Thursday, May 5, 2016

Ice Dyed Kaleidoscope

Last weekend I experimented with ice dyeing, following a tutorial on Dharma Trading's site. I was blown away with how easy it was to get amazing effects, and one of my favorite pieces is the sarong below.

I thought it would be fun to break up this image in illustrator and run it through some transformations to make different Wallpaper Group based patterns. I created 17 patterns, one for each wallpaper group, each based off of the above image. Here's the first one:

They look so psychedelic and wild. I never thought I'd get this abstract, but I'm really loving this. Stay tuned for more.