When I started my business 5 years ago I had no idea what I was doing. There was very little info available online for female business owners so I had to wing it. I experimented with different prices, designs for my website, packages for my services and my client onboarding process until I found the […]
2016 was truly full swing year for the graphic design world. Its trends and conventions are heavily influenced by technological requirements and opportunities. This leads to the introduction of some new trends that change radically the industry, stay for some time and then replaced by some newer trends. Do you want to know some brilliant […]
Hey guys! I just started a newsletter where I share my favourite graphic design resources (vectors, fonts, textures, mockups, etc.) of the week. We all know there are hundreds of websites sharing design resources, but it takes so much time to find the good stuff! If you sign up below you will get an email […]
I’ve got a special treat for all the hand lettering fans out there. Today I’m showing you a peek into this new lettering book called The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide by Peggy Dean. This book is a step-by-step workbook to teach you how to do brush lettering. You’ll find lots of practice sheets in this […]
I’ve got a special treat for all the hand lettering fans out there. Today I’m showing you a peek into this new lettering book called The Joy of Lettering by Gabri Joy Kirkendall and Jaclyn Escalera. The Joy of Lettering is a creative exploration of contemporary hand lettering, typography and illustrated typeface. I wrote a […]
I discovered Teela Cunningham’s YouTube channel a year or two ago and have been a fan of her work ever since. When I saw that she had a Skillshare class I just knew that I would enjoy it as much as I enjoy her free tutorials. The first class I took was waterbrush lettering essentails […]
North Star Learning was started by Zehra Ispahani. She teaches children and young adults between the ages of 4 and 15 with learning preferences/difficulties. Most of the teaching is one-on-one. She also teach kids creative writing and story telling and on the weekends they have arts and crafts sessions.
Earlier this year I completed a new logo and website for the Rise Foundation. Rise is a volunteer program in South Africa which focuses on empowering and enriching the pre-schools in under privileged areas. Rise gives volunteers who are mostly traveling from overseas the opportunity to explore our beautiful country and leave a positive impact […]
Design Pickle asked me to share my top 3 graphic design tools in their group expert interview on their site. If you would like to hear what I and 53 other graphic designers said, click through to read the post.
When I was a new freelancer I read countless of articles by other freelance designers soaking up all the advice I could find. Now than I’m in my 4th year in business I wanted to share my own experience and the things I learned during the years. I hope that new or aspiring freelance graphic […]