How to keep it simple and visually attractive? 5 steps to instantly upgrade your social media game!

Constant worries about social content and right pictures for the right message brings you a headache? Tremble no more! Whith simple visual thinking and few design tricks you will develop that necessary graphic muscle that will change your instagram feed, rock your business & lift your spirit! 

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How to create a marble texture using nail polish | Tutorial

So your eyes catch these amazing textures all over the internet, but the DIY version still remains a mystery? Don't worry, it is more than easy to create these beauties!

Just drip a few drops of different nail polish into the water and place the paper on top. Then pick it up holding the edge and place on the paper towel. That's about it!

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Ideas for making patterns with handmade stamps | Tutorial

Today I'm here with a fun tutorial on how simple things that you already have at home can serve as perfect stamps! This is all about creating texture, pattern and seeing objects in different light.

Don't you love that simple and messy textured paper that can be paired with almost everything? I sure do! From journaling and art projects to scrapbooking and digital pattern creating. The options to use these kind of patterns are endless (they sure will look perfect paired with your last travel photos, haha)!

So let's look around our home and see what we can grab for this project.

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How to be a productive artist while procrastinating

I know that multitasking is bad. Everyone can agree that a person can really focus on one/two things at a time. Also, often while procrastinating, people do activities that are totally unrelated to the stuff they really have to do. Procrastination happens when serious work is waiting to get done but our mind is still sleeping. Have you been there? I have (watching tv series while I should be studying is the worst)!

Some days just have to be slow and procrastination is not always bad. The balance between work & rest is very important! As artists, we have a lot of stuff that needs to be done but doesn't require a lot of attention. So what tasks can be completed while binge watching Netflix all evening?

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How to get things done and establish a morning routine

I know it's everywhere! Tips & tricks saying to change your whole life in order to fit into the system. System of running and busy people. We all want to be busy. That's because sitting and snoozing doesn't get us anywhere. Feeling unproductive in 21st. century makes our brain scream and shrink from pain.

I want to tell you up front that by implementing any routines into daily life you might get nothing out of it. However, if a miracle happens and you honestly try because you really need it... Chances are big that happiness and creative sparcle will come back to your soul. Maybe it will be the next morning that you wake up smilling. Eager to do all the amazing stuff that's on your mind. 

But without trying you won't know, right?

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Two best apps for capturing ideas, making lists and planning your next drawing.

Have you ever been on a road and hit with a sudden urge to draw something? Ideas come to our head & if not captured they fly away very quickly! I've been struggling with taking a notebook and pen with me all the time. The fact is that it's incovenient if traveling, driving or doing any other activity that involves motion! As the real paper will for sure be my number one option, digital device is always around and more comfortable to use one the go. 

For this reason I decided to share two of my favorite apps for capturing ideas, thoughts and random sketches.

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Creative activities | Journaling and making collage with prints on colored paper + FREE BUTTERFLY CLIP ART DOWNLOAD

I like journaling a lot. Expressing through collage making, doodling and lettering is the best creative activity! One thing that I learned from daily practicing is that experimenting is the key to stimulating mind and starting the day right. Trying new things is inseparable from rewarding and happy feelings afterwards. 

+ DOWNLOAD FREE BUTTERFLY CLIP ART!

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Learn Photoshop Series | How to create a seamless pattern + FREE phone wallpaper

In this digital age it is so important to work not only on paper. You need to know programs like photoshop to be able to work on your art with computer. At first it sounds scary, I know! But in these Learn Photoshop Series I will show you how easy it is to transfer your art to computer and polish it! I'm not a pro, but on my way of experimentation I found a way to take care of my art and I want to share this knowledge with ya! Really you just have to know a few simple steps. That's not hard at all. In about 10 minutes or less you can create a beautiful shareable digital version of your art work! 

It is so fun to have various patterns by the side to fill in shapes or backgrounds! All those simple dots, strokes and other cute little things helping to create. I use this method very often. Create interesting brush strokes and geometric designs with it. Making a pattern might save you so much time. Let's learn how to do it!

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Magic of colors. Why it is so important to choose them wisely? | Learn more

It’s so interesting how important colors are in our lives. They can describe us, move us, form our opinions, help us visualize and so much more. With this post I want to talk a little about it just to remind you the beauty and meaning behind it. That the next time when you’ll be painting or drawing something (or even buying a new scarf!) there would be an understanding about the secrets behind this magic.

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Professional ALPHA design markers | Review

Recently I bought myself a present - new art supplies. A lot of stationery lovers would know that amazing feeling of having new pens, paints and other cool stuff to play with. Something mesmerizing about it!

So I was looking for some new coloring pens for a while now and bought ALPHA design markers. Based on high quality non-toxic alcohol ink these pens have two tips with different width - fine and broad one. After trying them out I decided to share my opinion and give you a review about it!

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Learn Photoshop Series | How to easily change image colors | Tutorial

You digitalize your drawing, make all the adjustments and then comes that feeling when something just isn't right! After some wondering I saw that with a little tweak in colors it is possible to make this feeling go away. I have a good news - that's more than easy to modify and experiment with colors of the drawing. I'm using photoshop cs6 for playing with this flower bouguet. If you own any other version it should be just as easy!

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Creative activities | Making collage on a rainy autumn day

There are a lot of interesting activities on a gloomy autumn day. Cozy evening on sofa in front of TV while drinking huge cups of coffee. Books, magazines, good movies and so on... Today I have in mind something more creative. If you are into art journaling then making collages will be no secret for you. But maybe you have forgotten how much fun it is. 

Let me remind you!

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Learn Photoshop Series | How to remove image background | Tutorial

In this digital age it is so important to work not only on paper. You need to know programs like photoshop to be able to work on your art with computer. At first it sounds scary, I know! But in these Learn Photoshop Series I will show you how easy it is to transfer your art to computer and polish it! I'm not a pro, but on my way of experimentation I found a way to take care of my art and I want to share this knowledge with ya! Really you just have to know a few simple steps. That's not hard at all. In about 10 minutes or less you can create a beautiful shareable digital version of your art work!

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Connecting google analytics with squarespace

Let me first tell you, that I'm not a "tech" person. All the coding and computer stuff looks like a dark forest for me! However, when I want something done - I do my best. As living on a student budget I know that it is hard to hire designers, assistants and other smart people for every little task... It is especially hard when you are just starting and not making any money from blogging (I'm here with you!). All the investments seems already too big and while I know how to "google things" I want to show you how easy some tasks are. 

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