Gina Anne

Life

Be Patient with Yourself

The beginning of a journey is always exciting, as it was with my Surface Pattern Design journey.  Exciting new skills to learn, seeing my simple doodles come to life with different colours to explore, all leading to new discoveries with no horizon too big for my imagination. As time went on I began to explore other artist’s work. Artists who were well ahead of me on this journey.  I felt myself beginning to shrink back, doubts began to fly in. Do I have what it takes? I don’t even know my  ...

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Life

The Beginning of a Journey

Surface Pattern Design…. Hmm one of those things I had always loved and admired especially on fabric, but had actually never really defined. I wasn’t even aware that it had a name. I just refereed to it as the ‘Pattern’. Without realizing this was the key that opened up the door to a new world of discovery and surface pattern design. I started to wonder how the pattern was constructed, drawn, and then digitized. What software was used and was it possible for someone  ...

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