Chris Coco Media
Design + Illustration
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Pattern Bliss

At Pattern Bliss blog I'll be sharing my favorite surface pattern design inspirations, trends, a sneak peek my pattern designs, my favorite shoes, and, of course, cute dog pictures. Plus you'll get a glimpse of what goes on inside my studio in my sketchbook series.

Posts in Illustration
Polar Bears, Roses, and Mixed Media Collages

One of the best parts of my job as an illustrator and designer is I get to meet some very cool people—and animals. Polar bears are my favorite guys at the zoo. My camera and I also get to be up close and personal with lots of amazing flowers—and a few bumblebees.

// Mixed media collage. From the sketchbook. #collage #watercolor #illustration #polarbears //

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Make room for living

My three dogs keep begging for a road trip and this got me thinking. Creating happiness is all about attitude and making room for fun. Like the saying goes, "Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life."

So step away from your desk. Put your cell on mute. I'm encouraging you to go do something fun right now. It doesn't have to be a big thing—just a walk a round the block. Or jump in the car and just drive. Just and make it a habit every day to escape from screen time and look around you. xo

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