09: Don’t Compare Yourself To Other Illustrators Success

Everybody has a different story – if we didn’t, life would be boring and predictable.  You should never compare your success to someone else’s because you don’t know how similar their situation is to yours. You don’t know what they’ve had to sacrifice to get to where they are today. Moreover, you can’t understand what Read more about 09: Don’t Compare Yourself To Other Illustrators Success[…]

08: Finding Time For Your Illustration Passion with the Overlap Technique

In reality my last post, which covered discovering your passion, could be seen as an idealistic approach to your career. It relies so heavily on time; something that in this day and age not a lot of people posses. The answer? Queue the Overlap Technique. Affording to find your passion One of the questions I’ve Read more about 08: Finding Time For Your Illustration Passion with the Overlap Technique[…]

006: How to Create Perfectly Symmetrical Hand-Drawn Illustrations with the Reflect Technique

With today’s technology it’s easy to scan in a drawing, digitise in Adobe Illustrator, duplicate and mirror it to make it symmetrical. However, I want to show you how to create a perfectly symmetrical illustration when you’re still in the hand-drawing stage using the Reflect Technique. When I was drawing the Zentangle Owl for Brown’s Read more about 006: How to Create Perfectly Symmetrical Hand-Drawn Illustrations with the Reflect Technique[…]