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Learning Adobe Illustrator easily with Laura Coyle | Pitter Pattern

I have a great one for you today! For surface pattern designers, learning Adobe Illustrator is essential and definitely a game-changer. This is why I’m so excited to introduce you to one of my favourite Illustrator teachers, Laura Coyle.

Laura has unparalleled knowledge of all things Illustrator, and the way she delivers the information is so clear and engaging that it’s always a pleasure to watch. Her courses make learning Illustrator feel effortless and fun.

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A simple guide to starting in Surface Pattern Design | Pitter Pattern

If you’re at the beginning of your surface pattern design journey, full of enthusiasm but overwhelmed and unsure about how to take that first step, this one is for you.

The good news is, you don’t have to dive all the way in. Your mission is simple – take it one step at a time. Remember, you don’t need to see the entire staircase to start climbing; just focus on that first step, and the next will reveal itself.

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2023 Surface Design Symposium - Spoonflower x Craft Industry Alliance

I’ve got some exciting news today. Spoonflower’s free annual Surface Design Symposium is just around the corner, and if you’re a surface design lover (and I guess you are since you’re here!), this is an event you won’t want to miss!

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been around the block, there’s something here for everyone. They’ve got a bunch of awesome topics lined up, and some seriously talented artists and designers are gonna be sharing their wisdom.

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The 'Licensing For Artists' course is now open all year round!

A while ago I wrote a post about artist Juliet Meeks’ ‘Licensing For Artists’ course. It has been a popular one. Art licensing seems to be a very sought-after topic in the surface pattern design universe… Well, guess what? Big news! The course used to be one of those “once a year, blink-and-you-miss-it” events, but recently Juliet decided to keep it open ALL. YEAR. ROUND!

So if you’ve been itching to get into the world of licensing or just want to get better at it, there’s no need to wait around any more. Just get in there whenever you’re ready.

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