Morgen’s masks getting noticed
Saskatchewan, The Lethbridge Pronghorns and the University of PEI.
“I had five university masks all in one short period,” she said.
“I thought it was awesome.”
She also had a mask debut in the WHL for Ryan Gilchrist of the Lethbridge Hurricanes.
These are the kinds of high profile masks that will help to build her reputation as a designer and artist in a very small, but competitive market.
To make her mark means designing unique masks, but also making contacts and sometimes just good luck.
“For the Saskatchewan Huskies ones, it was word of mouth. I did two last year for the Huskies; one was a returning goalie on the men’s team and the other two were for the women… the equipment manager for the women’s team saw my work for the men’s and said pretty ‘oh, wow, said
Others are finding her on the Internet or on social media.
She chuckles that she landed her WHL mask by doing a little “stalking.”
“I messaged him (Gilchrist) on Instagram personally because I noticed his mask was blank white,” she said.
She has found there is no off season in her line of work.
“This year it has been pretty steady year round. I changed the way I am doing orders, I am taking deposits and booking them in line,” she said. “Last year I had a little bit stressful situation because in August I had 11, and in June and July I had a total of four. So this year in January I started booking in advance, and now I’m fully booked until November.”
“I am averaging around 50-55 a year.” let’s do this,’” she
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