Packaging Design

I completed Packaging Design which was my fifth class towards a degree in Communication Design. This course provided a great insight into the world of packaging and the impact it has on our everyday lives. I received a final grade of 90/100. I was slightly disappointed I didn’t achieve a higher mark, but still happy…

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June 2017

Another month has rolled to an end. It seems like this year is going very fast. In June 2017 I finished my packaging design class, completed renovations on my mum’s room and battled an evil flu bug. Packaging Design This class has quite intense. There was a lot of different activities to complete and a…

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80 Free Patterns

I have created a selection of 80 Free Patterns that you can download for personal use. This is my first time sharing patterns, and I tried to create a vast range. All are based on simple shapes and vary in detail and effect. It did take me some time to work out how to make…

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April & May 2017

Wow. It has been a while since I blogged. I had been very busy over the past two months with University, particularly the packaging design class. He is a recap of my April & May 2017. April & May 2017 was mostly just two busy months where I dedicated a lot of time to study…

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What free resources do you want?

As a blogger and designer, I like to give a helping hand to others when I can. I thought it would be fun to create digital freebies which may be useful. The question is, what free resources do you want? If you’re a blogger who seeks out free resources to use, what do you look…

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March 2017

In March 2017 I turned 30, started my next class (packaging design), took photos and tried to kickstart the old ‘study brain’. I have also been renovating my mum’s bedroom (I swear I will get the house completed eventually). I am trying to be kind to myself, and do small things that incite positive vibes.…

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30 Before 30 Review

In 2014 I created a blog post (and page) where I aimed to complete 30 things before turning 30. My objective was to perform many tasks I had wanted to do but lacked time or motivation. While I was not able to finish all items before turning 30, I am proud of those I was…

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Thirty

Today I turned thirty. I celebrated my thirtieth birthday with my parents and kept it low-key. I’m not a party person, so that was ideal for me.  Age doesn’t define who you are. Age doesn’t dictate how you should live. Age is a process of growing and discovering yourself, not measured in numbers or dates.…

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February 2017

February 2017 was a rather good month. I completed my digital design class, had a little beach holiday and have mostly been relaxing. Being away from home and experiencing a new environment can be so rewarding. I completed my fourth class, Digital Design (for a BA of Design: Communication Design). It was an interesting class…

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Beach Holiday

I recently had a mini beach holiday and it was beautiful. There is something so calming and radiant about being at the beach. Watching the waves crash in and feeling the sand and water between your toes. The contrast of living in rural bushland and suddenly being surrounded by endless ocean is mind-blowing. Staring out…

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Cup Message Board

I am pleased to announce that Cup Message Board is now online*. Cup Message Board (or CUPMB for short) is an online community for bloggers to participate in forums and discussions. You can share your blog, talk about ways to promote your site and hopefully make some new friends. While many of our members are…

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Hooray, Digital Design Complete

I have completed my class on Digital Design, with the submission of my last assessment (hooray! ). While I do not have my final grade yet, I am confident I passed. Digital Design was my fourth class towards my Bachelor of Design (Communication Design). Digital Design involved learning to use Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop. While…

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