All posts by Shannon

About Shannon

CEO of IllustratingYou, LLC, Shannon is an award winning illustrator, cartoonist, graphic recorder and WordPress website designer. Utilizing her talents and abilities as a graphic recorder, Shannon is also the founder of Sarah's Tent - and online community for pastors wives and women in ministry (mentioned in TIME magazine in 2007). She is passionate about utilizing experiential education and creativity to becoming authentic in your personal life and business. Contact her about graphically recorded brainstorming events, one-on-one creative coaching and speaking or providing creative services through her Creative Virtual Office in order to act on what is creatively stirring in you! (720) 295-7409

01Aug/16
FREE Clipart and Photo Resources

Here’s a great list of FREE Photo and Clipart resources

No need to keep searching for free clipart or free photos! Here’s a nifty list with many various resources and websites that provide free clipart and photos for your blog posts. NoteRead More…

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14May/15
Customized artwork

Contracting for Customized Artwork

Often a customer has a specific need or character in mind.  Choosing existing clipart or cartoons sometimes doesn’t  work for a new project, and so they call me to consult with themRead More…

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14May/15

More Than Meets the Eye …

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words … Not every illustration and cartoon has to be funny.  Sometimes the message is so difficult that just a touch of humor (or sugar) makesRead More…

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30Jan/15
Google Birthday Calendar

How to make the Google Birthday Calendar disappear

How to make the Google Birthday Calendar disappear in 6 easy steps * (updated 4/9/2015) Whoot! Whoot!  FINALLY Google updated this so that we can hide the Google Calendar birthdays. Have noRead More…

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07Jan/15
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Best Way to Stop Spam 100% to Free Up Your Inbox and Life

Wasting 2-3 hours a day on deleting spam and setting filters that won’t work, just about put me over the edge. Every November there is a dramatic increase in spam emails which continue through DecemberRead More…

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27Dec/14

What Exactly Does Work for Hire Mean?

The conversation that revolves around work for hire is one that I repeatedly have with my clients. I do not do work for hire work at my normal prices. Why? There is noRead More…

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16Jul/14

Connecting with Creative Geniuses is Smart Business!

Connecting with Creative Geniuses is smart business! I had the pleasure of being a part of a video shoot for a couple of clients of mine. The young man who was doingRead More…

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01Jul/14

Celebrating Creativity, Ideas, Inspiration and Momentum!

July 4th is the perfect weekend to start celebrating creativity by connecting with other creative people. What defines a creative person? A creative person is not just a visual artist, a musician,Read More…

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29Apr/14

How To Create Your Product Empire on a Shoe String Budget

What if you were to take your message, or the characters in your book … or those powerful quotes that you love to repeat and share … and put them in aRead More…

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23Apr/14
Catch that idea with a dump zone!

7 Ways to Capture Ideas On-The-Go

Do You Have an “Idea Dump-Zone”? If Not, Here’s Why You Need One! Here’s 7 practical ways to capture those slippery ideas before they get away from you, on-the-go! An idea dumpRead More…

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