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I acknowledge the Yuggera people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which I live, create and work.
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[…] completing my 2020 business review I can see that while I achieved a few things, I was also not completely focussed and easily […]
[…] really really REALLY loved Parrot Fish Party who I created last year, and knew I wanted to explore this ‘fun fish’ idea some more. […]
[…] Swirl in pink Blue Lagoon in dark plum/pink colours Bird of Paradiso in pink and […]
[…] The thought of trying to do some watercolour illustration was too overwhelming, so I turned to paper collage. I’d only ever played with paper collage once before, and that was to create my Bird of Paradiso design. […]
Great photos and happy to hear you are doing well.
[…] decided to make this a yearly habit, completing a business review of the previous year and then writing a second blog post about what I’m going to do differently this […]
[…] if you haven’t already, go back and read my 2021 business review so you can see where we are up to. And yes, I do realise it is May already but I’m glad to […]
[…] of my favourite holiday destinations ever – it is so close to Brisbane city and I just love spending time on this magical […]
[…] of dogs! I have often seen them diving in summer in Australia and have a few photos from places like Julian Rocks at Byron Bay and Manta Bommie at North Stradbroke […]
[…] Leopard sharks are just beautiful animals to see underwater, they are calm and gentle and remind me of dogs! I have often seen them diving in summer in Australia and have a few photos from places like Julian Rocks at Byron Bay and Manta Bommie at North Stradbroke Island. […]
Thanks Lee 😊
[…] I didn’t even know the term ‘surface pattern design’ when I took a weekend art class in textile design back in 2017. I was pregnant at the time and had always had a love of pattern and art but had no idea it was something I could actually do. […]
[…] If you haven’t already, go back and read the first post about why I chose surface pattern design! […]
[…] that you have decided you want to be a surface pattern designer, and you have learnt the basics of pattern creation, what is […]
[…] There are many resources online to guide you through making a website, just remember as you create your website refer to your brand style guide. […]
[…] need a marketing strategy and most importantly you need to allocate time to it – I block out two days each month just […]
[…] are so many great resources available to help you run a surface pattern design business. I have compiled a list of my absolute favourite FREE business resources that I use almost every […]
[…] to my 2022 business review! Unlike last year I am actually getting to write my business review close to the start of the year […]
Hey Anna. I finally got around to reading your business review. Thanks so much for sharing and your experience has definitely given me some food for thought. I’m really loving your latest designs and the current path you are on. Oh, and I love hearing about your travels and seeing your photos.
thank you Kerry – I’m so glad it has given you some ideas! Yes I can’t wait to share more of the travel pics!
[…] business goals! I am writing this much more cautiously than I did last year, if you have read my 2022 business review you will see that I didn’t really achieve my main goals of last […]
[…] to do art. I did little bits and pieces when I could, and took my time to slowly complete an online surface design […]
[…] motifs I always seems to be drawn to are shells, palms, tropical flowers, reef fish, bright birds, […]
[…] I have been learning about pattern design and running a business, there was one activity I did that really helped me focus my art creation, […]
[…] you are lucky when it is really cold you see sea mist rising off the waves as the sun comes […]
[…] for a reason, or to create something I can use – these ideas have mostly come from my lack of time with a young child and feeling like I need to use all my free time super […]
[…] FLAMINGO FANTASY or read the story behind this […]
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[…] year I donated three artworks to the Incognito Art Show – I loved the experience so much that I decided to do it again this […]
[…] DOT’S SPOTS in Australia or overseas or read the story behind this […]