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All pattern constructions and analysis by Stephanie June Ellis
Materials needed for all workshops
2H & 2B pencil
Coloured pencils or medium of your choice
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6 fold spherical pattern
plus bonus tutorial ~ A weave trilogy.
Explore curvy six pointed stars to create a spherical pattern tessellated design ~ culminating with a weave trilogy.
Variation on a 6 fold pattern found on The Minbar of Saladin
An inspired variation of a traditional Islamic design from
The Minbar of Saladin ~ The original pattern uses the third layer of the flower of life whilst this variation uses the 2nd layer ( overlapping circles ) Class culminates with a free hand weave illustration.
A stunning 32 petaled Ancient Mosaic pattern found at the Apollo Temple in Cornith, Greece ~ built around 560 BC ~
Triple Weave Motif
~ A little trickier ~
This tutorial is divided up into three parts.
The design is comprised of three starry weaved motifs which are combined and weaved throughout the whole design.
Part One explores the outer 10 pointed straight edged star.
Part Two explores the inner curves of a 10 pointed curved star.
Part Three explores the outer 10 pointed curved star.
Part One ~ A trilogy of starry eights
Part Two ~ Trace, transfer & colour
including tips on paper and watercolour
Explores two designs using a curvy weaved 8 pointed star.