Being Aware Of Life Inspires Life To Be Aware Of Us ~Omaste Witkowski

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Today’s layer is a hand drawn illustrated pattern and the first layer of removing some of the white space to reveal the design below.
In case you are wondering how I made this pattern so perfectly balanced and even, I will reveal my secret ๐Ÿ™‚ I draw one small image and then in Photoshop I will copy and flip the image first horizontally and then vertically. After I have flipped it twice I have a mirror image of my first drawing on the top and then I fip it again and have a mirror image of the bottom. Voila ๐Ÿ™‚ I how have a complete pattern to work with. The artistry and magic for me is to try and figure out how to design a complete pattern from one piece. What will it look like if I……
The process reminds me of creating snowflakes out of construction paper. You fold the paper first and then cut the sides and open it up. Over time you get a sense of what something will look like after you cut it. This work is very similar except for instead of cutting I am copying and pasting.
Tomorrow I will reveal the next layer as I start filling in white space with colored layers……

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