Is it too early to start out occupied with the vacations? Sure and no.
Sure: It’s no longer even Halloween. If it’s the vacation season, that suggests we’re scarf-deep in snow and chilly climate (a minimum of right here in Minnesota).
No: I’m a procrastinator.
Yearly goes to be the yr that I am getting forward of the whole thing and ship out vacation playing cards. “That is the yr,” I’ve been telling myself since 2009.
Neatly, this? 2019? This is the yr. The yr I order and ship out vacation playing cards ahead of I understand I’m simply no longer going to get it achieved.
In truth, I’ve were given a little extra motivation this yr, as I designed a suite of FIVE other vacation playing cards with our pals at Artifact Rebellion. Those vacation playing cards had been impressed via my 100 Days of Creativity adventure from previous this yr.
I’m a graphic clothier via business however have additionally taken up portray as a separate ingenious outlet. Finding out easy methods to paint has opened me as much as exploring much more ingenious avenues, like slicing paper shapes and growing collages. By way of switching up mediums, I’ve modified my point of view on design and spread out a brand new type of self-expression.
My taste of design had prior to now been fairly inflexible and exact. It’s been a laugh (and a problem) to discover looser line placement and natural shapes to put across a theme.
Wish to learn extra concerning the partnership and my design procedure? Take a look at my interview on Artifact Rebellion.
Trace, trace: Consider Artifact Rebellion for vacation merchandise as neatly. My children ADORE the board books we made them lately. Either one of my children like to learn, and the enjoyment they confirmed when the books they had been retaining mirrored their very own lives used to be worthwhile.
We had been in a position to fill the books with photos of circle of relatives that don’t reside close to us, so they might see them on a daily basis. I’m additionally TERRIBLE at making picture books in a well timed way, which is why I’m doing them previous this yr. That is the yr.