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  • Flyer and Poster Design Tips

    When producing a flyer or poster for an event, concert, sale, etc.. there are a few things I try to keep in mind and design around. 1. What is the most important…

  • Fall of 2012

    Let’s talk Back to School Specials, Halloween and Harvest, and look forward to the Holidays if we dare. I’m working on Back to School Banners and ads for deals & specials.  And…

  • Midsummer Design

    I would LOVE to do a poster/invite/etc for a midsummer event. Art opening, party, networking event, etc.  I love the midsummer feel and magic, and would love to design around that. Until…

  • Whats up now, Doc?

    (bugs bunny reference, for you younger viewers.) What a great month! Right now, I’m working on a custom illustration and wine label design for a small winery just out of Santa Rosa,…

  • Currently designing:

    At Chelsea McKenna Design – I’m grinding out a few GREAT projects right now. 1. A new pizza shop is going to be opening up in Santa Rosa, and I’m doing the…

  • Goodwill Design

    I enjoy helping people with their design & helping make the world a more beautiful place; both through design and worth organizations.  In 2011, I had several opportunities to do both. I…

  • Design for Wine…. and beer!

    Before I ever had the notion that I would someday be moving to Northern Ca and the heart of wine country, I wanted to design a wine label. It’s been on my…

  • Sticky Sticky Sticker Design

    Stickers are a fun, inexpensive, and almost guerilla way of getting a name or image out in public.  People love stickers, which makes them a great give-away.  Plus, you can spice them…

  • Innovative Printing Effects

    With several of my current projects, I’ve been researching lots of cool printing & binding effects.  Also, meeting with new printers around the Santa Rosa area & learning what they can offer…

  • Graphic Design for Getting a Job

    Standing out in the job market is more important than ever right now.  In the stack of resumés and business cards that employers receive, does yours stand out?  Some minute changes can…

  • Social Networking for Business

    Social networking for your business can be intimidating. After years of being on facebook for personal use, I’ve really started enjoying the marketing aspect it offers as well. If you don’t have…

  • Getting Settled

    We’ve unpacked all our boxes, I’ve had some design portfolio showings, joined the Young Professionals Network of Santa Rosa, visited a BNI group up in Winsdor, and enjoyed the Wednesday Night Markets…