I really want to get into making patterns all the time again. In college they were my love and I tried making every assignment focused on them. I do quite a bit of pattern making in my freelance work but most the time it ends up being stuff I can't show since it's client work. So here it goes, I am going to try and make a couple of patterns a week, and upload them to my society6 shop. It is instant gratification seeing those puppies on all kinds of products!
I realized I haven't worked on a personal project in a very long time - which is pretty sad! While working at one of my favorite coffee shops with my fiance (YES I DID SAY FIANCE CHRIS AND I GOT ENGAGED ABOUT A MONTH AGO!!!) I was doing some major brainstorming and finally had an idea that combined my love of all things nature, and my love for the beautiful state of Minnesota. So here it is, the first in the series - A is for Alpine Bistort. Find out more about this Minnesota wildflower here
It has been so long since my past post, but wanted to share with you all this calendar and book through WORKMAN that I had the opportunity to be apart of among a bunch of super talented illustrators! I also had the pleasure of designing the cover for the "Think happy, be happy" book. This project was tons of fun and it is so nice to see how it all turned out. You can get the book here and the calendar here
Whew - it has been a very very long time since my last post! Happy belated new year everyone! My year started off with a bang! Which means it was one of the craziest/ exciting work months of my life! I have a few projects in the works that I can't post on my blog just yet, I will be sure to post them once they are out in the world! My January was so crazy that I needed to plan a very last minute vacation to get away from my computer, and the cold minnesota winter. My birthday was also another excuse I used to take a vacation :) So Chris and I headed out to Austin, TX to visit friends, and soak up some sunshine. Having a little break was just what I needed to get focused on a few personal projects that I want to get up and running. Print and pattern is a huge LOVE of mine, and I really haven't had a chance to make patterns this past year, and I really want to change that! I had a day open last week and whipped up all these patterns. It was so great to make something, just to make something. Be on the look out for more patterns, and even a new website! Hopefully in the next upcoming months!
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