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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...


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.


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?'...


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.


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.


FAQ’s from a Designer’s Friends

March 24, 2014 7:29 am Published by 1 Comment

I thought I would share some of the more unusual and ultimately frustrating questions I've received over the last few years. I've learnt to control by eye twitching and teeth grinding when they reach my ears and hopefully am now able to answer them without clenching my fists. So here goes... FAQ's from a Designer's Friends.


Interior Design: Your favourite era?

March 10, 2014 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Hello again! We’re going for something a bit different with today’s blog post, introducing you to one of our recent clients, Interior Design Hive. Founded in 2012 by interior designer Chris Miles, IDH brings the interior design industry into the 21st century by operating almost exclusively online, which allows them to deliver a luxury design service at an affordable price, in a convenient way that fits around busy modern life.