Do you ever marvel the place all of the enjoyable artwork in PicCollage comes from? Along with our in-house design group, we’ve received a military of fantastic freelance artists and designers who create the stickers, backgrounds, and card templates our customers love. This week, we sit down with artist Collyn Picket, the illustrator and graphic designer behind lots of our stickers, background patterns, and templates within the app. Study how she received into design, how she will get the inventive juices flowing, and the place she finds inspiration!
How did you get began in designing?
I’ve all the time recognized I wished to be an artist after I grew up so I studied graphic design in faculty. I grew to become a designer at an promoting company straight out of faculty, then a few yr in the past I transitioned to freelancing and I’ve been doing that ever since! 🙂 On daily basis is completely different and I like creating and studying one thing new every single day.
What would you do should you’re caught and haven’t any inspiration?
A change of surroundings all the time helps with this! It may be as straightforward as having espresso at a brand new place or happening a stroll in nature. I additionally love listening to podcasts like Artistic Pep Discuss or listening to new music! For me it’s all about getting out of your every day routine and doing belongings you don’t all the time do this helps preserve the inventive power flowing!
Your artwork is gorgeous! The place do you get the concepts for what you need to draw?
Thanks a lot! I get impressed by so many various issues! Considered one of my favourite methods to get contemporary concepts and get out of inventive ruts is by enjoying round with new kinds that I’ve by no means tried earlier than! I additionally love exploring different artists work to be taught extra about what different creatives are doing!
What’s your proudest creation?
That’s such a troublesome query! Honestly I’m undecided if I can pinpoint one proudest piece as I all the time strive every day to create one thing I’m extra pleased with than the final! Total my favourite works are those that may make a constructive influence on somebody’s life!
When you love Collyn’s work as a lot as we do (learn: a LOT) head over to the app to obtain her content material packs and provides her a comply with on Instagram! In PicCollage go to the “search” tab and simply kind “Collyn” to see all her work! And you should definitely comply with us on Instagram as properly to be taught extra about all our wonderful artists!