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  • All the Reasons Why You Need To Know This Artist Right Now

    What drives your creativity? At myheartcreative, our days are fueled by creativity (and maybe a little coffee). In fact, there would be no myheartcreative without it. What started as a personal blog has grown by leaps and bounds into a thriving, purpose-driven company that allows us to do what we love every day; create.   Read More...

  • What is a vector file?

    Yes, geometry is used in the real world…This was one of the many questions I first asked as a fresh “designer in training” in design school. I’d heard of a vector, but I had no idea how it was used in the design specifically and especially how to use Illustrator, the go-to program used for making a vector. With much surprise to me, vectors would eventually change the way I viewed labels, logos, and especially, readability.VectorsI also learned that vector art is one of the two major forms of art...  Read More...

  • 6 Sure-Fire Ways to be the Most Successful Creative Ever

    It's right there on the tip of your tongue, you can even taste it; it's been there all day, taunting you. An idea that, if you could just clear your mind, would surely come to you. You pace around the room, stress level rising, biting your fingernails to mere nubs.   Read More...

  • myheartcreative Welcomes Nicole Winn

    We've built a wonderful network of creatives over the past few years, but we're extremely thrilled to hire our first full time team member! Please welcome Nicole Winn.Nicole comes to myheartcreative with professional experience and with a solid education in design. Nicole graduated from UCO (our Creative Director's alma mater) where she won the Amy Jacbosen-Peterson Portfolio Scholarship for best portfolio for entrance into the design program.Nicole loves reading Stephen King Novels,...  Read More...

  • 3 Habits of Successful Introverts

    Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Abraham Lincoln walk into a bar...sounds like the beginning of a cheesy joke and in reality, there's no way it would have happened. Not because they’d be lacking for conversation, but because one thing these men had in common (besides their countless contributions to the world) is that they were all introverts. Yes, these noble, immensely intelligent men were among those often described by society as shy or quiet--not the types of people you'd ty...  Read More...

  • What's It Like To Intern At myheartcreative?

    Starting off at a new company can be exciting, intimidating, and just plain fun all at the same time. Starting at your very first design company can be all those things times 10. Here’s a look into my journey working at myheartcreative.Taking a ChanceAt the beginning of my search, I was frustrated.   Read More...

  • 5 Habits of Successful Business Owners

    Owning a business is the ultimate American Dream for a lot of people, but along with fulfilling this dream comes a tremendous load of responsibility, accountability and many, many sleepless nights. Just how big a load becomes apparent if you notice the amount of short-lived businesses out there. It seems that more businesses fail than succeed, which begs the question; In today’s ever-changing world, how does a business grow and become successful?   Read More...

  • myheartcreative Design Studio Build

      Do more with less. One of our favorite company values. Last October we began to build a small studio attached to our house.  Read More...

  • I Quit My Design Job

    It's over? I quit. It's not an easy thing for someone like me to say.  Read More...

  • Just for fun?

    I found this post through a tweet by @wddatft. The post asked "What have you built recently just for fun?" What a great question. Now the writer is talking about asking this question in an interview setting which is a great idea, but I think asking yourself that question isn't a bad idea either.  Read More...

  • The Creative

    Here is a great video about the creative individual and the creative experience from Behance.   My favorite parts of the script for An Ode to Creative Work: We can do better. When creative minds come together the sum exceeds all expectations.  Read More...

  • my design stool

    This May, I will have 6 years of Oklahoma City graphic design behind me! Woo! If you have worked with me you would know that I have a few quirks and routines.  Read More...

  • 2 years old

     amyellacreative is 2 years old.   I'm kind of excited to be writing a blog on my 2 year old website. So much has changed in the past 2 years.  Read More...