4 Watercolour Tips to Perfect Today

Are you an illustrator or typographer who wants to branch out in watercolour, but have ZERO idea where to start? Beginning a new challenge takes guts, but if you persevere, can reap the rewards. If you’re looking to branch out into watercolour, we spoke to the lovely Kim Fleming who has her watercolour technique nailed…

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A Cup of Tea With…Emma Garland

Oh we do love sitting down with our creators and having a chat. This week we grabbed a catch-up with Emma Garland from Little Red Apple ahead of her exciting #thortfulTakeover on our Instagram page this weekend.   What is the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning, ready for the…

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A Cup of Tea With…Drawberry Jam!

In case you missed it, this weekend the brilliant Jenna Thompson from Drawberry Jam took over our Instagram page for our #thortfulTakeover and shared snippets of her creative and personal life. Whilst we cooed over her pretty cat and admired her illustrations, we wanted to delve further into Jenna’s creative mind and ask her a…

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7 Emerging Graphic Design Trends Taking Over 2016

Have you noticed some consistencies in the dazzling world of design this year? With our friends at Canva, we’ve put together a list of our favourite trends to make sure you stay inspired to push your creative boundaries! 1. Mod-Retro Retro no longer means the 1900’s era! Meet “mod-retro” coming to you live from 2016. Mod-Retro is all about the…

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4 ways to break through your creative rut

You know those days when you put pen to paper and nothing comes? You squeeze that brain of yours willing for some inspiration to come, but you’re at a dead end! It’s a frustrating experience that ALL creative people go through and it does disappear (phew!). Whether you’re an illustrator, surface pattern designer or typographer,…

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A Cup of Tea with…Jessica Hogarth!

We’re the right side of Wednesday, which means we’re on countdown to our Instagram #thortfultakeover this weekend. The lovely Jessica Hogarth is this week’s awesome creator who will be wowing us all with a behind-the-scenes peek into her creative life. We wanted to sit down with her before she took control of our Instagram account,…

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A Cup of Tea with…Megan Claire!

Hello thortful friends and welcome to our brand new weekly feature, ‘A cup of tea with…’! Each week we’re going to be speaking to one of our talented creators about their career, inspirations, motivations and tips on how to succeed in the business. Best of all, they’ll be taking over our Instagram account (@thortful) at…

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