peppers and pyrex……..


So this week I embarked on my first assignment with Lilla Roger’s MATS (Make Art That Sells) course! Here are some glimpses of my progress as I set out to design fabric for kitchen accessories inspired by vintage Pyrex and peppers…….

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I started with rows of watercolor peppers…..

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I scanned them and gave them a pink background to make this colorful swatch…..

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Then I made some watercolor Pyrex plates featuring little tiny jalapeno peppers (can you see them?) surrounding a yellow center…..

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Which became this cheerful pattern……

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This is my favorite as it reminds me of the color saturated Souleiado prints of Pierre Deux……Whatever happened to this lovely company?

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Continuing in the vintage spirit I dug up some older illustrations I did of some beautiful heirloom plates which I may play around with next…I think they would make a charming fabric!

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Enrolling in classes such as MATS is so stimulating to the creative process…In one week my perspective has already shifted!

I will submit my final piece on Sunday….Hope you will check it out!

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