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 me 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.

Surface Pattern Design

If you are interested in surface design, please send Chris an email via the 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.

Surface Pattern Design Services

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

  • 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.

  • Prepare color indexing and color separations for print production

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


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. 

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; BlogHer.comApartment34.comMomathonBlog.comPetLoveDesigns; Academy School District 20; Dreampower Animal Rescue; Pals Forever Animal Rescue; Penrose St. Francis Health Foundation; Pikes Peak Writers; Pikes Peak Writers Conference; Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center; and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.


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 © 2017 Chris Olson. Artwork and prints may not be copied or reproduced without permission.