Licensing Deal, Blueprint, and More

Wow, it’s been so long since I’ve updated you guys on what’s been going on with me. Earlier this year I made the decision to step back a bit from the blog. Things were super busy with work and preparing for the (fast-approaching) trade show. Recently some things have changed in my life and will now make it much easier to keep this site up-to-date. I’m looking forward to being able to spend some more time on here. 🙂 Anyways, here’s a quick look at what’s been going on for the past couple of months. My First Licensing Deal!! (yay!) …

Creating Patterns in Affinity Designer (Skillshare Class)

Hi guys!! It’s been a while since I last updated. I’ve been traveling a little in the US and the UK, more on that in another post. In June I discover a newish designer program call Affinity Designer. I think it’s a really great alternative to Illustrator and it’s MUCH cheaper, only $50. I decided to make a new class on skillshare to show everyone how to create patterns in AD. Let me know what you think. Click here to go to the new class. =)

Just the Beginning

Late last year I discovered surface pattern design via CreateLive. Before that I always thought it was graphic designers that made patterns while working in-house at major companies that produced the products. Wow, was I wrong. It was a really amazing feeling when I discovered you could make patterns and license or sell them out. I would highly recommend watching Bonnie Christines’ class on CreativeLive, it will change your life. Fast forward a few months and several patterns later, I still want to know more. This is where Make It In Design comes in to play. I want to be …