Tag Archives: inspiration

Print and Textile Design

Do you all know about spoonflower? It is such a cool site. You can design your own textiles and fabric, wallpaper, and wrapping paper. I stumbled across it when I was readying an article on Apartment Therapy. I’m obsessed! You can check out the site, search for designs color, or style, or add your very…

Five Ways to kick start creativity

We’ve been talking to a lot of creative folks lately, in person, online, and chatting with like-minded designers, photographers, etc. Bottom line? We all seem to hit a wall when it comes to creating , whether it be a painting, a new book, a better idea, a change in our space. We’ve come up with…

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! In  2017 I began drawing sea creatures. Starting with a pencil, a photograph, and sometimes some (dead) samples. I love the Japanese  Gyotaku prints, and as a child woould make them with dead fish. It sounds totally disgusting, and it kind of is, but children have no inhibitions about playing with dead fish,…

Inspiration

Where do you get your inspiration from? Is it somthing tangible or a feeling you have? Oftten mine will come from just a simple picture , such as above. And it creates a feeling for me that I then translate into somthing tangible. A font, a typeset, a brand. If you would like to see…