hipogram asked: Thanks for the kind words about the textures! It's something I'm striving to understand more completely. Any advice on the subject?
You mean like tips? Not really, but it’s something I’m thinking about and working towards myself a lot these days. I’ve been doing more with creating textures and scanning them in, like I mentioned in this post: http://rachellemeyer.tumblr.com/post/79872574890/little-books-of-salty-shanties-oh-dear-i-have
But I think everyone needs to discover their own method. It’s about finding a way to engage the eye, slow it down by creating traction for it with some grit and interference. It’s the post-modern leap beyond the digital creative revolution. Them’s my thoughts.
I like seeing your work on Tumblr and thanks for all the past <3 ‘s!
PARTY PIG PATTERN - or - Snickers Has a Hootenanny
I’m branching out in new directions, designing patterns for use in retail settings. I started this one thinking it would be perfect for gift wrap, but now I can really imagine it on textile for that perfect party dress or dress shirt for a child. Can you think of some other uses?
I had the pleasure of visiting Green Apple Books in San Francisco for California Bookstore Day this past Saturday. They had a full slate of literary events that appealed to readers of all ages — a writing workshop for kids, autographs and dating advice from Dave Eggers, and a darn good…
I am super proud to have been a part of this. I made this design for Litographs of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and it got a glowing autographed endorsement from Dave Eggers. Boy howdy.