Web Series Episodes
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.
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?
In this last episode with comic book artist Tatiana Gill we go over all the steps you need in order to make, print, and sell your first comic book.
Revealed secrets of making money as a comic book artist through commissions, client work, and self publishing. Watch Dina and Tatiana Gill comic book queen for the past 20 years, swap stories on making money from all the best gigs.
Is Art school beyond what your budget can afford, and the self-starter culture not for you? In this episode Dina and Illustrator Angi Pauly are looking at internships, apprenticeships, and mentorships for education; hence the term “ships”, because honestly who has the time to say all three!
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!
It’s finally time for us to dive into a question that has been on many of your minds, what is the best way to learn illustration? This episode is the first of a three-part series on the best methods of picking up illustration for free online.
There are so many other ways to make money from your art aside from client work and a day job. I'm joined by Samantha Lopez and Kat Hubbs to talk about all the diversified revenue streams you could have in order to pay your bills when the paychecks stop.
Back this week is Samantha Lopez on why self-sufficiency in the workspace is as much a solo act as it is as having a community to back you up. In this episode, we’re going to get down to the nit and grit of how to find your people while moving up in the art industry.
Introducing our next guest in a 3-part series on how women can be more independent in the art industry. We start off by talking about how to find your own opportunities with Illustrator Samantha Lopez.
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.
In this episode with Illustrator and Animator Irene Feleo, we talk about how to carve out time for your practice. We'll discover how to find that perfect work-life balance in a way that doesn't drive you totally insane.
Buckle up for this 40 min interview with NY Illustrator and Animator, Irene Feleo as we discuss the best ways to practice your craft as an artist. We answer all your burning questions on how to know your ready to sell your services as an artist through delibrate practice.