'Toto' (Aleksina Teto)

A Canadian designer, writer, typographer, and artist.

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Dealing with Creative Failure
7 days ago
I hadn't really thought of it, maybe I just didn't want to, but I was really bad at my first official design job. I had almost no training aside from one actual design class and one marketing class. H...
5 Ways to Make and Love Art Again
13 days ago
Have you ever sat down to draw or create art and just felt absolutely intimidated by the white page? Whether you have or not, it's still easy to get into a rut with art. You might find yourself drawin...
Yes, You Can Be Creative | Part 1
a month ago
Creativity has been given this reverence of almost divine intervention, which makes it extremely intimidating. But, I'm here to tell you that it isn't as complicated as you think. Even those who feel ...
Beginner's Guide: Deepening Creativity and Skill - Part 2
2 months ago
I've put so much time into creating, why do I still feel like I suck? Should I be trying a different medium? Will I be happier doing video or animation instead? Is it even possible for me to be a char...
Design Clients' Bad Wrap
2 months ago
Through the internet, you find a plethora of articles and posts inciting ideas of designers being hard done by. You hear of clients asking for infinite edits, many of which are supposedly stupid in th...
How to Be a Creative in 2018 | Part 1
2 months ago
We are reaching an era of infinite resources to be a creative. In that same vein, the market is becoming so saturated that creating starts to feel like playing the lottery."Where do I fit in?" "Can I ...