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Designing Products!

Designing Products!

Designing products is SO much fun! It’s definitely a huge passion of mine. However it can be quite tricky to get started. Never fear! I am here to help and guide you! I thought I’d share with you some advice on designing products- sort of like a “a step by step guide” and how to ensure everything runs smoothly. Do Product Research! First off, as I’ve said before, it’s super important that you are creating a product for you! Don’t create something you don’t love, if you do this, your passion isn’t there and you’ll find it a lot harder...

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My Top 5 Procreate Brushes

My Top 5 Procreate Brushes

Hey everyone! I’ve been doing a lot of drawing and designing recently, so I thought I’d share with you my favourite brushes to use on Procreate. If you’re subscribed to my newsletter, you would’ve been sent this a while back, however a lot of people have been asking, for here it is! 1. Technical Pen – This falls under the ‘Inking’ Category and it is my go to! I LOVE using this brush for outlining and finer details. It’s so good for creating more definition in your outlining, as it works SO well with pressure sensitivity. 2. Tinderbox- I have...

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Keeping Motivated: Top 10 Tips

Keeping Motivated: Top 10 Tips

Hey everyone, I hope you all had a lovely week. For those of you who are subscribed to my Newsletter, you would’ve received my email about motivation and keeping motivated in order to reach your goals. Recently I’ve been finding it hard to keep myself organised and motivated, especially when i’m working as my own boss and it’s only me to push myself. I then came across a small book in a Shoreditch store. The book is called ‘How to Not Always be Working: A toolkit for Creativity and Radical Self Care’ by Marlee Grace It includes a lot of...

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Things I Wish I Knew When Starting my Business

Things I Wish I Knew When Starting my Business

Hey guys! It’s Freelance Friday time and I thought I’d write a blog post this time, as I haven’t done this in a while! Since starting my business I’ve been able to look back and analyse what I’ve done so far and look at what I wish to improve. Through doing this, I’ve found some things that I wish I knew/did at the beginning. I have no regrets during the road of starting this business, however I do have things I wish I knew! Wishing I started earlier  One thing I really wish I did, was start earlier. This sounds...

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Quinn’s Pins: The Past 2 Years

Quinn’s Pins: The Past 2 Years

It’s coming up to 2 years from the start of my store. I started Quinn’s Pins in late 2018, not expecting for it to become a main income for me. Yet 2 years later I continue to make new products, grow my audience and just generally have a bloody great time! So I thought I would do a look back at my past two years as a business owner, talk through how I did it, thing’s I’ve learnt and my future goals. Hopefully it can help any of you looking at starting an online store! Starting Quinn’s Pins Some of...

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