Skillshare – Patterns


Another night, another Skillshare class. This time I worked on creating patterns in Photoshop and saving them for future use and sharing. It was a neat, quick exercise exploring ideas that I’ve always wanted to play with, but never sunk...

Skillshare – Photo Manipulation


I recently completed a course on Skillshare working with photo manipulation and learning some more granular details about Photoshop and some of the tools that I had a general knowledge of. This course dealt a lot at first with Photoshop...

Apparel Design


For a recent job application I was asked to design t-shirts based on prompts provided by the job poster. For those prompts, I chose two – Create a t-shirt design for Traveler’s Insurance 5K Run/Walk. Must include Traveler’s logo, with...

A Fantasy Adventure With My Niece


Last spring, my niece was given an assignment – to send a flat version of herself to someone who lives in a different place. The person who received it would take photos and journal their adventures together and send them...

Trying SkillShare


I’ve wanted to try and expand my horizons and diversify my skills when it comes to design and I knew I couldn’t do it alone. So, I’ve decided to give SkillShare a try. SkillShare is a service where thousands of...

Sticker Design Prompt


For a recent job application, I was asked to design stickers based off of two promts: “Thank you for making my party magical” and “Best Day Ever”. I put together a handful of different ideas using the required copy, some...

Design and Sublimation


Here are a couple of new items I worked on today that I thought would be really neat to show.   The first image was created for an award order with a quick turnaround time where we couldn’t get in...

“A Winner Is You” Book Cover Artwork


I recently received my physical copy of Ryan Molina’s “A Winner Is You” and I always love seeing my art go from screen to print. Everything turned out really well and, hey, the book is funny too! You can pick...

Candle Ad Mockup


Searching for a job isn’t just shooting off a resume – sometimes there’s other, specific work that is asked of you to show off how your skills can apply. For a recent job position, I was asked to mock up...