As I am working hard on starting a brand that both celebrates pride and supports the LGBTQ+ community, I would be remiss if I didn’t share this fundraiser for a trans individual who was a victim of a hate crime right in my own home town. This hurts […]
My passions include art and illustration, critical thinking, science, the pursuit of truth, cute animals, and true crime.
Work was absolutely nutso last week which is why I’ve been MIA. So I have finally figured out my Unique Selling Proposition (USP). The formula to follow is “My shop is THE …. (enter USP here).” So here we go: “My shop is THE place for tees, pins, […]
I’ve been thinking long and hard and I have been struggling over a lot of different aspects around my niche and product, and I have been having strong doubts about every decision I make. It’s been really hard. Thoughts about my potential product As the 4 readers of […]
TIL all about layout types in surface pattern design in the Surface Pattern Design class I’ve been taking at Textile Design Lab . I’ve been looking for this info for a while now, but hadn’t yet found a good resource for it! One of the many reasons I […]
In the workshop I am taking we are to define who our ideal customer is first, and then develop the product that customer would love to buy. We are to start narrow, with a single customer persona and a single product, and then expand from there. I did […]
I’m stopping my 365 days of design early. Really early. But it’s all for very good reasons: I made sales. A lot of sales. More sales than I thought I could do with just slapping some designs up on Redbubble! I found my style. I finally felt like […]
I took the pussywillow design from yesterday and turned it into a repeat pattern. One part of the process to make it into a repeat pattern is to pull it into Illustrator and do an image trace. I’m usually quite satisfied with this process, however this time due […]