My first attempt at creating a repeating pattern. I used an image of pressed flora, specimens I collected on a hike at Mt. Tamalpais some time ago. I used the Blob Brush and Smooth Tool in Adobe Illustrator to create the various shapes, and then the Live Paint Bucket tool to color in the shapes. Colors were sampled from the reference image itself.
Reference image of pressed flowers, found on a hike at Mount Tamalpais.
Finished digital pattern. Can't wait to see this on fabric!