Articles by Melissa Patton

The road to 1000 from 538 - a personal goal

This month I'm setting myself the big goal of reaching 1000 images by the start of next month. Right now, I have 538.My goal is to build, submit, and have approved at least 462 new vector illustrations.I've started out by setting up an artboard in Illustrator with over 50 blank boxes. My plan is to create 50 base illustrations and then create 10 images inspired by (using) each base image.So far I have 10 base images. It's a way to go yet, but I think it's worth it.I wish everyone... continue reading

First 300 images up at Dreamstime

My first 300 images are up here at Dreamstime. Most are vector elements and backgrounds. I have some isolated 3d stills, with more to come in the future.My full portfolio is here.Some images: continue reading

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