The Best Mindset for Creativity
Well creative friends, it’s been an emotional week. We had midterms at my university, and that meant a series of critiques as well as one-on-one meetings with each of my...Read more
Creative Renewal at Any Stage
Lately I’ve been reflecting on the importance of creative renewal. When I am not running my business, I’m a professor at a local university. I love teaching...my students are fabulous...Read more
The #1 reason I started selling art & design online with Shopify...
I've been a long-time graphic and web designer, and started HTML coding rudimentary websites in middle school, when most of my friends were more interested in going to the mall...Read more
NEW Creative Business Coaching Programs
Hi everyone!! I’m so excited to tell you about new programs I’m launching for 2020...through these programs, you’ll learn my secrets to starting or growing your own creative business. Read...Read more
Tips for Branding your Business in 2020 from designer Stephanie O.
Learn a few insider tips on branding your business for 2020, from Stephanie O., a graphic designer and creative educator with 10 years of experience overcoming creative challenges. There’s lots...Read more
What Is Creative Coaching?
Build your creative skills and creative business in 2020. I'm Stephanie O., and I'm a lifelong artist. Rely on my 10-years experience in the graphic design industry, and five years as an art educator to get thoughtful help with your biggest creative challenges. I have proven experience in conquering art and design problems large and small, digital or hands-on.Read more
A new series for #MindfulnessMonday...
Have you faced a creative challenge recently? Feeling stressed in the creative process? Let me help your creative brain get moving again with a simple drawing exercise to let you...Read more
Creative talent or hard work? Successful artists and designers know this secret...
Creative talent or hard work? Successful artists and designers know this secret...People sometimes think that creativity is just something you're born with—a natural talent—but many artists and designers know the trick that successful creatives rely on. Hone your studio habits of mind and artist work ethic with this video, and find other creative tips through my channel on YouTube. Thanks for watching!Read more
Illustrator or Photoshop? How to choose the right creative software
There are some key differences between Illustrator vs. Photoshop that can help you decide which program is right for your art or design project. In this video, I'll describe some of the unique features of each so you can decide between vectors and pixels.Read more