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.
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.
Today, we are back with Sarah Day on all the logistics that go into making products from your art. Where you get things printed? How do you fulfill and ship products to your customers? How can you actually set yourself up for success rather than loosing money on making products?
Introducing Sarah Day, illustrator and product queen. Learn how to take those first steps in figuring out what is going to make a good product that sells. That way you don't waste a bunch of money on something people don't even want.
Sitting down with Tatiana Gill with over twenty years of experience drawing comics for a living. Learn all about how she got started in comic book illustration and how to pitch clients.
Is Art School really worth your while? Dina and Angi are back for round two in breaking down the pros and cons of Art School, and if it’s the only way to kickstart your career as an artist. If you think a traditional send off to college is the only option you’ve got, then give this episode a listen!
If you’re a woman in design, I recommend you sit down with a large glass of wine before you decide to research “famous graphic designers.” Fair warning, there are not many female artists out there let alone in their 40's and older. So, where do women designers and artists, over forty, go for support to relaunch a fizzled design career? According to Google, I have no idea.
In this episode, we come back with Illustrator and Animator Irene Feleo on the topic of how to find your niche as an artist. This is the last episode in our 3-part series on finding your unique style so customers and clients can start to recognize your work.