A detail from a new tropical print I shared on Instagram. Monstera leaves, ferns and palm fronds hand painted with shades of indigowatercolor. Texture added with inks and stamping.Read More
Here's a summer botanical print to start the week. Only good vibes! Art by Chris Olson.Read More
I've got a brand new digital wallpaper download fresh from my garden for iPhones and other smartphones. This wallpaper features my Summer Daisies surface design .
Today's wallpaper is all about getting outside and enjoying summer -- #outsideisfree. This wallpaper is all about soaking up some vitamin D under a sunny blue sky. Enjoy! xo Chris
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This mark making pattern by Chris Olson began with ink and paint splatters--plus popsicle hue color swatches to create a spring and summer textile for kids. Her contemporary pattern features a whimsical and feminine take on plaid.Read More
June makes me excited about summer and vacations by a lake. The weather is warmer. Canoes, swimsuits, and flip flops are the perfect choice. This month's pattern collection is all about Lake Life.
Some of my favorite places to stay on vacation are in a cozy cabin by a lake. There is something about the peacefulness and simplicity of the lakes and canoeing in the north woods. Maybe it's the absence of reliable wifi?Read More
Sharing a detail of a new print in a floral collection with a feminine tech vibe for Spring ’19 season. Collection features digital inspired florals that are sleek with a soft and feminine twist. Fresh designs added to my portfolio weekly. You can find more samples of my designs on Instagram.Read More
Does it feel like summer in your neighborhood? I live in the mountains of Colorado and getting out my paints and escaping to an imaginary an enchanted garden is something I do to feel warm when the temps are in the 40s in June! Hope you enjoy this floral fantasy. The floral above is a detail of a new design--more details on the pattern collection to come.Read More
It's always fun to grab the paints and go wild with mark making tools. Some interesting textures and colors happen while stamping away. This project is just beginning. Getting messy in the studio today.
As always, you can find more of my designs over on Instagram here: http://www.instagram.com/chris_coco_olson/Read More
Living in Colorado has so many perks. The mountain air and high altitude sunshine is fuel for creativity. New illustration of a morning run in the mountains. This is a detail of my mixed media art.Read More