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My Classes

Every class I create is broken down into bite sized pieces so you can learn how to draw and design on your iPad by learning one little step at a time. In each class, you’ll learn how to create sharable illustrations and hand lettering compositions. You can use the projects you create in my classes for sharing online, uploading to print on demand sites, or printing out for personal or commercial use.

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About Me

I’m an artist, designer, and teacher who loves sharing techniques and resources.  I’ve been painting, collaging, and drawing since I was old enough to hold scissors and pencils without adult supervision, and I earned an MFA in art in 2013. Since then, I’ve been teaching around the world, online and in person.

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.I’m obsessed with pushing the limits of painting and illustrating on my iPad, and helping hobbyists, artists, and designers develop their creative style.   I share tons of iPad tips, resources, and downloads on my blog here.

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I love sharing free resources with artists and designers around the world, so each of my classes includes some freebies like these color changing acrylic brushes for Procreate:

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 See how these color changing brushes work here

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Why iPads

You know that feeling when you sit down in front of expensive watercolor or drawing paper and wonder if you’ll “mess it up”? I know this feeling stops a lot of people from sitting down to create, which is why the iPad is a perfect companion for artists and designers. When you create on your iPad, you can totally forget about wasting materials, and just get your ideas on down.

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Another great aspect of working digitally, is that you can create anywhere.  In the car on a road trip, on a park bench, or sitting at a cafe with your favorite drink. So if you can’t find me, I’m probably hiding in a coffee shop drawing on my iPad.

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Ready to get started? If you aren’t sure which class to try first, check out this page.

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Common Questions

Can I use your brushes and downloads for commercial use?

I love to give away free brushes and downloads!  I create them specifically for the projects shown in my classes, but feel free to use them on other projects.  You can use the brushes and downloads I give away to create artwork for both personal and commercial use.  The only restriction is that I ask that you don’t sell or give away the brushes or downloads themselves.  Anything you create on your own device is fair game though!  Have more questions?  Send me a message below.

Where did you get your iPad grip and case?

I created a post with links to all of my favorite iPad gear here, and talk about my favorite screen protector here.

Where should I start with iPad art/design?

Check out this page where I list some beginner friendly classes.

How much do your classes cost?

You can learn about pricing here.

Contact Me

Contact Me

Design a Pattern Collection on Your iPad

Learn how to design a pattern collection on your iPad from start to finish.  I’ll show you options for making your repeat elements in both Procreate and Affinity designer, so you can choose which option works best for you!

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70s Lettering

Learn how to create 70s style hand lettering and decoration from start to finish.  We’ll cover everything you need to know to add the kind of bold color, drastic variation, and playful decorations that were so popular in the 70s and are now popping up all over in the design world on stationary, clothing, home decor.

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Limited Color Palette Illustration in Procreate

Learn how to create limited color illustrations and palettes on your iPad in Procreate.  We’ll cover every step of the process from building new palettes to creating illustrations that are ideal for limited palettes.

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Ink Illustration Techniques in Procreate

In this class, you’ll learn three different ways to use ink lines and dots to add shadow, highlights, and depth to your work.  We’ll look at tons of tips and tricks for hatching, crosshatching, and stippling, and talk about how to add bold color to your linework to add variation and contrast that makes your work stand out online and in print.

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Insect Animation and Illustration in Procreate

In this class you’ll learn how to create unique insect illustrations and animations on your iPad in Procreate. When you watch the class you’ll get all of the color palettes and Procreate brushes I use in my insect illustrations including 14 drawing and texture brushes that will help you add tons of depth, texture, and grit like this to your illustrations

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Wildflowers in Procreate + Free Gouache Brushes and Color Palettes

In this class, you’ll learn how to paint colorful wildflower arrangements in Procreate. When you watch this class you’ll get all of the brushes and color palettes I use in the class as free downloads, including my saturation booster brushes, which allow you to use the pressure of your stylus to create varied brushstrokes on the canvas.