I’ve picked up some sweet custom brush and vector shapes plug-ins for Photoshop from GraphicXtras.com. Every once in a while I feel like doing something design-y with patterns and these are going to come in handy! (Royalty free for pros, too!)
Colleen Coover is an Eisner Award-winning comic book artist based in Portland, Oregon. Her comics include the adult title Small Favors and the all-ages Banana Sunday. She has been published by Dark Horse, Top Shelf, Marvel, and many others. She works with her husband, writer Paul Tobin, on the Eisner-winning series Bandette.