Month: October 2018

Day 29 / 365 Days of Design

Ooooh, I really love today’s design. My theme sprint is Animals in Prints. I did the same style as yesterday because I liked it so much. Today I did hares. I must have done 10 different colorways – each one so interesting and bringing something different to the […]

Day 28 / 365 Days of Design

Today’s design just makes me happy, and informs my next Theme Sprint: Animals in Print, not to be confused with animal print (such as zebra stripes). I wanted to capture a handmade, stamped feel with this, as if it was created by someone stamping the pattern out for […]

Day 27 / 365 Days of Designs

I’m back to doing patterns. I haven’t landed on what I want my next Theme Sprint to be. Kids patterns, hand drawn patterns, minimalist patterns, botanical, stencil style, interlocking elements (this idea intrigues me), watercolor style, patterns with animals. Today’s is a placeholder, but I do love it […]

Day 26 / 365 Days of Design

Herstory Portrait: Wangari Maathai (1940 – 2011) was a Kenyan environmental activist. She founded the Green Belt Movement in the 1970s seeking to promote environmental conservation in Kenya and Africa. She became the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for “her contribution to […]

Day 25 / 365 Days of Design

Today I give you LaDonna Harris, an outspoken advocate on issues of concern to Native Americans, women, children, and t  he mentally ill. In 1970 she founded Americans for Indian Opportunity (AIO) Source: http://biography.yourdictionary.com/ladonna-harris   Get it on Redbubble! I’ve been enjoying doing these portraits, but I’m missing the patterns. […]

Day 24 / 365 Days of Design

Day 24 / 365 Days of Design Mary Edwards Walker Mary Edwards Walker was a true badass. Just researching for this portrait made me want to learn so much more about her. She was the first female surgeon in the U.S. Army, she continually crossed the Confederate lines […]

Day 23 / 365 Days of Design

And to top it off, WordPress ate my post. Now you get an even shorter one. Today I give you Ida B. Wells.  Ida B. Wells was an African-American investigative journalist, educator, and an early leader in the Civil Rights Movement. She was one of the founders of the […]