Lush Rhododendron - surface pattern design by Arwenartanddesign.com

Wraptious Cushions

I am in a cushion/throw pillow competition with a company called Wraptious and they just recently extended the deadline for voting to May 8th. The winners will be invited to sell on their website. Right now all the competition submissions are available for purchase. I created 3 designs using my original floral photos. I took Continue reading


Abstract Pond - Surface Pattern Design by ArwenArtandDesign.com

Shoes on Printed Village

April is ending and I have been involved in this month’s Printed Village shoe competition. That’s right, they aren’t just producing scarves anymore, but recently added shoes to their line. I submitted 3 different designs. Two are re-colored versions of two different designs I made inspired by Patternmash briefs. The third submission was just a Continue reading


Photo Kaleidoscope Collection - Surface Pattern Designs by ArwenArtandDesign.com

Spoonflower Daily Design Challenge 2016

This year Spoonflower changed how they are running their contests. In the past it has always been a weekly contest with a specific theme. They just moved to a monthly contest and to kick that off they had a design a day challenge for the first 15 days of March. Each day of the challenge Continue reading


Fresh Flamingo Pattern Collection by ArwenArtandDesign.com

Fresh Flamingo

This past week the Fritzi Flock Friday illustration theme was Happy Flamingo. I made an illustration of a flamingo using pen, marker and digital elements. First I used the illustration to make a greeting card. Then I took the colors and elements to design a small pattern collection called Fresh Flamingo.