Friday, December 24, 2021

A New Journey to Stampin' Flowers

We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.

― Sheryl Sandberg

When your first art business venture failed, would you start anew?

Sadly, my pattern business has not generated enough for me for the last few months so I have to try another business and this time, it's about art stamps.

I started to doodle this bouquet of flowers to start that new venture.

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Ideal Gifts for Christmas: Red Christmas Patterned Illustrations

Do you love red designs as I do? No it's not about Valentines Day, it's Christmas! Best, cheap and personalized items all from one of my favorite Red Christmas Patterned Illustrations to buy our loved ones as we celebrate the Blessed Season of the year.

If so, you can choose any products under my Red Christmas Patterned Illustrations, perfect for any member of the family.

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Working Creatives: 7 Reasons NOT to Stop making Art when you are Promoted in a Managerial Position

You are an artist and you have many dreams about being an artist like pursuing an online business and when stable, leave your 9-5 job.

But what if in the midst of you reaching that dream, you’ve got promoted to a higher position in your company?

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Christmas Gifts for the Family: Patterned Green Christmas Trees, Deer and Cars Illustrations

Christmas is near and of course, we've been thinking of the best, cheap and personalized items to buy our loved ones this Christmas. Or maybe, we're planning to put these gifts underneath the Christmas tree.

If so, you can choose any products under my Green Christmas Trees, Deer and Cars Illustrations, perfect for any member of the family.

Saturday, November 13, 2021

How to Pair Pattern Designs to Another Patterned Clothing

Do you love pattern designs but don't know how to combine them with other pattern designs or even with the plain ones? In this blog post I will share to you the tips on how to wear pattern design clothes and how you can combine them together.

Christmas Gifts for Whole Family: Patterned Cars and Ornaments Illustration

Maybe you've been thinking of the best, cheap and personalized items to buy this Christmas or maybe you've just wanted to put surprise gifts underneath the Christmas tree.

If so, you can choose any products under my Pattern Cars and Ornaments Illustration, perfect for any member of the family.

A wonderful gift for Christmas parties, too.

Friday, October 29, 2021

10 Proven and Tested Ways to Decorate your House with Pattern Designs

Granted, you love pattern designs and you want to decorate your house with one of your favorites. The question is how? What are the things to consider before even buying the piece you love? Are there home decoration rules to follow to make your house look elegant or at least, cohesive and pleasing?

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

How I Make these Two New Patterns after Watching a Video

I am so happy to learn two new ways of making patterns to add to my collection of knowledge. As all you know, I am a self-taught artist and my way of learning is by reading and watching videos of the generous artists online who shared their knowledge for free. 

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Sight-seeing after the Vaccine 2021!

Finally, done with my second dose of vaccine! The first time I had it, I had chest pain and rashes that lasted six days. I don't wanna have it again, seriously.

I freaked out at that time because I thought I would be hospitalized or rushed to the ER. Given the many horror stories of AstraZeneca, I am really afraid.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

New Clipart for my Next Surface Pattern Design

This is the new clipart I've been working on since last weekend. I'm proud to say that this is well thought of when it comes to its trendy color! I'm glad I now know how to upload the pattern in many products on Zazzle all at once. Continue reading to know how.

Monday, September 27, 2021

How I make a Half-drop Pattern Design for Christmas

Ever wonder how to make a half drop pattern?

My First Pattern Sale: A Face Mask

Imagine the surprise when I open my email and read that I made a sale. My heart leaps for joy!

It was in 2016 when I had my first sale on Zazzle, it was a postcard with my hand lettering I edited in Photoshop. I stopped posting products since then because there's a lot that happened-- I had a baby, we had to start a business then, we moved from the province to the City.

Sunday, September 19, 2021

10 Must-Watch Videos and How I Make a Hand Drawn Seamless Pattern

In this blog post I will share to you how I hand drawn and hand painted a seamless pattern in a traditional way via the references I watched on YouTube. At the end of this blog post, you will:

  • Create your own pattern in an old fashioned way.
  • Have fun making it with your kids.
  • Compare using traditionally to using clipart for pattern designs.
I spent this week studying how to hand draw traditional pattern designs and then, I spent a whole day just painting two patterns in the hopes that it can make my life easy when it comes to creating designs in my Shop.