We are celebrating September with the three S’s here! School, Skillshare, & Shows! what?! 1. SCHOOL! My kids are in pre-school at the SAME TIME which means I get a few precious hours per week of productivity to focus on my art & patterns! hooray! 2. SKILLSHARE! I signed up for a really great Skillshare […]
I recently took the Sellable Sketch workshop with Michelle Fifis of Pattern Observer. She was kind enough to feature a few of my patterns from my ‘Stripes, Scales, Scallops, and Spots’ collection I developed during the course. My collection benefited from Michelle’s technique of looking at past & present trends to determine what I wanted […]
I’ve added a new product to my society6 shop. It’s created from an original ink wash painting manipulated in Photohop. It’s called “Tidal” and you can purchase it as a framed art print, canvas print, notecards or iphone case! Please help promote it by clicking this link and pressing the little heart! Thanks!
Finally getting around to a little update after having a lovely vacation with my in-laws and nieces! It was a much needed break after our successful art show which runs through the end of September. Although Day 1 of vacation was a little stressful as we found out my little boy is allergic to bees, […]
While I am not British, I did create some designs to honor the Queen’s 60th year Diamond Jubilee celebrations! I entered these into a Wallpapered.com competition and received great feedback as well as having the diamond pattern featured on Print & Pattern today! All of this thanks AGAIN to the amazing ABSPD pattern e-course from […]
It’s a beautiful, fresh, sunny morning…the grass is wet from last night’s rain and the world smells sweet! Thought I’d share a little inspiration from this past weekend when we took our first adult vacation in three years to Nashville, TN! My husband has a client who had an art show & 60th bday party […]
WOW! One of my patterns created in class was featured on the amazing Print & Pattern blog today along with other talented classmates! The first two designs in the post are by Bethan Janine Westran and she just might be my favorite designer in the e-course. Also a big fan of Print, Paper, Cloth. Here’s […]
I feel like I just wrote ‘this post’ yesterday about owning 2012….that was in January and it’s already April?! I’m headed to PrintSource NY this week which should be a great kick-off to Module 3 of the Surface Pattern E-Course which starts next Monday! Hoping to meet up with some fellow designers I met through […]