Is formal design education worth it?

So many of us are self taught in our creative fields. Even though I went the formal education route to study graphic design, I’m actually almost completely self-taught when it comes to illustration. I did art at school, but that’s about it. So I’ve experienced both sides of the coin.

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An inspirational creative spirit!

Recently my friends over at Design Cuts celebrated their 3rd birthday (Happy Birthday Design Cuts!). They invited the community to design a birthday card using resources they’ve purchased from their market place.

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How to create a quick logo

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to put together a professional logo in minutes using my Salt & Pepper font duo. The font includes 60+ bonus illustrations, lots of language support, glyphs, stylistic alternates, ornaments and all the other lovely extras that every good font geek appreciates!

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Editorial illustration for Click Magazine

Click magazine, a photography magazine for women and the modern photographer, runs a monthly competition which encourages their readers to get out there and take some awesome shots. They make it even more fun by applying a theme to each competition and offer great prizes to the winner.

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Watercolour Wreath Creator

I’m really proud to present my latest graphic resource, The Watercolour Wreath Creator! It’s a product of many hours of painting, designing and trial and error. The result? A DIY graphic set with a difference!

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Pillowbook: my new font has arrived!

I’m very excited to present my new font called Pillowbook! It’s been a long-standing ambition to create my own typeface and after much research, many, many hours of work… testing and more testing, my font is ready to hit the world of typography!

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