Chris Coco Media
Design + Illustration
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Let's Work Together

Let's work together. If you have a project in mind, fill out the client contact information below and tell me a bit about the project. I am a freelance illustrator and designer.  Clients and collaborations include: PapyrusBlogHer.com, Pattern ObserverApartment34.comMomathonBlog.comPetLoveDesigns.

Let's Work Together

Like Chris Olson's work? Great! If you have a project in mind, fill out the client contact information below and tell us a bit about the project.

Chris Olson is a licensed illustrator and designer specializing in original artwork and surface pattern designs for stationery, textiles, apparel and home furnishings. There are lots of different ways in which I collaborate on projects, the most common of which are described below.

 Tropical surface designs by Chris Olson

Tropical surface designs by Chris Olson

Design

If you are interested in graphic design or surface design, please send Chris an email via this contact link and tell her a bit about the project you have in mind. You can view samples of her patterns here. If you would like to request access to the full pattern library in her online portfolio, please use the form at the "Online Portfolio Password Request" page. If you already have the password, you can view the collections here.

Trend and Creative Brief Savvy: Chris is experienced in developing art and designs to a creative brief for Surtex and Inception trade shows as well as creative briefs for brands and design studios. 

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 Sketchbook art by Chris Olson.

Sketchbook art by Chris Olson.

 Vector botanical art by Chris Olson features a hydrangea pattern.

Vector botanical art by Chris Olson features a hydrangea pattern.

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Design Services

Here are just a few of the design services you can request. 

  • Create custom artwork for apparel, home decor, and textiles to fit both your customer and your brand's needs.

  • Create art/designs according to a creative brief.

  • Prepare technically correct repeats of my original designs or pattern designs by others.

  • Research market trends and combine that information with the needs of the brand/consumer and my artistic style to develop original patterns that enhance your brand.

  • Develop unique pattern collections in multiple colorways.

  • Recolor Art and Patterns for apparel, home decor, and stationery.

  • Prepare color indexing and color separations for print production.

  • Create vector artwork for print production.

  • Prepare production-ready files in Photoshop or Illustrator for your manufacturer.

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Illustration

Commissions: If you are interested in having me create an illustration, please send Chris an email via the contact link below and tell her a bit about the project you have in mind. You can view samples of her illustrations here and here.

Custom art: Do you have a wedding, anniversary, graduation, birth of a baby, or another important date you are celebrating? If you are interested in a custom illustration or a map for an invitation or announcement, please send Chris an email via the contact link below and tell me a little about the project you have in mind. 

Branding & Marketing

I partner with brands to help them develop a marketing strategy through social media, webinars, and events. Projects include custom-branded content through design, writing, and editorial direction. You can find out more about my services at my Branding and Marketing page.

Creative consulting services for brand development
My expertise in design and marketing helps me offer a well-rounded, creative approach to driving integrated and effective marketing campaigns. I'll work with you to develop a marketing strategy that will deliver real ROI. I help organizations share their brand's stories across social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest. 

Clients and collaborations

Here are a few of the brands Chris Olson works with: Papyrus Greeting Cards, Stationery, & Personalized Invitations; Pattern Observer; Textile Design Lab; Hunt + Gather Studio; BlogHer.comApartment34.comMomathonBlog.com; Dreampower Animal Rescue; Pals Forever Animal Rescue; Penrose St. Francis Health Foundation; Pikes Peak Writers; Pikes Peak Writers Conference; Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center

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 Sample work in progress photo showing the art process of developing color stories. Artwork and recoloring in Adobe Illustrator by Chris Olson. The original artwork was hand painted by Chris and then revised to create a vector design with a more manageable limited color palette. This vector artwork features a 18-color palette. Alternate color palettes were also created.

Sample work in progress photo showing the art process of developing color stories. Artwork and recoloring in Adobe Illustrator by Chris Olson. The original artwork was hand painted by Chris and then revised to create a vector design with a more manageable limited color palette. This vector artwork features a 18-color palette. Alternate color palettes were also created.

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I'd love to hear from you

Contact Chris

If you have an illustration or design project for me, please send me an email via the form below. I look forward to hearing from you.

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Copyright © 2018 Chris Olson. Artwork and prints may not be copied or reproduced without permission.