is personalisation more than a trend | guest blog from Print and Press London | Georgie St Clair

Is Personalisation More Than A Trend? [Guest Blog]

Today I have invited the talented and creative power-house Beki Gowing to the blog to talk about the trend for personalisation in everything from art and craft to design and fashion. Beki is a printed textile designer, and founder of the digital fabric printing company Print & Press, London. She has worked with John Lewis, the Royal College of Art, …

Illustration Life | Learning to Say No | Georgie St Clair

Illustration Life #33: Learning to Say No [weekly roundup]

The past week I’ve been lounging around in my comfy cool PJ’s, drinking copious amounts of water, gently perspiring and resting most of the day. Unfortunately, this hasn’t been due to me flying to warmer climates to enjoy a much-deserved Summer holiday. Nope. No plane catching for me. Instead, I’ve caught a nasty summer cold and chest infection. I’ve coughed …

5 Ways I Use Video Content Share my Fashion Illustration Work in Progress on Social Media | Georgie St Clair

5 Ways I Use Video to Share Fashion Illustration Work in Progress [Tools & Tips]

I can’t stress enough the importance of showing your work in progress if you are a designer, maker or small business owner. I’ve recently become obsessed with creating time-lapse videos and stop motion animation to show the magic behind my floral fashion illustration and my muse Sassy Du Fleur. I share these video animations on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. They …

5 Instagram Teaching Resources to Help Your Profile Bloom

5 Instagram Teaching Resources to Help Make Your Profile Bloom

Need some descent Instagram teaching resources? Today I’m sharing some of my tried and tested courses. There’s no mistaking that Instagram is BIG business for both brands and individuals. For artists, makers, designers and creatives of all disciplines, it’s imperative you have a strong presence on this visual platform. Making Instagram work for your independent and creative business can really …

Top 3 Thoughts For Negative Thinkers

Word of the Week: Dedication. Top 3 Positive Thoughts For Negative Thinkers

Dedication, dedication that’s all you need. Remember Roy Castle? Great smile, musician, actor, presenter. Remember Record Breakers and the song he and Cheryl Baker made famous, Dedication: ‘Dedication, Dedication, that’s all you need. If you wanna be a record breaker…whooo!’ (lovely warm feeling as I relive my youth!) Well that’s how I feel. I have to say the last couple …