I’M CHARISSA. NICE TO MEET YOU!
I’m passionate about helping others share their gifts!
I meet so many talented and creative people, like you, that have something special to share with the world.
What can I help you with?
If your website is dated, slow and doesn’t convey who you really are. I can fix that. I’ve worked with so many clients who are in the same boat.
Once upon a time your logo worked for you, but you’ve grown, and you want your logo to reflect that growth. I can help with that.
Ever had your site go down? Website technical issues never happen at a good time. Lucky for you, I’m a glitch wrangler.
What’s with the name?
I get this question a lot. My favorite espresso drink, the classic latte (3 shots, please) has powered me through when I’ve needed a boost. I also have a weakness for sweet tea (hey, I am from the South!).
Here’s a nifty list of some of my services
Branding – logos, colors, styles, websites, and more
Social Media – profile set up, branding and graphics
Tech – WordPress errors, plugin set up and management, backups, troubleshooting, and more
Illustration – traditional and digital
Graphics – for presentation, social media, book, print on demand
Packaging – food packaging and labels
I design custom websites
My tool of choice is WordPress, built on the Genesis Framework. I create websites and blogs that are unique, user friendly and effective. I keep up to date with the latest tools, web standards and technology. I use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for the graphic elements of my web design work.
My illustration work comes in two flavors (digital and hand drawn)
That doesn’t mean I won’t combine the two for a unique look. My digital illustration work is powered by Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop via my Wacom tablet. My hand-drawn work uses one or a combination of pen/ink, pencil, watercolor and acrylic. I am entirely self-taught, learning by observation, experimentation and trial and error. This has given me a lot of freedom, an eclectic style and a large body of work.
Other Creative Outlets
I love taking photos and creating art…making messes and splattering paint.
I am hopelessly addicted to cats.
I currently have 4 of my own. I foster as well, so often have little ones running around until they’re ready to be adopted. I’ve definitely had some heartbreak over the years, but have saved so many in the process. It is very worth it.
I appreciate my clients and truly enjoy what I do.
Many of my clients are long-term and I am proud that a great deal of my client base comes from referrals. Check out what my clients have to say about me.