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A place for my illustration work. Collages and patterns, personal and commissioned. Expect lots of colour. If you want to work with me, click ‘hire me’ in the navigation above.

playing with shape and colour

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so, today i made some collages that i feel happy sharing. just lately i’ve been feeling a bit ..i don’t know how to explain it ..not uninspired, but more unsatisfied with the collages i’ve been making, which is why i’ve not been sharing them as i usually do. i think i’ve finally gotten over that now though, so i made a couple today, and here’s the two i like best:
collages by laura redburn

© laura redburn / cardboardcities 2013

they’re more about playing with shape and colour than anything else, as i love making colour combinations, and i’m growing more and more fond of a minimal look. what do you think?


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prints by laura redburn

this is just a super quick post to say i now offer a4 prints in my etsy shop! just the ones pictured above for now. also, if you didn’t know, i offer original greetings cards too, here.
if you want prints, you can just go to the prints section, or just click here.

there will be more in the future and if you have any requests, do let me know.

more patterns!

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i’ve been on a bit of a pattern making roll lately (mm, pattern roll) so here’s my latest one & here’s the one i made previously. i’ve got a couple more to show and put up, but i’m trying to show a bit of restraint. once again, i’ve done it in three colourways. the first two aren’t hugely dissimilar but i really liked the strength and contrast of the black and pink one. i think the second one has a bit of a 70’s feel, what with the mustard and orange. i’m not all that fond of most things 70’s but i think the colours and style sit together well here because it looks a bit autumnal.

there’s free worldwide shipping on at society6 until the end of sunday, so you could buy a print, iphone case, tshirt or tote with any variation of the pattern if you would like. the watermark obviously won’t be on those. the free shipping is available with all my designs though, so you can get pretty much anything you want. if you want to buy or commission an original, you can do so at my etsy shop. (i promise the notebooks will be up soon!)

illustrated pattern by laura redburn
illustrated pattern by laura redburn