As someone who has spent a lot of time in school, and taken a lot of classes, I can say that Immersion not only offered an incredible amount of really good content, but it was also taught so well! I went into Immersion thinking I knew Illustrator pretty well, but once I got going I […]
Prior to creating and registering her business, Isa lacked direction. She knew that drawing made her happy, and she had big dreams of being able to turn something that made her happy into a business. As time went on her biggest challenge was believing that she was capable, believing that there was room for her […]
Immersion really reignited my passion for learning something new. After 10 years in the same corporate job, I hadn’t realised how stagnant I had become. Immersion gave me something to look forward to, and to feel truly accomplished about every day. Bonnie’s guidance and patience at every step of the way was truly remarkable, and […]
Taking Immersion has been the single best investment I’ve made in my business! I had experience in the textile industry, but this course opened my eyes to my potential in surface pattern design and gave me the confidence to pursue that vision. I was bursting with ideas once I saw what was possible! Bonnie’s teaching […]
My surface design story started with a rekindling of my love for illustration when I began using the Apple Pencil and iPad Pro. Before long I created a large library of vector illustrations. About the same time I discovered Bonnie and literally could not wait to start designing repeat patterns using my illustrations. Today I’m […]
Before Immersion I was always creative; I was a photographer, a graphic designer, and a web developer. I have always been in love with textiles, but didn’t think that I could become a textile designer, I thought only big names and big companies could do that. What made you decide to enroll in Immersion? When […]
I have been a graphic designer for the past 10 years so I was hesitant to join Immersion because I already knew Illustrator really well, but I’m so glad I did. I learned so many new things – especially shortcuts! I was hesitant about the cost of the course, but I made the money back […]
What made you decide to enroll in the Immersion Course? I started as a textile designer years ago after college. When the industry left the South East and I was laid off I change direction of my career. When I moved back to my home town I found a job in textile manufacturing as a […]
There are a few experiences in my career as an illustrator and surface pattern designer that I can consider life changing. One of those experiences is coming across Bonnie Christine. As an artist I have come across many workshops and courses but not all have been as valuable as Bonnie’s. The knowledge and skills that she shares […]
After working as a professional artist for 13 years, I decided to branch out from illustration into surface pattern design. I came across Bonnie’s classes and was captivated! She’s an inspiration and I connected instantly with her teaching style and have learned more from her than anyone else. When I was getting started, my biggest […]
What did you love most about Immersion? I love the community. The encouragement and support we all share with one another is wonderful. Before Immersion, I felt like I was on an island floating out there all on my own. After Immersion, I realize I am part of a talented community of supportive and encouraging […]
If someone was on the fence about Immersion, I would say, “You are worth the investment.” It is an investment in yourself and even in your family. You will be able to step more fully into the person you were designed to be and create much goodness and beauty in a world the desperately needs […]
What did you love most about Immersion? I love the balanced approach of learning the technical aspects of the software along with the necessary organization, marketing, and business of surface pattern design. What made you decide to enroll? Before taking the Immersion course I was operating an Etsy shop and handmade business that I have […]
For me, the best part of Immersion was the community, in particular my peer group. It was the first time since working for myself that I didn’t feel alone. Furthermore, challenging myself to be a peer group leader challenged me to be steady, consistent, and present. I wanted to take the Immersion Course for the […]
"It is refreshing to find Bonnie who is genuinely excited to share her knowledge with others. She feels that our success is a wonderful thing and it doesn't threaten her. I want to be a Bonnie in this world. I want to feel abundance, not scarcity. There is enough for everyone to succeed, and I want to help others find success. Being in a community with that kind of thinking is priceless."
"The Immersion Course is incredibly comprehensive, providing you with all of the tools necessary to have a successful career in Surface Pattern Design. I had already taken all of Bonnie’s other classes when I signed up for her Immersion Course and wasn’t sure if there was that much more she could teach me. Boy, was I wrong."
...and I'm still coming back for more of Bonnie's content because it is so life giving and encouraging. I've been licensed in many industries including fabric, children's clothing, home decor and the outdoor industry."