Tag Archives: Business of art

#54 INTERVIEW WITH A FOOD ARTIST

I have gotten satisfaction from experiences in my career where there wasn’t any monetary compensation. This post is an example of that. Continue reading

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#53 MY NUTS WERE LIKE DIAMONDS

I’m coming out of my shell to share one of my nuttiest jobs! But seriously, this was a really fun post for me. Continue reading

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#52 BEING OPEN

Being open are two simple words that have had a huge impact on my life. Creating “Illustrating My Life” gave me such an expansive feeling and the connections I made with people who found my blog were inspiring. For me, that was priceless! Continue reading

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#51 THE YOGURT WAS CREAMY, TILLAMOOK WAS DREAMY

My illustrations adorn at least thirty labels of yogurt for Tillamook Dairy Company. Working for them is definitely dreamy! Continue reading

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#50 TRANSFORMING MY LIFE

Five years ago, I named one of my posts “I Started Out Flakey and Then I Went Nuts. It was because I had illustrated an entire line of cereal boxes and mixed nut labels for Publix Supermarkets. Well, I seriously considered naming this post as Part Two: “I Started Out Flakey and Then I Went “Coco”nuts!” That’s because I am going to share the process of illustrating a Tillamook ice cream bar with a coconut flake coating. Continue reading

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#49 I RAISED THE BAR (AND TOOK A BITE)

Taking a bite out of an ice cream bar might seem simple, but it was a little more complicated than that! Continue reading

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#48 LAYERS IN MY LIFE – PART 2

As a professional illustrator who works with Photoshop, layers are very important when I’m digitally illustrating. And for my Tillamookie Ice Cream Sandwich project, ice cream, chocolate and cookie layers were critical for my client, too! Continue reading

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