Hi, my name is Saskia, I am married to a wonderful man and we have two girls (11 and 21).
All my life I have been creative, but always thought that others were much better than me. So for years, I had mu business more in the Webdesign/programming world, which I liked, but didn’t Love. After my youngest was born I did only what was necessary to keep my business alive, but I didn’t enjoy it anymore.
Last year I decided it was enough and I would follow my dream. It took me about a year to figure out what that exactly meant. I knew it was in the creative sector, but I still had the belief I wasn’t good enough.
Being busy with creative things I found my love. I always used Illustrator and Photoshop to make stuff for my clients, but I didn’t really use them to make art. At the end of last year I started making Surface Pattern Designs with the skills I already knew and I was in Love.
I added in the last year making SVG files (which is easier in some ways then patterns) for a Cutting Machine like Cricut and recently started on using my designs to make an interactive planner (hope to release before new years) that you can use in an app like GoodNotes and like apps.
The last thing that I decided to make my website all about is teaching. The only part I always loved no matter what the subject was (Webdesign, programming, Social Media Marketing, Blogging).
When I landed a client for personal teaching Illustrator at her office, I noticed (and my family too) that I was more radiant than ever. My student said that she was surprised by my patience and that starting with the basics was the best advice I gave her. I love teaching so much that I am working on a course and I have some ideas on a shelf when I ever have more than 24 hrs in a day, LOL!
I try to write inspiring articles and tutorials now and then, so feel free to check them out.
Would you like to know how I can help you with your Creative Journey?
This FB group is a safe place where you can ask any question about starting with Illustrator!
You will receive emails from me and gain access to my FREEBIE library, the password will be shared in the emails!