Tessellation Topic: Covid 19

Kinda difficult not to be affected by the main topic on the world stage this year. I have watched the news, read the news, lived the news like everyone else. It would be nice to forget everything, but we need to get through this, for some unknown reason. As such, below, are my Covid (un)-inspired sketches and completed tessellations, all together now. Isn’t that a Beatles’ tune?

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P6m Symmetry — Yuckiest Group (of FIVE)

Trying to cram a character inside this tiny triangle, surrounded by mirrors is a pain in the keister. I have steered clear of this symmetry group for the simple reason that I’m not a fan of mirrors in tessellations. The only time I like mirrors is for the bilateral symmetry in a humanoid form. Those I’ve done lots. My latest love was Mr. Ruffles, a cutie from a few centuries ago. This time, I’ve managed to stuff “FIVE” of them in there!

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Dog Daze Collection Mock-ups

Pattern designs can be applied to so many surfaces it boggles the mind. For this ensemble, the Dog Daze Collection, I’ve come up with quite a few mock-ups and continue getting ideas for more. The images below show quite a range of industries, from fabrics for dog beds, cushions and couches, rugs, doggie bandannas, t-shirts, boots and canvas sneakers, puzzles. The list is endless, have a look. Let me know if I’ve missed something that might be cool!

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