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Nadine Chen

Bonnie set such a high bar with Immersion that all the other paid (and free) courses that I’ve taken since have left me disappointed. Bonnie teaches from a place of integrity and empowerment. She pours her heart and soul into the course; it’s apparent from the quality of her course materials and how present, patient, […]

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Kelsey Weigl

I have made an incredible amount of work this year. Making over 5 complete collections. A brand photoshoot. Built an entirely new website. Custom collaborations with 3 local clients. Designing 25 silk scarves and opening an online POD store. Participating in 2 online markets and moving a lot of products—from totes to scarves to art […]

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Katrina Henry

Bonnie shares exclusive information from the industry and a much more thorough walk through illustrator. It’s equivalent to a college course without the competitive, high pressure environment that universities can create. You will be surrounded by highly encouraging, creative, and caring people that will help if you get stuck, celebrate your successes, and give constructive […]

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Larimie “Xhico” Garcia

Before the Immersion Course, I was self-employed as a Creative Director and Designer. I wanted to take the Immersion Course because I love doing deep dives into learning new skills to expand my creative practice. I had created patterns before but wanted to make sure to learn as much as I could from Bonnie. When […]

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Sandra McPeake

When I graduated high school in ’74, the only college offering textile design was in North Carolina and not feasible for me to attend. I grew up in a family of typographers/printers and our family business lasted for 53 years. It ended when my parents became ill and my full-time job was to be a […]

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Erin Silliman

I began Bonnie’s Immersion course and absolutely loved it. I loved being able to illustrate and the magic of turning artwork into repeating patterns. Bonnie’s course is so well organized and she is a delight to listen to and learn from. I was truly inspired! Erin’s Story: Artistic creation has always been a part of […]

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Cindi A Jobe

I appreciated learning all the little tech shortcuts in Illustrator. As an artist and designer, I was outside the realm of surface pattern design but wanted to know more. Now I feel I can accomplish almost anything in the field. 

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Elena Wilken

This past year has been my first to break through the six figure mark. Thanks to Bonnie, it feels like it’s just the beginning! Working as a graphic designer, I’ve learned early on that the way to keep an edge and stay valuable and relevant to your clients and industry was to continue to learn, […]

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Aileen Proum

The best part of Immersion is, without question, the community. I have made so many friends from around the world and they are all beautiful creatures. They embody the true meaning of community. I find the course invaluable, but the community is just incredible. Bonnie fosters a supportive learning environment and it’s almost like leading […]

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Rosa Veliky

What made you decide to enroll in the Immersion Course? I knew I needed to do something artistic, and that I couldn’t sit in my little cubicle desk for one more minute. At first what held me back was the price. I had never purchased anything that expensive for myself before. And for whatever reason, […]

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Valerie Harris

I remember the first time I heard about surface pattern design when a friend posted that she was taking Immersion 2020. The idea of my art or lettering on a product made me so excited.  I began to see the possibilities for patterns everywhere and on everything.  I spent the next year saving with every intention […]

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Jacqueline Pate

Through Immersion, I grew in my confidence as an artist and truly began to believe that there really is room for me in this industry.  When I first saw the opportunity to join Immersion, I knew almost instantly that I wanted to take the course and begin my journey as a surface pattern designer. I […]

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Mary Kathleen Scott

What made you decide to enroll in the Immersion Course? I felt like I was really taking a big step at saying yes to a life as an artist. And it was. It seriously fast tracked my ability to work within Illustrator, and learning to use the pathfinder panel and the shape builder tool made […]

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Katie O’Shea Axelson

I love the wealth of knowledge and experience that has been shared to gain a whole new perspective on being a creative and figuring out what’s next! I have met and discovered so many creatives through classes and links from Bonnie Christine, that I now feel that I have a community that I never had […]

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"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."

I feel encouraged to set bigger goals for myself, dream bigger, and truly believe that I can achieve them.”

Elizabeth Chappell

"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."

I learned more skills, techniques and workflows. I also learned that there was a community of folks out there that we could all learn from, support and encourage each other."

Heather Schwarm

...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."

In two years since taking immersion, I've been able to turn this passion of mine into a full time career.

Ashley Paggi

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