Tooled Leather Challenges
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Many times, leather working is used to brand or demonstrate ownership. While today that's often the labeling of big companies, you can make your own brand with your name.
Scenes of beauty and nature are used in most art. Leather working is no different, and these flowers express that intricacy.
There are lots of ways to work with leather. This Taureg camel saddle bag uses paint and embroidery.
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A lot of leather designs borrow heavily from non-leather like this bag.
Celtic knots form an entire language, but today that language is mostly lost. What we do know is that the three pronged knot is an essential part of this culture.
While the tutorial kapa pattern was fairly simple, most patterns are extremely complex using all the geometric transformations.
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Tuareg Leather jewelry boxes have many reoccuring design motifs. The central pattern on this section is the V-shape repeated down the center.
Hawaiian kapa sometimes repeats the discrete design of a pattern many times. Make a function that draws the V-shape and repeats it down a line four times.
This pine tree is from some chukkas. See if you can use functions to make reusable branches on the sides of the tree. You'll have to use parameters in your function headers to control size!
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The mayan pryamidal design is very common and ancient. They're typically done in bright colors.
This is a painted rose design pattern that is pretty common and beautiful.
These are the Taureg stamps based on Taureg jewelry which is very famous.
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This belt pattern actually has a repeating design with two costumes alternating.
This kapa has both alternating rotating and alternating color.