Make Art That Sells

Things are quite busy here and I've once again neglected my blog! I've been in learning mode, taking the Lilla Rogers' Make Art That Sells e-course. I've been looking to spread my wings into other industries for a while now, and I just couldn't pass up on this course when I found out about it. I also realized I haven't taken a class in ages! It was nice getting class assignments where I can explore my style without worrying about producing for a client. Here are some of the images I've been working on for the past few weeks.

Week 1: Bolt Fabric- I've had a very short stint working in a childrenswear company long ago. I didn't enjoy it then and went into children's publishing, but now going back to it and doing it my way makes a huge difference. I also got the "ah-ha moment" I was looking for in week 1! I'm pretty sure I want to do more of this now.

Week 2: Home Decor- We had to design plates with a seed/pod theme.  Yikes! Realized I haven't really designed anything on a circle before, so something as simple as that can be new and exciting. I had a difficult time with this one, as designing something for "grown-ups" trips me up. I'm happy with this design as a first try, even though I didn't follow the assignment exactly. Oops. I really wanted to put my birdie with the glasses on there!

Week 3: Children's Books- My home turf! I'm currently in this week at the moment and this is from the mini exercise we have to do each week. Snails! I don't think I've explored Snails as a character on this level before so once again, very inspiring. I'm having fun! I'll come back and post the final piece for the assignment later.

That's it for now! Cluck cluck!