Freehand drawing on fabric – Too difficult if you feel you have no artistic talent?
Dear friends of Your Colourful Mind,
NO!, – that’s our immediate answer! Because we now know:
You don’t have to be an artist to make successfully use of the creative freedom of freehand drawing and painting on fabric.
This is definitely true, – at least if you don’t intend to create masterpieces, and if you instead wish to enjoy your fabric painting activities by creating unique designs. 🙂
Yes, freehand drawing means working “without safety net” – without supporting tools such as stencils or stamps. But nobody forces us to begin with drawings of sophisticated or extremely detailed illustrations or other difficult designs.
Starting with freehand drawing on fabric is especially easy if we use geometric shapes to create the patterns of our designs.
Last time (see post No 41) we presented images of fabric painting projects in which circles had been used to create the freehand drawings.
Today, we continue working with circles and similar shapes:
Further examples of freehand drawings in fabric painting projects
Today: Geometric patterns – Semi-Circles and other “roundish” shapes
If you sit in front of a blank piece of fabric, a design theme can help to get started.
Some of the design-patterns shown above are actually not very geometric 🙂.
The idea behind the “geometric approach” is just to use special shapes to get inspired, – in this case circles and other roundish shapes.
The next posts will continue with our series of freehand-drawing project presentations.
I wish you much fun with your fabric painting and colouring-in projects!
Don’t forget sharing your experiences by sending images of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sharing our experiences helps all of us to learn and improve our skills. And to have fun. 🙂