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Mockup your lettering in a frame: Photoshop course preview

Mockup your lettering in a frame: Photoshop course preview

Mocking up your lettering is a must if you wish to sell it, whether it’s a print or other product. No one has all the things or all the time to be taking fancy photos of the actual print in 10 different settings or in two or three different frames. Watch this video tutorial, taken straight out of my course, and follow along.

The Lettering Course: Is it right for me?

The Lettering Course: Is it right for me?

The Lettering Course launched, you're probably debating whether it's something you really need.

I get it.

There are plenty of free videos and info online that you can search for and learn on your own. After all, most of my lettering learning came from trial and error, but I did take a couple courses in the beginning just to get started and learn the basics,

6 Tips to staying creative with a newborn

6 Tips to staying creative with a newborn

I believe creativity is the key to a happy life and I will do anything for a little bit of sanity. In today's blog post I will share with you some of the challenges we face as creative moms as well as some tips on how to still stay creative even with only minutes to spare and little ones to take care of.

Finding Creative Inspiration During Your Busiest Times

Finding Creative Inspiration During Your Busiest Times

Have you ever had anyone tell you, “Be creative, now!!”  I have.  Maybe not in so many words, but the intent is definitely still there.  You see, I’m a graphic and web designer, as well as a small business owner.  My days are incredibly busy, and I have deadlines to meet every single day.  But it can be difficult to be creative on someone else’s schedule!  Sometimes, the “creative juices” just aren’t flowing.

Today, I’m going to share with you some of my favorite ways to gain inspiration when you need to be creative, fast.

Raising little creatives

Raising little creatives

Exposing your child to art will teach them life lessons as well as keep them busy, but most of all it teaches them creativity. It teaches them to create something out of nothing. Something they can be proud of. So give you kid a paintbrush and paper and let them create something beautiful that they can be proud of. Because all toddlers love to say "I did it myself".

Rules of Creativity

Rules of Creativity

Over the years I have heard my share of people's opinions on art and what art is and even what the "right" way to do art should be. It's the result that matters not the process. This is not math class, you don't have to show that you did the work correctly, all you're looking for in art is the final answer and whether or not you are happy with it.

Create abstract art with your kids + Photoshop Brushes

Create abstract art with your kids + Photoshop Brushes

I always close the door to the studio when I'm painting, because Evelyn really likes to run around knocking paints and brushes over. Which can get pretty annoying, but then I thought about it, all she wants is to be with me, to do what I do. She just wants to be included.

I decided that we should have a collaboration project. Something that we would both enjoy and she can really participate.