New illustrations for Zazzle and Cafepress

Since my last post I noticed that my production of new illustrations started go down. I might have touched this point that creating an illustration for a design is a bit harder than a pattern. For a pattern it is easy to get inspiration. Patterns are everywhere, in advertisement, on the web, there are even… Continue reading New illustrations for Zazzle and Cafepress

Cafepress shop setup alongside Zazzle

Years ago I set up a Cafepress shop for the Dutch Mars Society. Cafepress was the place to go for print-on-demand t-shirts. I always found the user interface unfriendly and difficult. Soon after I discovered Zazzle and was impressed how Zazzle implemented their user interface. I left the Cafepress shop for what it was and… Continue reading Cafepress shop setup alongside Zazzle

Illustrations sell better than patterns

Recently I’ve come to a surprising conclusion that illustrations sell better than patterns. It’s been a while since I posted a blog, October and November were rather busy. But I didn’t sit on my hands. I did some research on my sales to see what actually sells best. I made a lot of patterns, but… Continue reading Illustrations sell better than patterns

Martian Colonists art on Pinterest

Martian colonists are a hot topic with Elon Musk wanting to start a new civilization on Mars. Manned Space and Mars are a bit of a hobby of my On Pinterest I created a new board with Martian Colonists art. Well, not real Martian colonizers, but I like the sound of it. I do get… Continue reading Martian Colonists art on Pinterest