SayoStudio Animations for Science and Technology SayoStudio's scientific knowledge and cutting-edge 3D animation tools will communicate your science story in new ways. We focus on understanding our partner scientists' research details and concepts long before starting the visual design process. … [Read more...] about SayoStudio Science Animation
Illustration Licensing and Copyright Intro for Clients Understanding When and Where You Can Use Images, for Scientists, Authors, and Tech Companies Are you excited about having your custom illustration created, and feeling eager to start? Do you know which copyrights, AKA uses, you’ve been … [Read more...] about Illustration Licensing and Copyright Intro for Clients
Finding Creative Inspiration (and Sanity) During our Coronavirus Summer Like many across the world, 2020 has been a strange and difficult year. To find art inspiration during our Coronavirus lockdown, I explored my backyard in the Pacific Northwest. I was lucky to stay busy with work, creating … [Read more...] about Art Inspiration 2020
Black Hole Art Celebrating Andrea Ghez's Nobel Prize I am so humbled (and psyched!)... I can now say that I've created black hole art for a Nobel Prize winner! But really, I'm not here to boast, I'm here to congratulate Dr. Ghez for her incredible work and her well-deserved Nobel Prize in … [Read more...] about Black Hole Art for Nobel Prize Winner
Finding Support, re-writing the rules, and creating awesome graphics. Recently, I've been on a journey to revamp my approach to my business and reclaim the joy in my work. Redesigning my science illustration business has been challenging, yet so rewarding. I’m so excited to share my professional … [Read more...] about Redesigning My Science Illustration Business
Reconnecting with Nicolle Fuller of SayoStudio I first met Nicolle, an alumna of my alma mater, when she was asked to speak at Lewis & Clark College after being rewarded the Outstanding Young Alumna Award for her successes as a science illustrator. At the time, I was a junior checking off … [Read more...] about SayoStudio Website Design by Claire Agosti of Indiseño Co.
Freelance Illustration Burn-Out After 15 years of a successful illustration career, I'd hit the burn-out zone. My youthful enthusiasm that had carried me was finally waning. I realized that I needed to evolve my business to stay engaged in a way that both benefited myself and my clients. I’m … [Read more...] about Creative Business Burnout and Rekindling the Fire
Changing Challenges to Family/Freelancer Balance Recently, I’ve been trying to consciously make changes to my small business and my life with small kids. That includes working to revamp my work outlook, and redesign my website and marketing to a more personal approach. In doing so, I’ve revisited … [Read more...] about Small Kids, Small Business, and Holding it All Together