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In the last step and article about how to make a 3-year plan for your small creative business using big corporate strategy I talk about how to review your first year and what to think about when you're about to enter your second year.
In this step I show you how I incorporate the project plan into my weekly schedule, along with my daily tasks in order to make sure things move forward in a steady pace. You'll get a free weekly schedule template to print and fill in your own activities.
I used to work as a project manager and in this article I share my secrets of project planning.
In the 18th century there were principles about what designs that were appropriate for specific products, but does those rules apply today? And can rules help us pattern designers in any way? In this article I try to figure out which products work well with the pattern design often called Toile de Jouy.
Join our Bring Spring art challenge and a chance to win 1 of 5 premium Skillshare memberships for a year! I have teamed up with four other Skillshare top teachers to inspire you to make 10 pieces of art or patterns based on 10 prompts. Everyone can join!
In this tutorial I share my tips on where you can use product mockups to visualize your pattern designs and how to make your own mockup images and then apply the pattern with Photoshop. It's easy, fun and very addictive!