September 28, 2021

Ready for Vegas, Baby!

Last year, Julie went to the first annual Teachers Pay Teachers Conference in Las Vegas, without me.  It’s not as if she didn’t ask, but I had the kids that weekend and the extra plane ticket just wasn’t in the budget.  Plus, I wasn’t really in the business so while Julie was at the conference I didn’t know what I’d be doing all day.So, this year, with the teachers clipart business starting to take off, I’m going with her to this year’s conference!  We made our plans back …

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Leprechaun Craftivity for St. Patricks Day

Julie has been working on a new writing resource product for St. Patricks Day which includes fun craft activities.  We enjoyed making the 2015 New Years Craftivity and so Julie wanted to make a similar craftivity to include in her new product.  So, I called up the same drawings we used for 2015 and JulĂ­e quickly sketched out how she wanted the Leprechaun craftivity to look. I used the same face but that was all we could re-use from the other craftivity.  So then I drew the beard …

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Custom Banner for Julie

While I’m working on my next product, Julie asked my advice on a custom banner for her store.  I looked at what she wanted to do and thought I could make what she wanted.So, she sent me the pieces along with a quick PowerPoint slide of how she wanted it to look.  Here are the pieces she sent me:                                    Scrapbook piece called “Winter Love”                                           Banners from her website                                                                                           Girl Writing on Lap clipart                         …

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2015 New Year’s Writing Craftivity

While my wife Julie and I were brainstorming ideas for the clipart store, she told me about this idea she had for a sort of New Year’s resolution activity for her students … and that it could also make a great product to sell on Teachers Pay Teachers.  She told me how she thought it would work and then I started drawing.After a couple of trial “faces” and “hair” I printed out what I had and Julie and I figured out what the final size of everything should …

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