How to Create Repeat Patterns

18 Jun


£10 per session via BACs or PayPal

Class details


2 – 4pm

£10 payable via PayPal or BACs

Join Sheila Moylan for a two hour session and learn how to create repeat patterns.

In this two hour session you will learn how to create repeat patterns by turning your half finished drawings and ideas into a pattern which you can use in your design work.

Equipment for the session:

  • tracing paper (greaseproof paper will do)
  • drawing paper
  • pencils
  • source material

Before the class, shade some of your tracing paper on the back with pencil to make carbon paper.

Where to find your source material…

  • How about that drawing you did of a flower, leaf, animal or busy
  • You can even use photos

Sheila will show you how to make a mundane image into a dazzling and exciting design for use on whatever you choose.

About the tutor

Sheila Moylan has a B.A. (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture and Psychology from UEL where she focused on body casting and self portraiture graduating in 1995. She has worked creatively with young people for most of her career mainly in schools at one point running an alternative programme to GCSE in Richmond making art the main subject. Since 2015 has worked within Ealing running art classes for adults with learning difficulties for local charity Artification and for the last year has successfully run Life Drawing classes at OPEN Ealing including piloting a Life Drawing for Beginners and Sculpture for Beginners class and childrens classes. Her approach is inclusive supportive and encouraging to even absolute beginners.

She has exhibited her work at Slaughterhouse Gallery Smithfield, Orleans House Gallery Richmond and more recently the W3 Gallery in Acton, but mainly works on commission.

She is also a musician, harpist and singer performing at small venues in and around London.

Course Details


Dates: 18 Jun -
Thursday 2:00 pm
Fees: £10 per session via BACs or PayPal

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