I woke up super early again and decided to do my "morning design flow" exercise. I get out my sketchbook first thing every day after waking to see what comes. I used to keep a dream journal, but now I'm letting my thoughts come out as designs. Here's what happened today.
At 6:00 AM I began sketching, and by 7:00 I had a motif I thought I could play with.
Then I brought the motif into Illustrator and did an image trace so the lines were nice and clean.
I dragged the motif into PS and worked on the layout and then the color.
A few hours later...and voila!
A pattern is born.
I couldn't help but make some coordinates to go along with the primary design. And then a gazillion color changes later... I landed here.