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A few of my favorite things…

My Favorite Things

One of the few movies we owned as a kid was The Sound of Music. I probably drove my parents nuts with many rounds of “My Favorite Things” and “Do-re-mi”.

I wanted to experiment with a sketchy, round-around-the-edges style, and I love how this turned out.

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Calobee Doodles on Society6!

In keeping with my tradition of having way too many websites, I’ve opened a new shop on Society6!

They have a wider selection of products than Redbubble, and some folks may prefer to shop there instead. I’m slowly adding more designs, so check it out if you have the chance!

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How to Make Seamless Repeating Patterns in Illustrator

In the past, I’ve done the bulk of my illustrating in Illustrator, then moved to Photoshop to turn the illustrations into repeating patterns, but that’s clunky. I wanted a method that didn’t require switching between programs.

It turns out this was much simpler than I imagined it would be, so I thought I’d document my process in case it’s helpful to others!

Read on to find out how to create seamless repeating patterns in Illustrator!