Well hello, and check me out being ON TIME with this month's calendar!
I know, I can barely believe it myself ;)
This month's challenge to myself, was to create a pattern brush in Adobe Illustrator using one of my own doodles, and to then use that to write May using the brush.
I used this course from Skillshare, which is so good - really clear and thorough, and easy to follow.
I was watching and working simultaneously - with the course open in Chrome, and Ai open at the same time - after each section, I then put what I'd learned into practice, rewinding and referencing the course as needed.
Anyhoo, a little playing around with the design later, and I created the pattern brush and then used it to write the word May for the calendar - another trick learned!
I added a few berries with the blob brush tool, a light coloured background, and the calendar itself - it's a clean and simple design this month, a rather calming change from the bright colour that was the April one :)
Simply click on the image below to download the calendar for your desktop.
Cheerio for now,