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My Process - Feathers From Sketch to Design

My Process - Feathers From Sketch to Design

Feathers: This is a drawing in my sketchbook that I am currently working on to create a new pattern design. When creating a new pattern, I usually start with a sketch. I then scan in the sketch, digitalise it in illustrator and work from there. I love the process of drawing in my sketchbook and playing with ideas that potentially could become designs. I digitalised and colourised this sketch in Illustrator to create a colourful pattern. Just for fun, I used the design on a wine bottle. I think it looks like a nice bottle of red.  (Wine bottle mock up designed by...

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Flower Collection

Flower Collection

I'm working on a new collection of designs. This collection will focus on flowers, and of course bright colours. I intend to explore abstract flowers too. I'm enjoying drawing daily in my sketchbook. This new range evolved from some late night sketching. I'm excited to see how it unfolds further. 

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Round up of 2021

Round up of 2021

Some highlights from the year. 2021 has been good to me, I'm very grateful to have worked with some new and existing clients on a number of projects.  I have worked with great new clients including, The Olive Kitchen at Wildlands, Builín Blasta in Spiddal and Tai Chi your Way. The Cava Bodega Cookbook was a pleasure to work on, I enjoyed revisiting this project and giving it a fresh look. I launched some new products in my homeware range, including aprons, Christmas tea towels and I added some new greeting cards to my range. I explored new ideas and mediums in my...

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I'm a Mentor - The Big Idea 2022

I'm a Mentor  - The Big Idea 2022

I’m delighted to be a mentor for The Big Idea 2022 (@the_big_idea_irl).   The Big Idea is a creative empowered Transition Year programme, that aims to equip the next generation with the creative mindset to tackle the biggest problems society faces.   The Big Idea collaborates with schools and Transition Year (TY) students to create, experiment, invent, take risks, make mistakes, have fun, and change the world.   As a mentor, I will be offering real-world advice directly to the students. As well as sharing my experience and knowledge, it is an opportunity to connect students directly with the creative...

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Christmas Range

Christmas Range

I'm excited to launch my Christmas range. This year I have two Christmas themed tea towels and three Christmas card designs.  As always, all my products are designed, printed and produced in Ireland.  Visit: https://edelmcmahon.com/collections/christmas to view the full Christmas Range  

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