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Category: the Life of anieKsteph

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Three stages of my messy illustration style

Many people have been asking me to discuss my artistic practices in illustration. Here is a brief run down… My style of illustration involves the following steps. Step One: Line work. It is the basic outline or shape of the elements contained within the design. I am a big fan of tracing the basic shape using reference images. The concept of the design originates in my mind/ from my thoughts. After I conceptualize the message (narrowing down what I hope to convey) I use a reference image, Photoshop, and other… Read more Three stages of my messy illustration style

Christmas Countdown

I am looking forward to the holidays this year. The past two years have brought a number of changes to my life; the biggest change being my entry into motherhood. Some of you may have noticed that I looked quite pregnant in the photos of my trip to the Island of Madeira in 2017. I was over seven months pregnant at the time of that trip, so I like to think that the baby enjoyed the trip as well. At the beginning of 2018 I had a healthy baby girl,… Read more Christmas Countdown

Tips For Success in Blog writing #7 on best reads list

My latest publication: “Tips For Success in Blog Writing” is an instant hit. I wrote this publication to help prospective bloggers to start the blog they have always dreamed of. In this free ebook offer tips and tricks to get over that first hump of beginning the process. I show readers that they have the potential do the things they really love, by planning ahead. This week I am happy to announce that “Tips For Success In Blog Writing” has made it to #7 on BookAuthority.com’s list of 2019’s Best… Read more Tips For Success in Blog writing #7 on best reads list