Experiments in Blue // Week 27

07/05/16

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This week: another pattern (and I’m a day late posting since yesterday was a holiday).

Enjoy!

To view all of my Experiments in Blue, just go here.

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Be You Tee is Back!

06/29/16

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Friends, I am excited to announce that my Be You Tee is available again through Cotton Bureau! Are you the “pink sheep” of your family? The weirdo? The one who is always different? Or maybe you just like sheep! Then this shirt is for you!

We are also offering a tank top right now, so grab yours today! Sale of these shirts ends in two weeks, so don’t wait!

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George McCalman

06/28/16

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I am so thrilled to share with you my most recent recorded interview — this one with my friend George McCalman, one of the most prolific and inspiring artists living today. After fourteen years as an art director in the magazine industry, working for publications like ReadyMade, Mother Jones, and Entertainment Weekly, George opened his freelance design studio in 2011. Now, in addition to design, George is also channeling his creative juju and enormous talent into hand drawn and painted illustration and type. He uses this enormous talent not only to work for clients, but also to document his life and passions through personal projects. We sat down and talked about his roots, what inspires him, the recent changes in his path and what he’s learned about what makes him tick creatively over the years. George is a fantastic conversationalist, and I know you will be inspired by his attitude and story. Just click play on the MP3 player below and enjoy photos of George’s work below (much of which we refer to in the interview). A great place to follow George is on Instagram, where he openly shares his creative process and work. I present to you the latest in my Interviews with people I Admire series, George McCalman!

 

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Experiments in Blue // Week 26

06/27/16

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This week’s Experiment in Blue is a pattern! You can see all of my Experiments in Blue here.

Happy Monday!

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Joy of Swimming Instagram Contest Winner!

06/24/16

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Thank you to everyone who joined in on my Joy of Swimming Instagram contest (you can view the original post and rules here). I loved all of the entries (and will share my favorites below), but the winner is Abbie Adams, who created this really amazing stop motion gif with the book! It’s incredible, isn’t it?? Abbie is an illustrator living in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

I loved all of the entries but these two below were close runners up after Abbie!

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I love this gorgeous painting of the cover (as a library book!!) by @jdgchocolat!

And I also loved this painting that includes the cover by @zestandlavender! Isn’t it fabulous???

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Thank you to everyone who participated!! Abbie, I’ll be in touch about claiming your prizes!

Speaking of Joy of Swimming, check out this article in Swimming World about the book!

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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