How and Why We Hand Draw Every Blog Post
We’ve been working on our blog steadily since January 2017. In the beginning we used customized stock Photoshop pictures, we would take a stock photo, and add our own slant to it. They looked good, had our “corporate colours” and did the job, but they didn’t feel “us”.
We needed something that would make us stand out. Craig and I both love to draw, and we would occasionally share a funny drawing that we did. At some point we realized that it didn’t take a ton of effort to draw a picture compared to the effort of writing a blog post, and it is something we could use to add our own unique character to each post.
Looking back, we’ve also realized that you can tell at a glance who has written which post based solely on the post illustration.
In March we started illustrating our header pictures. Craig and I have different styles, but we largely use the same tools. (more…)