Featured Maker: Ryan Hamrick

Ryan Hamrick Austin, Texas Business founded: 2012 Ryan Hamrick is a busy guy these days, doing hand-lettering projects for a range of clients. Fortunately, he’s carving time out of his schedule next month to teach The Business of HandLettering workshop with Roxy Prima and Joanna Munoz. “My decision to become an independent designer full-time was […]

Roxy Prima On Going Out On Her Own

Roxy Prima will be one of three instructors teaching “The Business of HandLettering,” for Modern Thrive next month. Here she tells us how she got started as a one-woman design/lettering/illustration shop, and how she keeps busy and promotes her work. I started my business after a long time of being unsatisfied working full-time as a […]

Wink & Wonder: Hand-Lettering Goodness

An art director by day, and crafting letters by night, Joanna Munoz is burning the candle at both ends, and loving it. “Wink & Wonder was originally created just for fun, as a way to get back into my love of illustration by making cute greeting cards. I got engaged not long after starting out […]

Featured Maker: Adriana Bergstrom

Adriana Bergstrom (née Hernandez) Adriprints Press Santa Barbara, CA Business founded: 2008 Adriana Bergstrom is a jack of many trades, as is evident in her business Adriprints, which sells fine art prints and knitting patterns. She also hand-crafts novelty fonts and sells them through MyFonts. She is a firm believer in the saying, “Don’t put […]

Featured Maker: Annie Howe

Annie Howe Annie Howe Papercuts Baltimore, MD Business founded: 2010 Annie Howe has always loved playing with paper. She worked in community arts for many years, creating and contributing to the Baltimore art community with large-scale puppetry and shadow puppets. “As my love for storytelling grew through this large medium, I found my focus as […]