Perfect for artists, crafters, illustrators, cartoonists, comic artists, designers, and doodlers, this book offers inspiration, hints and tips to draw abstract shapes, lines, and patterns!
Rachael Taylor is an award-winning art director, creative mentor, and print and pattern designer. She is most known for her quirky style, daring use of color, and unique innovation. She regularly takes on design commissions for various companies and has created prints and patterns for almost every area in the marketplace. She is also a trademarked brand with a number of licensed products worldwide.
She is a much-loved creative mentor and is often told that her teaching style is infectious, friendly, honest, informative, and motivational. Rachael approaches her students and clients with a sense of relatability and her services are often described as “talking to an old friend who just has the answers.”
As cofounder of Make It In Design, Rachael has developed a groundbreaking educational online platform and taught more than 25,000 students across 100 countries.
Rachael is regularly featured in the media, from biographic pieces to her own articles sharing design advice. Highlights include A House Beautiful Home Business, ITV, Channel 4, BBC, Print and Pattern Geometric, Red, Where Women Create, Uppercase, Mollie Makes, and Homestyle, to name a few. She is also a member of the UK government’s Anti-Copying in Design Sector Council.
You will also find Rachael regularly speaking at design industry events and she adores creative writing. You can connect with Rachael at:
Instagram: @rachaeltaylor_ @rachaeltstudio @makeitindesign
Twitter: @rachael_taylor_ @RachaelTStudio @makeitindesign.com
Facebook: /rachaeltaylordesigns and /makeitindesign
Website: rachaeltaylordesigns.com and makeitindesign.com
Rachael Taylor is a fun & energetic surface pattern designer & illustrator that creates 'patterns to make you happy'! All of her products are unique creations. Her aim is to help you fill your life with fabulous colour, patterns & designs that will put a great big smile on your face!Rachael left her full time design job in 2008 to fly solo! Early on in her career she developed her signature style of layering, textures & quirky hand drawn linework. Shortly after in 2010 the product label was officially born. After a large demand Rachael expanded the product line and launched an exciting fun brand.The free spirited quality in Rachael's design work has attracted a variety of clients worldwide. This includes design studios, high street stores & private buyers. Rachael has designed for the art, ceramics, interiors, fashion, textiles, greetings, stationery. Gadget & marketing industries. Her work is extremely popular with the press & has even made several appearances on television.