Sunday, October 31, 2021

3D Lizard Scroll Saw Pattern.

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I have designed scroll saw patterns almost every day for the last 14 years. I normally sit down around midnight and start trying to decide what the subject of the pattern will be. Sometimes it will have a theme such as a holiday and sometimes it is just totally random. 

Today's pattern is just totally random. I had the clipart in the image below and wanted to see what I could do with it. I played around with a few designs and then settled on making a simple 3D version of the pattern. 

When I am designing a random pattern like this lizard I'm not thinking "Who will want to cut this?", "Will anyone have a use for this pattern?". I am just having fun designing the pattern to see what I can make happen. That is the trick to not getting burned out when you do something as long and as often as I have been designing patterns.

If no one cuts this pattern I still had fun making it. Sometimes I make a strange, random pattern and it gets a huge number of downloads. Sometimes not so many. I can rarely guess which patterns will get big numbers.

So the moral of this story is that I sometimes make strange patterns. If it is not your cup of tea then there is good news. I will make another pattern tomorrow.  :)