I woke up this morning thinking “Oh crap it’s already May!”? I had to consciously stop myself from freaking out about all the things I haven’t done on my to-do list yet! Isn’t it funny how we automatically focus on what we haven’t done yet, when instead we should be focusing on what we have […] View full article >
If you’re a die-hard vector fan (like me) that loves Adobe Illustrator, you might be wondering how you could use Procreates’ raster digital drawings in your workflow, and still maintain the vector-based flexibility. The great news is, you can! View full article >
Lately I’ve been using a lot of inky brush strokes in my work mixed with strong colour palettes. Similar to my Ink & Brush Botanical Collection. I love the loose nature of the shapes and how a simple suggestive stroke can actually reference a well known shape our brains recognise. It’s fun to push the […] View full article >
Another fun palette that’s super versatile! In this Playful Palette I wanted to show the fun results if I interchanged the focus colour. Although the cute bunny is pretty much the same illustration, each colour combo has a different personality. It’s always exciting and interesting to see how colour has such an impact on an […] View full article >
This quick Adobe Illustrator tutorial shows you how to combine your already created Personalised Portraits into one file. You’ll also learn how to add text and use the Warp > Arc tool, a great way to display a family name for wall art and gifts. Enjoy! View full article >
I’m always drawn to cheerful palettes that remind me of the summers we had as kids.
One of the many chores I had growing up was gardening on most Saturdays with my older brother and sister. An activity we unanimously disliked!
But as a treat we were rewarded with an ice-cream after a hard day of grovelling in the dirt.
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Recently Design Cuts held a fabulous competition giving customers who bought my Magical Scene Creator a chance to win an iPad!
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Create beautiful illustrated designs with just a few clicks with the Magical Scene Creator! Perfect for greetings cards, books, posters, branding and so much more! View full article >
I’ve always loved wearing bright colours, you know the kind that change your mood the minute you put on that apple red dress! Most of my summer wardrobe is brimming with lemon yellows, girly pinks and cobalt blues. My love for colour has been my companion throughout my design career, serving me well when I had my own freelance graphic design business. View full article >
This morning while quickly browsing through my Pinterest account for inspiration, I stumbled across these cute handmade, paper bookmarks.
Before I knew it I was in the Pinterest vortex clicking mindlessly like a zombie from pin to pin, heading straight for a bad case of the browser bends*. View full article >
As hosts of the Honest Designers Show, we’re often asked how we successfully make a living from selling digital products. The challenges and questions we hear from listeners vary slightly but ultimately it all boils down to one burning question, “How to sell digital products and make a living doing it!”. View full article >