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Posted by Artista | Posted on 2017-03-28 at 21:33:55 |

Fresh Careers: Surface Pattern Designer, What Do They Do?

Who doesn’t love a great pattern! From phone covers to framed wall art surface patterns are all around us. For the creative person who enjoys repetition in design, this is a career path that is right in their wheelhouse. Designers can translate their works onto fabric and print allowing for unlimited possibilities in how to […]

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Posted by Artista | Posted on 2016-11-26 at 14:19:19 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Artista at the DAI Festival

I participated at the DAI festival that took place on November 25th which was one of the main reasons behind my lack of posts. Since knowing about this event I started working on some paintings and chose digital patterns to print on canvas and acrylics. With the little time I had, I managed to set […]

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Posted by Artista | Posted on 2016-09-17 at 17:06:42 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Who is Artista? من هي آرتيستا؟

If you’re wondering about ‘Artista’ and the founder of this brand read on to get your questions answered. إن كنتم تتساءلون عن ما هي شركة آرتيستا ومؤسسة هذه الشركة أكملوا قراءة هذا المقال للإجابة على تساؤلاتكم. Artista was founded in February 2012 by me -Anwaar Saleh Al-Asousi. It’s a graphic design studio and since I’m […]

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Posted by Artista | Posted on 2016-09-05 at 11:37:59 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Pattern Painting Process (Ottoman Pattern)

Pattern design is Artista’s specialization. Therefore, I thought of recording the painting process for my latest pattern. When drawing a pattern, I usually first start with a simple element. I keep drawing until I get the shape that I visualized before starting to draw. Sometimes I add more details to it and keep drawing until […]

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Posted by Artista | Posted on 2016-08-30 at 17:01:18 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

LeMoji: The Story Behind LeMoji

Around two weeks ago I got invited to create a set of Emojis for an app called ‘MojiLala’. I sketch characters all the time but designing an emoji is a first for me. Yet, I dislike limiting myself to one project so I decided to give it a try and design a set with few […]

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Posted by Artista | Posted on 2016-08-19 at 20:34:11 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Pigments for Painting

Pigments are a type of paint that comes in different forms. There are rock-like, powders, and watercolor-like set pigments. Although there are different types but their application and use is similar. In order to use them you have to dissolve the pigment with water. Again you can control the concentration of the paint using more […]

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Posted by Artista | Posted on 2016-07-21 at 17:28:34 | Tags: , , , , , ,

Basic Art Supplies for Artists and Designers

Dear artists, do you often ask yourself what materials and art supplies should you use? I always do. But for one I have a rough idea what to use as long as I have a specific project in mind. Otherwise, I get lost in wonderland world. Especially the fact that today there are plenty of […]

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Posted by Artista | Posted on 2016-06-29 at 23:08:45 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Drawing Patterns on Fashion Illustrations

My most accomplished goal this year is publishing my very first online course! I never thought I’d publish it this soon. For months I’ve been working on ideas for some workshops but I kept delaying the idea itself. Then came Ramadan and I couldn’t do anything. Yet, an opportunity to teach online came up to […]

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Posted by Artista | Posted on 2016-05-26 at 14:19:52 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Artista Illustration and Design Processes

Are you wondering about Artista’s designing process? I’m covering up this topic on this post.   When Instagram first appeared users used to post all photos in that platform. However when Pinterest, Twitter, and Snapchat appeared everything changed. Every platform today has a different use which is why it makes marketing a business more interesting. […]

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Posted by Artista | Posted on 2016-02-02 at 08:45:26 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Valentine Special Bundle

Here we gathered beautiful graphics including fonts and clip art dedicated to valentine! Since I like searching for resources, I collected a bundle from several websites just for you! If you’re not so familiar with the following websites I recommend you check them for other resources too. Even if you’re a designer yourself, if you […]

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