Blog, photography, Running your own art business

Selling your artwork on online galleries

My 'Daughter of Woman' series is for sale on Saatchi Art. Saatchi Art is an online gallery where artists can sell their work globally. The gallery commission in 35%, which isn't bad, some galleries take 50% +. Creating an account. Creating an account and uploading my work was simple and the website was easy to… Continue reading Selling your artwork on online galleries

Blog, Commercial, Illustration, Running your own art business

My finished pattern design

I finished my first repeating pattern with Anne LaFollette's mini course! I've learnt lots about Adobe Illustrator, and I've come realise I want more! I can see how big this creative program is and how it is the programme used in the graphics and illustration industry. I going to have to invest in it, as… Continue reading My finished pattern design

Illustration, Running your own art business

Using Adobe Illustrator for pattern design

It's lesson 2 of Anne LaFollette's 'From Doodles to Dollars' free mini course about pattern design. As I had thought, the lessons are from her Skillshare course 'From Sketch to Wrapping Paper'. Consequently, I am running ahead a bit as I know most of the techniques in this course. I'm using Procreate on the iPad… Continue reading Using Adobe Illustrator for pattern design

Blog, Illustration, Running your own art business

Teaching yourself pattern design

I've started Anne LaFollette's pattern design mini course, 'From Doodles to Dollars'. For day 1, I created sketches to use in a pattern. I drew them on my iPad Pro using Procreate and Apple Pencil. Anne works on paper and photographs her sketches to digitise them. I took inspiration from my daily walk in the… Continue reading Teaching yourself pattern design

Blog, Illustration, Running your own art business

Learning surface pattern design

I’m starting Anne LaFolette’s surface pattern design mini course ‘From Doodles to Dollars’ on Monday! I’m excited to learn about this area of illustration and design and to see if it’s something I would like to delve deeper into. It is a 5 day commitment, Anne will be setting homework assignments! I’m a bit nervous… Continue reading Learning surface pattern design