September 19, 2011
happy monday, lovelies! i’m on the mend from my knee surgery and just wanted to say a big thank you for bearing with me! my mom came out all the way from north carolina last week, and it was so wonderful to have her here. she made us lots of yummy meals and helped with my recovery so much. miss you mom!
now on to something verrrry exciting. beth nicholls from do what you love has just announced a brand new e-course: the art and business of surface pattern design featuring rachael taylor! if you have ever dreamt of seeing your designs on stationery, fabric, homewares or other products, sharing your art through pattern, and monetizing your designs this groundbreaking course is for you!
you may not know this about me, but i have been an aspiring textile designer for a few years now. as i’ve been training and working on designs, this e-course couldn’t have come at a better time. i couldn’t sign up quick enough! if you have ever dreamed of designing your own patterns or seeing your own artwork illustrated as surface design, this e-course is for you.
the course features 3 modules (you can sign up for 1, 2 or all 3) which will take you through all the ins and outs of becoming a successful designer.
module 1: designing your way- how to gather inspiration, build patterns, create mood boards, work with color and more.
module 2: creating your professional identity- how to start your own label, develop a signature look, develop a collection, market yourself and more.
module 3: monetizing your designs- how to identify multiple streams of income for your designs, sell and license your designs, choose the right distribution and more.
this is only a brief mentioning of each module, if you want to read more detailed outlines, visit the e-course page here!
sound like you? read more about it at the art and business of surface pattern design featuring rachael taylor. don’t delay- the first module begins november 14th!