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10 tips to survive working from home with a puppy

August 4, 2015 1:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Last October I made the decision to move my work out of my rented office and back home and adopt an adorable little puppy. It was simultaneously the best and worst thing I did and if I'm honest, 9 months later I'm still adjusting. It's been a tough few months getting used to the fact that there is another little creature relying on me everyday...

New animated infographic for INPS

New Animated Infographic for INPS

June 30, 2015 3:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

INPS came to us with their existing power point presentation and gave us creative freedom to create something that could communicate the message in a much more engaging way for use at presentations and online. We're very pleased with the outcome, as are INPS and hope you can take the time to take a look...

30 days of disney doodles

30 days of Disney doodles

February 16, 2015 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This weeks post is all about a recent personal project and challenge named 30 days of Disney doodles. Back in January I watched a great documentary about the phenomenon that is Disney's Frozen which led me on to quite a few articles exploring the impact it's release had around the world...

a new look for a new year!

A New Look for a New Year!

February 12, 2015 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Happy February you lot! Sending some love your way as we're approaching Valentines Day. Today's post is just to say a quick hello from Jessica Draws HQ and to introduce you to our new look. When we last spoke, I mentioned we were revamping the site over the Christmas period and would be back with a fresh new look in the New Year...

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How to deal with stress as a freelance designer

September 8, 2014 8:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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.

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A Guide To Infographic Design

August 4, 2014 8:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Last month, while happily nibbling on a canape and sipping a cocktail at the monthly I Am Woman networking event I was chatting away to some business women and the obvious question arised. 'So, what do you do?'. I launched into my usual explanation of some of the services I offer including print/web design, illustration and infographic design and I noticed a couple of blank faces among the ladies. 'What's an infographic?'...

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Visuals on Social Media

July 14, 2014 8:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Featuring a guest post by the brilliant Miranda Bishop. Miranda is a Cardiff-based Social Media trainer and consultant and has just made the leap from sole-trader to company director with Talking Social Media Ltd. Here's her take on visuals on social media.

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Illustrator Tutorial: How to Draw a Crazy Sheep

April 7, 2014 8:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Happy April everyone and merry Spring! Hope the weather is beginning to get better wherever you are! Anyhoo, this week we'll be talking about using Adobe Illustrator for drawing and hopefully imparting some useful tips and tricks with a video illustrator tutorial: How to Draw a Crazy Sheep.