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How to deal with stress as a freelance designer

How do you deal with stress as a freelance designer? I can’t promise some epic cure for stress but after Redmatter issued the next blog post challenge about sharing something we’ve done and learnt from over the summer, I thought I’d write about just that. Essentially, how I’ve identified and dealt with what I would call some pretty stressful periods over the last few months.

Talks About Design & Stuff

Well hello there you glorious bunch of people! Welcome to May (can’t believe it’s here already) and welcome to Spring (she says optimistically). So, the last couple of weeks have been a bit mental, not only with some awesome new work coming in but also because a few months back I was asked by the very persistent Dan Spain of Dan Did That fame, if I would possibly, maybe consider talking at an event he was organising all about Design & Stuff…

From sketch to Vector

  I’m often asked how I get from an initial sketch to vector illustration and how hard it is to re-create a hand drawn sketch using Adobe Illustrator. Answer: not difficult at all but that’s only because I know how to do it. It can be daunting if you’re unfamiliar with the program. I also [...]

Naughty 50’s Pin-up Cards

Hello world! What a wonderful week and thank you so much to all my new subscribers! A big hello from me to you! As I’m writing this post we are still 5 likes away from the end of the competition to win some art prints or cards. So if you haven’t already please enter and good luck! If it’s ended already by the time I post this, then I’ll be announcing the winners very soon!

Design for IATA

Hello humans! (and aliens and animals, whoever is listening really) Todays subject is a Design for IATA. Hope you’re all well. I wanted to share with you a design commission I did for IATA last week. IATA is an international trade body, created over 60 years ago by a group of airlines. Today, IATA represents [...]