Tag Archives: illustrator

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 [...]

Dude! Where’s my Wacom?

As a designer, there are a great many things that are essential for me to be able to do my job. The obvious things like my Mac, broadband, a space to work in, eyes, a very large coffee, a non sluggish brain from being in the pub too late the night before…

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 [...]

New Website Design & New Esty Treats

Welcome to my new website! I’m blogging my first blog ever from my brand new home at jessicadraws.com Yippeee!! It’s all about my new website design and new etsy treats! In case you hadn’t guessed ;)

New Illos: Little Spiderman & Little Villains

Hi everyone!

Hope everyone is fine and dandy! I’d like to share with you some new work I’ve been doing recently in time for the release of The Amazing Spiderman. After the wondeful response I had from my Junior Avengers Illustrations, I thought I’d carry on the theme of Junior Superheroes. So far I have had a lovely response again and a massive thank you to Geek Tyrant for featuring them again on their awesome site! Yay!

Inspiration, A Giggle & a Woohooo!

Hello again!

Well I apologize in advance for my ‘Eeeek’s’ and ‘Woohoo’s’ as I am just in a wonderful mood today and all excited and tingly all over! Not just because of the simple fact that I LOVE my job, but because there are some exciting things in the pipeline and also because I just booked a trip for me and my guy to go to Prague with some friends of ours! Yipeee!

Giveaway Winners Announced!

Hi Everyone!

A few weeks ago I launched a 1000 follower giveaway and yesterday I finally reached the target. Thank you to everyone who entered and before I tell you the winners here’s a reminder of the prizes:

1st Prize: 7″x9″framed print of a Junior Avenger of your choice and a set 0f 6 Junior Avengers handmade greetings cards.

2nd Prize: Set of 6 Junior Avengers Greetings Cards.

3rd Prize: 1 Junior Avenger Greetings Card of your choice…

Jubilee Doodle…

Well the sun has disappeared in my neck of the woods but it’s okay because this weekend is going to be filled with joyous jubilee jubilation! Woohoo! There’s lots going on around the Cardiff area, here’s a list courtesy of @VisitCardiff .

Inspiration on a Sunny Afternoon

WOW! This weather is amazing! For those of you who don’t know, I’m in Cardiff, Wales and it rains quite a lot. This week as been phenomenal for weather and I am LOVING it! So, unfortunately the usual Friday inspiration post is slightly late as I was out enjoying this very rare weather! Here’s another [...]

Giveaway Time! Win some goodies!

Well last week was quite eventful! I never thought that a few doodles that I did on the couch one evening would have so much exposure! It’s been MENTAL! The doodles were my Junior Avengers: a glimpse at what these awesome superheroes were like as kids. First it was featured on Geek Tyrant, and quickly spread around the web on to other blogs like Complex and Inspire First. To top it all off my work was featured on the Design Juices blog on Friday! Yay!