing or pattern pop up on my feed, a bit different from my beach photos!  Welcome to the world of surface pattern design- something I’ve been interested in for awhile and am now happily trying to

macro close up pink shell

shells at sunrise

When I’m at the beach early in the morning, I often have the same photography routine – get there before sunrise, set up the tripod and do some experimental long shutter speed shots, then get some nice landscape photos as the sun rises, then put the camera in the waterproof

wave foam light abstract

the interaction of water and light offers infinite possibilities…

Croatia

As well as visiting Greece, I also spent time in Croatia which abounded in natural beauty. The second and third images are of the famous Blue Hole near the island of Vis – you almost need to wear sunnies as the water glows so brightly with the most incredible fluorescent

Greece

In October last year I was lucky enough to travel to Greece and experience the famous clear waters of the Aegean Sea first hand. I was not disappointed! A palette of blue, green and white withs hints of gold filled my vision both above and below the water.