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Words coming back to haunt me

Words coming back to haunt me

So immediately after writing my last blog I watched a music video where the artist was wearing a black cap with a single white word. I sorta brough...

Text in the Designs

Text in the Designs

I've avoided using straight up text in my clothes, because words are important. I didn't want to make something based on a word that a week or a ...

My first fashion shoots and more image making

My first fashion shoots and more image making

Here's an image from one of my first photo shoots for my brand (December 2017). I'm still developing the face of my brand and my brand's philosop...

My First Collection - Lesson's Learned

My First Collection - Lesson's Learned

Last October (2017) I knew that I wanted to release my first collection for Easter of the following year. I had a very specific theme in mind that ...

Directions and Intentions

Directions and Intentions

Recently I applied for a grant in my city. The grant was for local artists to fund their practice. I didn't get the grant, but I'm not worried beca...

Texture Results

Texture Results

Results of using the texture from last week's blog post

Making energy for the clothes

Making energy for the clothes

When I first started making shirts I just wanted to showcase my illustration skills. I wanted to make shirts that were figurative and fun. After a ...

Restructuring how I use the internet for business

Restructuring how I use the internet for business

For the past two weeks I've been painting a lot of rectangles on shirts. In that space of painting rectangles for hours and hours ( and hours) I've...

Fixing my Flash Dryer

Fixing my Flash Dryer

August 22nd 2:37 a.m. Yesterday I had a major malfunction on my flash dryer. This is the third time the unit has broken down like this. The Wire i...

Why Direct To Garment Printing Didn't Work for My Brand

Why Direct To Garment Printing Didn't Work for My Brand

To put it simply, colour. Most DTG machines available to the average consumer (me) lack the capacity to produce color with fidelity. It was that or...