Conversational patterns are sometimes referred to as novelty prints and contain images of object or situation, In these design the artist inspiration are not always immediately apparent until examined closely. For example one series of wallpaper has been based on the books, films or even landscapes. Some patterns in this section tell a story without words or promote a point of view. Also include heal are patterns which contain repeating units of motif which are similar but which differ sufficiently to give visual interest. The inspiration for these motifs can be natural or manmade in Origen.
Abstract pattern are not representational design with freely drown shapes and motif. With no recognized figurative or narrative elements to the design. The design include in this section have been inspired by themes as diverse as the patterning of tropical fish, the shapes string makes when stitched loosely on to paper, and the commercial advertizing and illustrations that from a background to many of our lives. Several designs have been screen printed to achieve unique and unusual color combinations. In a remarkable development some patterns have been produced by the textile themselves using the metal from which the fabric is composed.
Retro patterns are designs that are inspired by or that seek to emulate a previous era’s style. They achieve this by using a combination of its characteristics color and motif or by referencing illustrative style of the period. Design that include icons of the period naturally the evoke the epoch as do patterns that emulate art movements such as OP art or POP art and design that pay homage to an artist from a previous era. Also included are designs that appear to capture the distinguishing mood of a period or that use a retrospective style of coloring and technique.
Organic patterns are portray the natural forms of flora and fauna and fall into what is considered to be the most popular of the design category. Observational drawing plays a major part in the creation of these designs often with an emphasis on the realistic depiction of fruit, flowers, leaves and animals. Many designers stylize their portrayal of plants to achieve their aims several of the patterns depicted are influenced by Japanese art. Or by scenes inspired by Scandinavian or English landscapes. This category of patterns relies profoundly on the juxtaposition of the colors use and these can be very enhance or sybtle or dramatic or restrained while still being accessible and agreeable.
The floral patterns are includes all the gathering of the flower garden, in fact including grasses but agriculture Produce like fruit and vegetable is considered a conversional subject, as are nuts and pinecones trees, too, are conversational but their leaner are classified as floral and so is wheat sneaking in as a grass.
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This Article Posted by Ms. Sangeeta Jain .M.A (Textile Designing) , Banasthali University in India. Special Skill - Textile Designer. Her Another one Publication -DIGITAL TEXTILE PRINTING