One of the elements that are really important to get right when creating pattern designs is colour. It can make or break a design and be the reason some buys or doesn’t buy your design. So, how do you use colour within your designs successfully?
Have you created a pattern design and it’s not working and you can’t figure out why? There are a few common mistakes that people make when creating surface pattern designs.
Today I wanted to come in and talk to you about the benefits of creating colourways of your designs. A colourway is a design that is created in an alternate colour palette to the original design. So essentially you’re going to keep the design elements the same and it’s just going to be the colours that change within the design.
One of the elements that you really need to think about and consider carefully when you’re creating your designs is colour. Having an understanding of colour theory is really important to know when you’re creating your pattern designs.
For any designer, developing a good eye for colour is an important skill in order for you to create successful designs. Some people have a natural flair for using colour and others find it more challenging. If you’re new to designing you may find it a difficult task to begin with, but thankfully there are resources that can help you. Here are 3 colour palette resources you can use for your surface pattern designs.
Colour is one of the most important elements in a design. Learning to work with and have a good eye for colour is imperative in your role as a surface pattern designer, as it can make or break a design. Your choice of colour will determine the mood and feel of your design.
To get a better understanding of how colours work together, let’s have a look at how to create the 6 most common colour schemes for your surface pattern designs.