Tag Archives: design

Pattern Development > Steps 7, 8 + 9: Present, Build the Repeat, Tweak & Finalize

I’ve finished work on a custom pattern for All of Us {r}evolution and here are the rest of the steps regarding creating custom patterns and my whole artistic process. Other links in this series: Steps 1-3 > Question, Prep & Sketch Like a Mad Thing Steps 4-6 > Scan, Manipulate, & Colorize On to Steps […]

Pattern Development > Steps 4, 5 + 6: Scan, Manipulate, & Colorize

I’m working on a custom pattern for All of Us {r}evolution and thought it might be neat to share with you how I go about creating custom patterns and my whole artistic process. Other links in this series: Steps 1-3 > Question, Prep & Sketch Like a Mad Thing On to steps 4-6! (more…)

What I was up to last night ~ Spreenkler & Hipstamatic

  I love fun, impromptu events! I found myself at a chat with the dudes that created Hipstamatic last night. And I learned something interesting. They’re originally from Milwaukee! How neat! (Now in San Fran. Good choice, boys.) In case you don’t know what Hipstamatic is, it’s a photo filter app with the added tactile […]

New site, new outlook

Well, hello there and happy Monday! Welcome to the new online home of my artwork and my surface design + illustration blog ~ now called “Prettified”. I’ll be sharing lots of tips, inspiration and stories about my adventures in being a full-time artist, so bookmark, subscribe and check in regularly! Hope you think it rocks […]

new swirly design ~ “Hooper”

My latest creation for HoopPretty is a flourishy design with hooper flare. I’d been craving a design that was more swirly and said “Hooper” in a very obvious way and my hand, in it’s creative wanderlust, sketched the above. It’s inspired by vintage circus posters, swirly henna tattoos and carnies. “Hooper” is available on a […]