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  • Lines On Lines On Lines

    You know when you see someone else’s symmetrical, equal-distanced, perfectly lined design and you silently curse them to the eternal fires of hell for all eternity for being so damn great? Yeah, I’ve been there too. Well, what would you say if I told you there was a way to create your own symmetrical, equal-distanced,…

  • Inktober, Baby!

    I’ve finally (after a bit of a false start) decided to give Inktober a go. For a while I’ve been beating myself up a bit about not giving myself enough time to just enjoy drawing further than the work that I do – and the whole point its to develop positive drawing habits, so why not?…

  • AN ODE TO OLD SCHOOL

    When I sat down to write this blog post I was in a very cheeky mood. So cheeky in fact, that instead of writing the usual post I took the opportunity to shake things up and discuss the two great passions of my life – old school music and drawing. My love for both stirred…

  • An Illustration A Day Keeps The Demons Away

    When life gets rough we all need an outlet. Some of us turn to music, some of us turn to exercise, but some lucky few of us get to turn to illustration.   Illustration empowers the imagination; it drives your creativity and transports you to a place of almost hypnotic concentration. Many creatives have abstract…

  • You&Me’s Guide to: Illustration

    Pen to paper, illustration comprises much more than a few doodles on a page. Different types of illustration have different effects and are, therefore, dependent on the desired outcome. We’re just going to run through five types of illustration Character Illustration This type of illustration involves the creation of a character, so to speak. Attention…

  • You&Me Design’s Niche Online Store

    That’s right, you heard me. We all have dreams; mine just so happen to be flipping awesome. They say that “your age is measured by your dreams, not by your years.” Yes, You&Me Design may have only just turned 6, but man do we have BIG dreams. I have a dream that one day this…

  • Not Your Average Wallflower

    You&Me is not just an agency that prides itself on the work delivered to clients, but also the work done for ourselves. At You&Me, you are not just a number. This is, in part, due to the fact that you count the number of “squad members” on one hand – provided you have all your…

  • Instagram For Business

    Keeping up with the cool kids is easy when your business or brand is on Instagram. Yes, yes, you’re probably thinking “how does one take photographs of services offered?” It’s not for everyone but is you have a product to sell (and sometimes a service), Instagram is a great platform to show case your repertoire in a…

  • Textures

    Don’t we all strive to add a sense of ourselves into the work we do? Don’t we all live to leave our own imprints on the world? If that’s the case, textures have your back. The use of textures not only allows us to personalise our designs but they also give us a medium to…

  • Something Old, Something New

    In the modern age, people constantly find themselves torn between two worlds: do they roll with the times and immerse themselves fully into the digital era, or do they hold on to traditions? This is a decision that more and more illustrators have to face within their careers. However, there is a silver lining for pretty much…