i am a creative, passionate design professional with years of freelance and company design experience. i am also a practical, down to earth individual with a diverse background in the fine arts and proven service to small businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
an edmonton born and raised designer, musical theatre enthusiast and coffee lover.
i have always been a creative type, but my love for design really kick-started in theatre school. so, i enrolled in the NAIT digital media design program, and graduated 2 years later with honours with distinction and a specialty in graphic design.
upon graduation i accepted a position at a local printing company. as well, i continued to expand my design skills by providing custom design services to a variety of freelance clients.
i am always looking for ways of expressing myself creatively, and to learn new art techniques. from painting to photography, business stationery to wedding invitations and event stationery, and small format to large format printing, i have had the opportunities to work with a broad range of media and to design for a wide spectrum of clients.
my skill set
i was honoured to once again be asked by the to do their promotional material for the 2015-2016 concert series. the richard eaton singers is an edmonton choir with deep roots in the edmonton musical scene. in it's 63rd season, they are well known for their collaborations with the edmonton symphony, and have presented fabulous pieces like handel's messiah, bach's b minor mass, and fauré's requiem, to name a few. their partnership with edmonton's
i am so pleased to showcase the wedding stationery inspiration package that i created for my dear friend, elizabeth johnson. the two of us met way back during our serving years, and i am honoured that she has allowed me to use her name (and her boyfriend's) for this shoot. so, although they are not currently engaged, i hope to do a real set for them in the future! a little about the design:
i've been doing a lot of freelance work over the last while and this past week has been a bit of a crash course with a steep, yet fulfilling learning curve. here are just a few of the things that i learned: i need to schedule my time more effectively every second of my design work counts, and has a value attached to it my business goals now matter more than ever--where do i