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The Sprinkles

The Sprinkles

With each new grandchild that joined our family my mom just had to get the latest, cutest stickers for them which quickly dubbed her the sticker grandma. I waited with much anticipation to start this project and wanted to do something fun and whimsical that children... read more
Dark Render – Ignore White

Dark Render – Ignore White

I’ve never attempted to make a gig poster but my future son-in-law is a guitarist in a band in Chicago so I wanted to do one for him that would highlight the new name of his band, Dark Render. Yes, you guessed it, he loves metal. His favorite animal is an eagle and... read more
Adhesive Ideas

Adhesive Ideas

This was a great opportunity for me to print something I have never even thought of printing before. I am not much of a sticker person, that is, I’ve never delved into the world of stickers, collected them, or really admired them in the past. Yet that... read more
Sun, Sand, and a Chiweenie

Sun, Sand, and a Chiweenie

I decided for my sticker project that I really wanted to incorporate my little dog (Lola, a chiweenie) into my designs. I decided to design her at the beach because I’m ready to head to the beach for spring break next week and that’s really all I can think... read more
Can I have some sugar?

Can I have some sugar?

I chose to use three different sugar skull women to make for my stickers. They each represent different chakras. I began my process by sketching out some of my ideas.  I began the process by solely using sugar skulls. As I continued to create my skulls, I kept... read more
Childhood Summer Backdrops

Childhood Summer Backdrops

This project’s drafting process was fun for me. I truly enjoyed the creative process of refining my general idea for a “nature” theme into details that began representing my desire to portray outdoors-y sentiments. This theme was personally... read more
Stick to your vision

Stick to your vision

As the last project of the semester, I wanted to create a series of stickers that represented who I was as a creative and share that passion with others. Creating stickers is also a fun way to advertise my art and also exchange stickers with others.  Sketching  From... read more
The Final Frontier

The Final Frontier

This is it! The last project of the semester, and I have to say, I am really pleased to see how far I’ve gotten as an artist because of this class. This class and these projects have definitely pushed me, my skills, and my creativity, and I’ve had a lot of... read more
Wanderlust

Wanderlust

  This week We were given the task of designing and then creating in real life, three stickers that were well designed and looked like a set.    As always I began at the drawing board sketching some ideas I had for stickers.  I definitely wanted to go with a... read more