Leaf pattern by Emily Laurel Harris, 2011
During Milton Glaser's class this summer, he emphasized the importance of drawing and how many people in the age of the computer don't really know how to draw. Since the class,
I have really been trying to create more by hand and do things off of the computer. My mom and I have been drawing together for the past few Sundays, and this sketch was done one glorious fall afternoon in the backyard. I then took it into the computer and turned it into a pattern. It is just so satisfying to work with simple materials like a pencil and an ink pen every once and a while.