In this episode with illustrator Mary Purdie, we will share stories from our best and worst clients and what we learned from each. We cover everything from our opinions on doing free work to how to turn down a project without being rude.
Bridget runs a full-time side hustle in illustration called Handsome Girl Designs that focuses on body-positivity and feminism. Handling online negativity is something she sees on a regular basis, so read on to learn some techniques she uses to endure and combat the instigators.
Lisa Quine, lettering artist, muralist, speaker, and designer, takes a deep dive into how to become a successful muralist. She discusses her process, biggest failures, learning experiences, and much more.
Today’s guest, Brooke Robinson, founder and curator extraordinaire of Goodtype, will be taking us through what growing an instagram-based community account has looked like, how this took shape from atop her bike, and what the power of the written word can do in spanning nations and oceans in connecting us as people.
There’s nothing quite like the look of a good book cover, and that’s not even the best part. Who knows what you’ll find once you flip that baby open. A god given gift I tell you. Or is it? Cue today’s episode with Natalie Byrne on how to self-publish your own book.
Natalie Watson, fashion designer and illustrator, spills her guts on fashion talking about third party manufacturing, what’s makes a good product, and what she’s learned running several business starting at just 15.
How do you reach your people!? Chicago-based letterer Jenna Blazevich, all-round creative witch, and founder of Vichcraft tells us how she found her niche audience for her brand. Using her creativity, design experience, and badass hand lettering style crafted a business around the changes she wanted to see in the world.
We’re sitting down with Olga Zalite, Russian illustrator, and total foodie, on her on the path to becoming a full time illustrator. She shares her secrets of getting organized, attracting illustration clients, and growing on social media. Oh yeah, and did I mention she’s only been at it for a year!?!
Kicking off Season 2 with a discussion around the work-life-balance-struggle. But this time, it’s a full time job and full time side hustle kind of a situation. In this episode we’ll be chatting with Kelly Malka, a full-time graphic designer, side-hustle maven, and oh, did we mention she also runs her own Etsy shop! Let’s just say sleep isn’t really a part of the equation.
In this last episode with Sarah Day, we discuss how you can start marketing your products on Instagram and your website to increase sales. We each go over our biggest failures to help you make money, not lose it.