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I love making things with my hands...getting messy and dirty and having art projects spread out across the kitchen table. I love having to embrace the mistakes that happen when working with pen and ink and screens that sometimes shift during printing. I didn't used to be that way though.

I was a graphic designer, a public relations pro and a social media guru for a craft brewery. I spent six and a half years dreaming up poster designs and ad campaigns and social media stunts. I spent A LOT of time clicking a mouse. Sometimes it was really fun and I was pretty darn good at all of it. Until I burnt out. And I quit.

I longed to feel more alive than when I spent all day, every day in front of a computer screen. And so I walked away from a perfectly good job to give myself room to slow down, to be quiet and to stay open to…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 7
  • Joined September 21, 2011

Favorite materials

Speedball stamp carving tools and speedy carve surfaces, Moleskine notebooks, Jacquard metallic screen printing ink, and non toxic, water based screen printing ink for fabric

Shop

  • 521design
    Original Illustrations and Hand Made Prints

About

I love making things with my hands...getting messy and dirty and having art projects spread out across the kitchen table. I love having to embrace the mistakes that happen when working with pen and ink and screens that sometimes shift during printing. I didn't used to be that way though.

I was a graphic designer, a public relations pro and a social media guru for a craft brewery. I spent six and a half years dreaming up poster designs and ad campaigns and social media stunts. I spent A LOT of time clicking a mouse. Sometimes it was really fun and I was pretty darn good at all of it. Until I burnt out. And I quit.

I longed to feel more alive than when I spent all day, every day in front of a computer screen. And so I walked away from a perfectly good job to give myself room to slow down, to be quiet and to stay open to wherever this adventure is headed next!

And I'm thrilled to find that as I turn more and more to the HAND crafted, my joy in the creating just continues to grow!

Connect with me on my blog too to find out what inspires me, the stories behind the designs and more on my creative process. http://521design.wordpress.com/

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