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Skye McNeill

After a very winding creative path that included degrees in fine art and graphic design, random jobs across many fields from museums to games to boats to apparel, a lot of crafting and way too much self doubt, I finally took the leap into starting a studio business. Having always loved fabric and repeatedly returning […]

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Fiorenza Marani

What did you love about the Immersion Course? I loved to learn to use Illustrator for pattern design. I loved to learn that there are many different ways to create a pattern collection, and that I can create my own process. I loved to read the books suggested by Bonnie Christine. I loved that I […]

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Leah Mayes

If you’re a seasoned designer on the fence, wondering if you’ll learn anything new, I have no doubt you will, as I did, and you’ll even likely make the money back with your first paying client. What’s changed for you since the Immersion Course? Although I had been working in Illustrator for years, I knew […]

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Jennie Enström

What did you love about the Immersion Course? I love how humble and kind everyone is, how the videos and tutorials gently guides you through every step and how MUCH I LEARNED even though I have been working with design and illustrator for 20+ years! What made you decide to enroll? I have been working […]

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Draga Vino

From the moment I started the Immersion course my life started slowly improving everyday. I changed my daily habits and started drawing regularly. I always felt so much support from the Flourish community and started creating in a completely new way with so much confidence.  Since then, I sold my first collection to a small maker […]

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Andrea Cernin

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 […]

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Renee Pulve

What did you love most about the Immersion Course? One of my favorite parts: Learning how to forage and scan found objects in nature, digitizing watercolor art, viewing portfolios and developing an understanding for how they are set up, and seeing the wonderful work of other creatives in Immersion. What made you decide to enroll […]

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Rebecca Bobko

I loved the clear, well organized lessons that really helped me level up my skillset in Illustrator. I also learned so much about launching a creative business doing exactly what I wanted to do, and it is so spot on for what I needed to get things rolling.

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Maureen Fiorellini

If I could go back in time I would have taken Immersion sooner! Also, around that time, I was leading a peer group in Flourish. My group was so supportive and excited for me and I still keep in touch with them. I think the community is such a wonderful perk of Immersion or Flourish, […]

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Emily Murray

What did you love most about the Immersion Course? What I loved most about Immersion was the how every subject was broken down into easily digestible parts. I have a bachelors in graphic design and have been designing for over a decade, and I still learned things I didn’t know I didn’t know. I love […]

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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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Julia Simons

Signing up for the Immersion Course was a monumental turning point for my career, as it helped put me on a more meaningful path! The Immersion Course gave me the resources to be a successful surface designer and artist, and also gave me the confidence to pursue what I’m really passionate about. Since completing the […]

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Jennifer Langille

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 […]

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Jamie Alexander

Since Immersion’s completion, I have accomplished the scary things I had been afraid of in the past; I have revamped my website, created a fabric collection and two mini collections, created a professional lookbook of my available patterns for licensing, started an email newsletter list, created a free creative guide as an incentive for signing […]

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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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