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Photographs

By Fay Miladowska / 28 July 2010

I have been meaning to add photograpghs of my greeting cards to my website since the new products arrived the other week. First of all I have had to wait for a decent amount of light to make the products stand out, but failing that Photoshop does help to bring out the colour. Here are my new greeting cards! I am really pleased with the outcome having adjusted to the new biodegradable bags. When packing…

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The Website Re-launch.

By Fay Miladowska / 16 July 2010

Since Progressive Greetings Live, things have been non stop for Fay’s Studio. I made the decision when I first started out in business to be as environmentally friendly as possible and I only use materials that are FSC accredited and I also now have some great 100% biodegradable cornstarch bags to wrap the cards in. I have always felt that it is my responsibility as an illustrator and designer to be thoughtful when it comes…

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From The Wilde

By Fay Miladowska / 01 July 2010

Today I am delighted to have one of my paintings (Branches) featured at www.fromthewilde.com from which I now sell my paintings and cards. ‘From The Wilde’ is owned by Helen Wilde a lovely lady with a wealth of experience in art publishing. She has been working extremely hard to launch the gallery to make it look as wonderful as it does. The gallery showcases the work of some really exciting comtemporary British artists, designer makers…

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Looking for agents.

By Fay Miladowska / 24 June 2010

Each of my designs starts out as a line drawing in black ink. I have used fine Edding pens for at least ten years as they give me the best results. I always used to be heavily criticised for using biro to draw but I really enjoy working with any black ink and knowing that I am under pressure to not make mistakes. Many of my designs work well in black in white and sometimes…

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I like to draw…a lot!

By Fay Miladowska / 24 June 2010

Sometimes I just doodle for the fun of it. I always have new ideas for card designs, most of which get printed, but some I decide to keep and develop at a later date. I have to ask myself if the design is commercial, will it work as a greeting card. It doesn’t hurt to be a bit ruthless with your own work at times. That is not to say that they won’t appear as…

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