How to Draw Amazing Patterns

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How to Draw Amazing Patterns
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Begin with grid paper.

Begin with grid paper.

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Draw a simple tessellation. A series of repeated shapes that fit together perfectly with out overlapping or leaving empty spaces in between.

Draw a simple tessellation. A series of repeated shapes that fit together perfectly with out overlapping or leaving empty spaces in between.

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I changed one edge of each shape.

I changed one edge of each shape.

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Add other shapes within the design to add complexity.

Add other shapes within the design to add complexity.

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Outline with sharpie pen.

Outline with sharpie pen.

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Erase those pesky pencil marks.

Erase those pesky pencil marks.

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Ooooo, nice. Time for color.

Ooooo, nice. Time for color.

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Use color wisely to emphasize pattern.

Use color wisely to emphasize pattern.

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Contrasting colors make for a BOLD look.

Contrasting colors make for a BOLD look.

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Ta Da!

Ta Da!

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Now let's get more complex. Rather than copy this pattern, observe the process and create your own.

Now let's get more complex. Rather than copy this pattern, observe the process and create your own.

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Crossing lines to make triangles and squares.

Crossing lines to make triangles and squares.

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Add smaller details within.

Add smaller details within.

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More shapes and details.

More shapes and details.

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Place your colors strategically!

Place your colors strategically!

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Hmmmm? I'm not %100 pleased with this.

Hmmmm? I'm not %100 pleased with this.

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Good thing I made a copy of the original!

Good thing I made a copy of the original!

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This is more my style.

This is more my style.

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