Video: Seamless Pattern Ideas

Yesterday I posted this video on my YouTube channel asking for your pattern ideas. I received many comments from you guys! Wow! You are full of great creative ideas! Thank you so much for your help! The achievement of my goal of creating 500 vector seamless patterns for my iStockphoto portfolio this year is getting closer and closer every day. Your ideas surely help a lot with making it possible! Here is the video…

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03 Aug 2011

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Video: My Seamless Patterns – Handmade Scarves

Hey all! How are you doing? Hope your summer is warm and beautiful! It’s been pretty chilly and rainy here in Groningen so I decided to show you a couple of scarves I made… They are special scarves because they are made with custom printed fabric with my own vector seamless patterns on them! Check them out in my this week’s YouTube video.

 

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27 Jul 2011

Video: Mounted Print Giveaway Winner Announced

Hey guys! :) I hope your summer is going great! I have plans to work this summer, but I still have lots of fun with my projects and videos every day :) This time I am happy to announce that I have chosen the winner of my Mounted Print Giveaway.

 

 

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20 Jul 2011

Video: Win Mounted Print! Giveaway

It’s time for a giveaway! :) And more importantly it’s time for YouTube giveaway! Here is a little video about how you can enter and win my Music Lover mounted print with Rondy the Elephant on the roof! Thank you all who have already taken part! So here we go…

 

 

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13 Jul 2011

Video: How To Make Mounted Prints

 Wouldn’t it be cool to have a way to create that canvas 3D look for your art prints? I think so! :) After some planning and exchanging ideas Alex and I came up with a way to mount my illustration reproductions on wooden blocks. The process takes some time, but we are very pleased with the result! Here is a video tutorial with step-by-step instructions on how to create great mounted prints that do not require a frame…

 

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07 Jul 2011

Video: Oksancia’s Workplace Tour

Hey guys! Today I invite you to have a peak inside my home studio! In this video episode I show you my workplace where I spend most of my creative time behind my computer and digital drawing tablet… Hope you like it! :) I include links to all the things I use below in this post.

 

 

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29 Jun 2011

Video: DIY Art Brush Roll Organizer Fun Tutorial

Hey guys! Here is my newest video and this time I put together a little tutorial for you! It is partially video, partially vector animation… Let’s get crafty and make a handy roll organizer for art brushes, pencils, other art supplies or even your makeup brushes. No matter what you are going to store and “organize” in it, the most important thing is to have fun! :)

 

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21 Jun 2011

Video: The Story Of One Print Or Elephant In Envelope

Hey! I managed to fit an elephant in a post envelope! Don’t believe it? Just watch my latest video! :) Of course, the elephant is my illustration character Rondy and it sits comfortably on a paper print, but it did fit into my cardboard envelope! True story! I wanted to practice filming and shot this video all by myself – pretty proud :D

 

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15 Jun 2011

Video: Process Behind Fabric Print Transfer: I Transferred My Elephant

Hey guys! A bit late, but nevertheless, here is my video number 4! It is actually a mini lesson on how to transfer inkjet print picture on a t-shirt fabric. I hope you enjoy watching it and after that you will go and make a colorful t-shirt of your own! :) Don’t forget to mirror the picture on your computer before printing it on inkjet paper! :D

 

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09 Jun 2011

Let Them Smile, But Don’t Stop! Animation Video

My third video is up! :) This time it is a mix of my poem, illustration and a video blog with yours truly! I still feel a bit tense on camera, but I really had lots of fun coming up with new ideas and filming this short movie. Alex helped me with everything. Hope you enjoy watching our little video as we did creating it.

 

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01 Jun 2011