For many years now, my entire house has been used as my art studio. I would paint watercolor florals at my kitchen table because the light was good. I would set my easel up in the living room and paint with the front door open so I had the light streaming in and no glare… Continue reading My biggest summer project: the studio/office redo!
I'm starting to build a new collection of textiles for a bedroom. The feel should be soft, organic, and very restful - but the bedding is going to stay completely white (there's an ultra soft microfiber duvet cover and pillow shams that must remain). In order to design something that will fit the space seamlessly,… Continue reading I’m starting a new collection of eclectic and organic themed textiles.
I love working on a digital platform, but sometimes I really need to feel a brush against canvas or paper. Lately, I've been working in watercolor because I love the look of illustrated florals. Taking a watercolor into a digital environment isn't exactly complicated. Step 1: Paint a watercolor Step 2: Scan your watercolor Step… Continue reading It all starts with a little paint.
I've been a designer for nearly 10 years. You'd think that after all that time there would be an organized procedure for uploading my designs for sale. I was faithfully working on developing one last summer. My office has a chart outlining the "post-production process" for my new collections so I finally felt like I… Continue reading The accidental deletion of my entire store…