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A ‘re-awarding’ start to 2016!

A ‘re-awarding’ start to 2016!

February 12, 2016 9:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

What a year it’s shaping up to be – and we’re only halfway through February! I’m delighted to announce I’m a finalist in the inaugural Business Growth Wales Awards next month, which celebrates some of the best of business in South Wales.

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Regional Awards Nomination 2016

January 20, 2016 10:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

After a pretty fantastic end to 2015 by winning Runner-Up in the Creative Industries Category of the Entrepreneur Wales Awards, I'm so thrilled to tell you that it's now been announced I'm a finalist in the Freelancer of The Year Category for the Regional Awards. Hurrah!

Working with Cardiff University

Working with Cardiff University

November 3, 2015 9:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We're very pleased to have worked with Cardiff University over the last couple of months on their new and improved alumni magazine which is being distributed this month. Cardiff Connect, formerly Cardiff Magazine...

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10 tips to survive working from home with a puppy

August 4, 2015 1:01 pm Published by 1 Comment

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.