arlene illustration

Need a Book Designer? a Branding Specialist? a Custom Web Site? an Intuitive Illustrator? a Graphic Designer?

Look no further! I’m here to help!
Providing professional design and illustration services for small businesses, startups, and individuals. I believe that GOOD design should be accessible and attainable and I’m here to make that happen. Specializing in working with inclusive brands, developing custom WordPress sites, and illustrating ALL THE THINGS!

With a lifetime of experience in fine art and over 10 years of design experience, Arlene has been able to grow Intricate Designs and work with amazing clients here in Colorado as well as clients around the world!

What I do.

Designing all the things! Working collaboratively with each client is key to making sure each vision comes to life. I take the time to listen to your needs and wants and work my magic to make it a reality.

Working with your budget to make sure that you start on the right foot and have all the tools to set you up for success. I strongly believe in doing things right the first time around and that your investment should carry on for years to come without having to second guess a thing. I’m here to help not only establish a beautiful brand presence but to pave the way for you to succeed.

I give you all the tools to turn views into SALES.  Whether we’re working on a logo, a full branding package, a custom web site, or your latest children’s book, you don’t have to worry about poor quality images, slow load times, or formatting a thing. I’m an expert in Adobe Creative Cloud programs, WordPress, SEO, and most importantly customer service.

As an artist with a knack for tech and a passion for digital, I’m confident that I can create anything for my clients. I dive into each project with a hands-on approach that connects me to the heart and soul of each business, brand, or individual that I work with. I love developing a relationship that digs deep and really gets me into your shoes.

I know from experience that I have this uncanny ability to read people’s minds (in a not creepy way) so that even if you don’t know what you want or how to express it, I can make it come to life. I become fully vested in each of my clients’ success’ even after our project’s end, I’m always happy to help!

“But I find that for myself, without exception, the more I deal with the work as something that is my own, as something that is personal, the more successful it is.”
– Marian Bantjes

How does this work?


It all starts with a form and a call. We talk about exactly what you need and want in detail to make sure that your vision is clear and I know exactly what to create for you.
Let's start brainstorming!


With those details, I start doodling away and drafting the framework for your design. Everything starts with a sketch, and lucky you, you get to see my chicken scratch!


Those scribbles get refined with the most intricate attention to detail. Graphics are crisp, web designs are developed, and illustrations get rendered. We can see the light!


You've seen the rough sketches, approved the wireframes, and fell in love with the final drafts! Everything has been gone over with a fine-toothed comb and we've checked all the boxes!


Yay!! We are drooling over the final designs and our project has come to an end. I walk you through how to use everything (cause I send you EVERYTHING) and we share it with the world!