I was recently commissioned to do an illustration that could be tiled and used on a website supporting the ‘Plastic Free July’ campaign which originated in Australia. The drawing was of a pile of plastic containers and wrappings that can easily be accumulated in most households. I remembered there was a good technique for making a repeat using a simple grid system and found a tutorial which explained it nicely.
It was a little tricky making sure the watercolour washes matched up and I did spend a while at the end on Photoshop just tidying it up at the edges. The screenshot gives an idea how it looks on screen and you can see it live at