In i made this on May 13, 2013 at 1:01 pm
I finally got to use my new camera over the break! We had a photo shoot for some new lines that came into Decorative Arts Apparel so we found an amazing piece of property owned by Jann Jerkins and her husbamd! It was so beautiful and sprinkle of great expectations ambiance which was such a dreamboat! We had champagne and a grand time! The girls were so beautiful! It was just an overall great day!
Models: Jennifer Watson | Sara Llyod | Rosanne Moler | Debbie Daly | Photos & Video By Charlotte Anabar
In i made this on April 9, 2013 at 4:00 pm
I was researching online and came across this article on readership and it inspired me write a little blog on mistakes! I make them often and it’s embarrassing but I know I will continue to make them throughout my career! My mind is racing all day long between freelance, school and Waldo’s Secret Garden! I wish I could say I stop and concentrate on one project but I usually have 20 tabs open multi-tasking like a mad man! Anyways, there’s a specific publication in Vero Beach that I had issues with for months maybe even a full year (yikes)! I’m talking like I got e-mails multiple times a day “ Charlotte this is still wrong”, ” Charlotte you’re not doing it right” Charlotte Charlotte Charlotte! ha! My fault the whole time I was saving a file wrong but finally about two months ago it occurred to me that I needed to speak to the graphic designer on their team because from what I knew I was doing everything right on my end. Situation is fixed now, they just needed a different file type (simple!) but still when I think back on it I cringe! I was about to give up doing the AD just on the mere fact that I was worried these people thought I had flutter nutter for brains!
lesson learned: Speak with their designer(s) first and make sure you understand their requirements before you start creating!
image: Ashley Morgan Photography / graphics: Charlotte Anabar
In i made this, ideas on April 3, 2013 at 10:26 pm
I have a friend I met in school , Caitlin, and she helps me alllllllll the time. I mean I go over to her house nearly in tears with school projects and we figure them out and she teaches me everything she knows about coding! It’s a great help because I consider myself a designer, not necessarily a person wild about web design. She just helped me with a huge issue with a recent project by googling a code generator and this is what she said when she was done… Life is simple and I always forget!
In fun, ideas, work on June 15, 2012 at 10:03 am
Ya know that rap song that’s all “I’m gettin’ paperrrrrrrr” and they’re shoveling out hundred dollar bills in the video? Well, that’s like me except I’m actually just getting really dandy print paper from interning that desperately needs to get up off my floor and frame itself. Here’s the non offensive version of the song.
THEN there’s this gem of a website that makes me laugh “stuff white people like” and i found myself guilty of #105 (among many others)
yepp, that’s right – unpaid internships… in my defense, most people I interviewed with in my field were unwilling to pay students for some odd reason but i chose the one I knew I’d enjoy the most and learn the most from!
In fun, ideas, work on May 28, 2012 at 8:50 pm
This was such a swanky time. I get so jealous for some reason when I see these types of pictures BUT they also give me a tiny boost of happiness – which I need lately! I feel like I’ve been in such a design slump. Maybe its school ands seeing such amazing things being created at Mama’s Sauce that makes me feel like I have no idea what I’m doing – hmm thought bubbles that I really hope come to a screeching halt soon. Good vibes welcomed…
source || kate spade pinterest board
In work on May 15, 2012 at 1:54 pm
First day at the internship at mama’s sauce & it was everything I thought it would be. A lot of people in one room with paper envy! There’s some serious talent in there!
In fun, ideas, work on April 30, 2012 at 10:45 am
Remember when i posted about wanting to own a letterpress one day? It was right here then i found a letterpress in Winter Park. Literally I just tweeted at them “Hey got any internships?” that simple. Got an interview and now I’ve got a summer internship at a letterpress. Levitating. Getting behind the scenes of the printing aspect of the design world was a goal of mine – success! Watch this video below i found on their blog - I mean, swoooooon!
In fun, ideas, things, work on April 19, 2012 at 4:19 pm
… in great things.
I found a couple really neat things I wanted to share! Anybody else love instagram? instagram = magnets over at stickygram. Ow!
Cinemagr.am was how I made that jellyfish move in my DIY post. It turns your still recordings into tiny movements!
My final and most exciting is the letterpress company I found in Orlando called Mama’s Sauce! I’m looking forward to working with them … they seem amazingly amazing. Too much amazing?