How to Design a Colorful Hungarian Folk Art Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingFolk art is a great source of inspiration for creating graphic patterns thanks to its often simple, repeated shapes and motifs. In this tutorial, we’ll be basing our motifs on those found in Hungarian folk art, particularly embroidery—just search Google or Pinterest for “Hungarian folk art”, and you’ll find a bevy of beautiful examples. Some of the most celebrated forms of folk embroidery from this tradition originated in the Kalocsa and Matyo regions of Hungary.According to, "flowers and leaves, sometimes a bird or a spiral ornament, are the principal decorative themes" of (Read more...)