01.12.15

MAKING MOOD BOARDS

i’m always dreaming up ideas for workshops, collaborations and content. one of the hardest parts for me is getting my thoughts and vision down in a tangible way, and quickly. i work with a lot of remote clients and they need a visual to understand what i’m planning to create. in comes the mood board…

i tried out the HP Sprout computer and i’ve been having a great time playing around with it. it’s so fun to be able to scan things directly from the touchpad and then to edit and create mood boards very quickly. also, people are always asking me how i do “handwritting” on my blog (normally i use a wacom tablet) but this allows me to just use my finger! it’s a helpful tool to have in our studio.

one of my favorite workshops is the floral class we do with moon canyon. we create a different theme for the class each time and build the entire presentation of the class around that theme from the vases, food and florals. the sprout offers a way for my contributors and i to communicate visually without all of the e-mails back and forth. add colors, text, photos…it’s super cool.

here, watch how i use it in this short little video here!

photography by: brittany wood
video by: modshift

(this story is sponsored by sprout by HP thank you for supporting the sponsors that allow us to create original content for you.)

35 COMMENTS

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    Sam says:

    Wow amazing! I’m not a gadget-freak, but I would seriously loooove to work with this.

    Dear Santa,
    Sprout plz. I’ll be good, I promise!
    <3A

    Dana says:

    I neeeeeed this like crazy.

    Super nice!

    zoe says:

    THIS LOOKS INCREDIBLE and would make my life so much easier!!!

    Zoe Newlove | MUA & Beauty Blogger

    Maru says:

    Ok, I need this!

    Lucie says:

    Ooooo woa, I need this now!!!

    What adorable video you created! The sprout looks incredibly user friendly and functional. Okay, now I want one…

    rae says:

    Wow this product is super cool and def. helps communication between designer and client. If I had the money for it I would buy one straight away!

    Rae | love from berlin

    Julie Wylie says:

    Wow, this tool looks amazing! Great photos + loved the video.

    Molly | TLP says:

    I saw the Sprout on Victoria’s blog and fell in love! Want want want! It’s super cool!

    Okay that computer looks REALLY COOL!

    Nicole says:

    As a graphic designer, this just blew my mind. So amazing!! The future is NOW.

    Melissa says:

    This is so awesome! I do sooooo many moodboards for blog ideas and this would be amazing. Thanks for sharing!

    This is amazing!! Love the video too!

    Much love,
    Tori

    kim says:

    wow, this is so cool! gotta save up my coins to get one!

    Love the 3d scanning option, it’s amazing! Never heard of sprout before so thanks for sharing Bri!

    x

    Liz says:

    Wow, this is really wonderful, I would absolutely adore having one of these to scan and play with my drawing!

    Thanks for the gadget share and please stop by and say hello on my blog! http://www.nestingzone.com

    Elisa says:

    That is crazy awesome. I would love to work on this!

    meg says:

    this is so awesome!

    http://www.waterlilyshop.com
    @waterlilyshop

    Jeannine says:

    As a MAC user, is it compatible as in going back and forth? I love the overhead 3D scanning ability!

    Chanti says:

    I love this post!
    xx

    Emily says:

    This was really awesome to read/see/understand! Thanks for sharing!

    Erin says:

    This is such a neat post! Love the flowers.

    Erin
    erinandkatherine.blogspot.ca

    My colleague showed me this post and said I must get one of these. It looks incredible, I think I would lose a lot of hours to it!!

    Beautiful photography!

    I hadn’t heard of your blog before, but am now a new follower!

    Katie <3

    camilla says:

    rad rad rad! you make it look so pretty!

    Bailey says:

    Wow what a crazy tool!

    Lo quiero ya!!!
    Qué maravilla!!!!!!

    Christabelle says:

    Do you know if the camera is high resolution enough for print?

    okcupid2 says:

    thank you so much for sharing great article !!!

    smith rock says:

    Thank you for sharing. Just perfect.

    It was a great article so really thanks to share with your post I am sharing your post…

    lisaroni says:

    Thank you for sharing. Just perfect.

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