The Business of Surface Pattern Design | An Online Workshop

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The Business of Surface Pattern Design | An Online Workshop (1)

I'm thrilled to share with you that I'll be hosting a 3-part workshop, The Business of Surface Pattern Design for Modern Thrive coming June 7th-9th! Many of you have followed my journey to becoming a surface pattern designer. You know that I started out with a dream, and no idea how to make it come true! After spending years learning on my own everything I could about design and lots of hardwork and dedication, I am happy to say that dreams really do come true!

It's because of my journey, that I'm passionate about teaching what I know (that's what the Roost Tribe is all about!). In The Business of Surface Pattern Design, I'll be joining two other surface pattern design pros, Bari J. and Andie Hanna to bring you an exciting and comprehensive course on the world of surface pattern design.

Through this course, I'll be discussing surface pattern design as a career choice, how to find opportunities to build your brand and put together a breathtaking portfolio. The workshop will give you access to three hour-long live video sessions, daily email lessons and a private Facebook group where you can connect with other surface pattern designers. And don't worry if you can't make it live - all of the sessions are recorded and you get lifetime access to the course content!

A sneak peek at the topics we will cover:

Session One –Building Your Business with Bonnie Christine (that's me!).

– Why surface pattern design may be a good career option for you
– Building your portfolio from scratch
– Finding opportunities and building your business

Session Two  – Finding your Style and Creating a Collection with Bari J.

– Finding your unique style
– Developing a vision for your work
– Creating a cohesive collection

Session Three: Creating products people love with Andie Hanna

– How brands approach new product design
– Creating designs that brands will love
– Considering products when developing designs

Bonus! You can also save $30 if you sign up before June 1st with discount code “GoingHometoRoost”.

See the full schedule and reserve your spot here!


  • Hi Bonnie,
    I loved your CreativeLive class and I’m interested in this one too – is there much overlap or none at all?

    • hey elle! thank you!

      this will be very different. where CL was instructional, this will all be lectured based (at least my part anyways). lots of Q&A and industry chat!

  • fantastic! I’m really looking forward to it. I am also doing another surface pattern course too, can’t get enough! Thank you Bonnie!

  • Hi Bonnie, can this be accessed at a different time. I am in a different Timezone than Americe. But oh so interested in this course.

    • hey shauna! YES! you’ll have access to all of the materials so you can go through them at your own pace.

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