Colorful vegetal pattern Mattise-esque

colorful Leafy pattern

Leafy pattern, initially hand-drawn shapes, edited digitally

Pattern_Yellow_Leaf

I started with simple shapes, drawn on paper and filled with ink ( I use black food coloring at the moment as it is relatively cheap and does the job in this instance!). I was inspired by the Japanese patterns appearing on traditional kimonos,Here’s one of the original drawings:

black and white leafy pattern

Black and White leafy pattern

Once I’ve edited my files in Photoshop, they became very Matisse-like!

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