Today I want to share with you the fabulous work of the lovely and a great professional:
Jan Shepherd from Pattern muse.
|Jan Shepherd from Patternmuse|
We had the fortune to have Jan as a guest designer for the collection we presented in Indigo-Paris Feb 14, and was a wonderful collaboration.
Jan has a unique and beautiful way to create wonderful florals, her work is rich, luscious and full of wonderful and intricate shapes. You can look at each of her pieces for a long time and discover new motifs.
Jan is based in the UK now, she was living in Australia for 3 years.
She met a surface pattern designer on the plane on her way over to Australia and decided that this was a job for her! Since then she has built on skills learned at Camberwell College of Art & Kingston University to become a successful and very happy artist/designer. Other things Jan has done are a career in retail, specialising in art projects, freelance illustration in publishing and setting up her own greeting card business when it was difficult to find work to fit in with her young family.
Jane has a special love for bold and simple design mixed with intricate florals, She describe her self as a "tidy designer with occasional outbursts of messiness…"
|Jan Shepherd studio ©Patternmuse|
A little conversation between me & Jan:
Which city or place inspire you the most to create?
Wherever I am, I can create, feel or imagine wonderful things so at the moment it's tropical Cairns which is so inspiring with it's Great Barrier Reef and Rain forests.
What type of music do you listen while you are creating?
I love music and it influences me greatly so I listen if it's relevant to the type of design I am doing, otherwise I like the natural sounds that surround me.
Which is your favorite blog to get design inspiration?
There are so many inspiring design blogs- I am choosing a lesser know one www.anchobee.com because there is a design challenge every week and it also gives motivational ideas - it's great and in fact the fish design on my computer in the studio photo started as one of those challenges!
"Always look on the bright side of life"
What does the word Believe means to you?
It's knowing that everything happens for a reason, we can choose to learn from it and be confident that we are travelling through life in a good direction with good friends.
If you want to find more about Jan visit her Patternmuse website or follow her trought Facebook and Twitter @patternmuse
Have a happy weekend!
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Very beautiful work Jane Shepherd! Seems like you are on a successful journey. Inspiring to all of us.ReplyDelete
Thank you Marie, that's very kind of you to say. And thank you Rosie for interviewing me and presenting the article so beautifullly.Delete
Hi Marie, thanks for visiting Believe Creative Studio Blog.Delete
Hi dear thanks for visiting and leaving your kind words to fabulous Jan!Delete
Beautiful designs Jan!! Love it!ReplyDelete
Hola Andrea, thanks for visiting and leaving your kind words to fabulous Jan!Delete
fab designs Jan xReplyDelete
Hi Helen, thanks for visiting Believe Creative Studio Blog.Delete
Rosie, GREAT post! Jan, BEAUTIFUL work! Thanks so much for sharing <3ReplyDelete
Hi Annie, thanks for visiting Believe Creative Studio Blog and for your kind words.Delete
Lovely work Jan! I always love your use of colour and shapes. Beautiful shot of you too:)ReplyDelete
Hi dear thanks for visiting and leaving your kind words to fabulous Jan!ReplyDelete
Great work Jan!!ReplyDelete
Great work Jan. Love your style and colors. MaryJaneReplyDelete