How to Successfully Apply for CT Calls

Successfully Applying to CT Calls

Over the years, I have had opportunities to hold CT calls as well as to apply to them. I have written, and received, my fair share of rejection letters. Happily, I have made some of my dream teams as well. Today, I thought I would share some of my ideas of what a stellar CT application looks like from a designer’s perspective.

 

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Where Does Previewing Fit In Your Designing Process?

The week before Digital Scrapbook Day, I shared on my personal Facebook page that I was previewing a kit as I was designing, as opposed to my usual process of designing first and then previewing in the end. The reason I shared that was because whenever the topic came up, there had always been divided opinions among designers. I thought it was funny that I was “converted,” even if it was only for that kit. My post sparked some discussion and I was fascinated by all the different approaches to previewing. Let me share with you some of the things I learned.

 

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The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Digital Designer

Hello everyone, and welcome to the brand new “For Professional Eyes Only” column! A little about myself: My name is Grace Lee; I’ve been designing for a little short of 6 years, and I currently sell at Sweet Shoppe Designs. Every month, I will be sharing with you my experiences as a digital scrapbook designer. While it’s my first time writing a column like this, I do hope it’ll prove to be a good read.

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