I will often get an idea in my head and need to see it though. I would call them pet projects I suppose. I admire the beauty of nature and the patterns found naturally occurring around us. I like the final product and loved playing the the movements and strokes. Enjoy!
Below is one of the preliminary sketches after a few darts that I was working with before coming to the computer.
I hoped to make something symmetrical and self contained but break those rules here and there to create interest. I started with a few sketches and tracings for corrections and then made it vector and started to play with line weight and value and finally colour.