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 my teeth into HOW to do it. I can see…

Skillshare – Advanced Photoshop Glow Effects

Tonight I wanted to work on a few more Photoshop tools to fill out my, well, toolkit. I found a neat, quick class on Skillshare called "Advanced Photoshop Glow Effects" taught by a very skilled and knowledgeable instructor named Manu De May. It's a quick walk through, less than an…

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 and image basics, which really nagged at me to skip…

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 back for presenting to the class.   While I certainly…

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 art assets I was given, and the option of making/creating…
Candle Ad Mockup

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 a piece for Dianne's Custom Candles and I felt the…