Chris Coco Media
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Pattern Bliss

At Pattern Bliss blog I'll be sharing my favorite surface pattern design inspirations, trends, a sneak peek my pattern designs, my favorite shoes, and, of course, cute dog pictures. Plus you'll get a glimpse of what goes on inside my studio in my sketchbook series.

Lush Floral Fantasy for Activewear

Diving into the magical botanical trend. Nature is a key inspiration in this design and this botanical has shimmering effects. The blooms have an iridescent quality
that creates a sense of luxury. This design also taps into celestial and mystical influences.

If you would like to see more designs by Chris Olson, her surface design patterns are available for purchase on this website.

Access to the online client portfolio is available to manufacturers, licensees, art directors, etc. If you would like to request access to the full pattern library in her online portfolio, please use the form at this "Online Portfolio Password Request" page. If you already have the password, you can view the collections.

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Selecting a Color Story Process Video

One of my favorite parts of the surface pattern design process is selecting a color story. Today in the studio Iā€™m working on a geo shapes pattern using 3-colors plus the background color. Iā€™m sharing a timelapse video of the early stages of developing the color story for the print using the recolor artwork tool in Adobe Illustrator.  In this process video I explore some new options using a new color story while keeping the dark background color constant. #vectorart #abstractart #AdobeIllustrator #processvideo #artprocess #timelapse

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Three Faces Collage

Three faces and one wild hat. Inspired by the fanciful  Victorian hats I found while researching for this months MATS bootcamp mini assignment. Mixed media.

Digital collage created with Unsplash images. Photos of faces, flowers and car by photographers Joanna Nix, Mike Fox, Genie Austin, Alexandra Seinet, Annie Spratt.

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