Freelancing

Should I Include It in My Portfolio?

Should I Include It in My Portfolio?

Run through this flow chart to decide whether to include something in your portfolio.

An Updated Ready, Set, Freelance Webinar

An Updated Ready, Set, Freelance Webinar

Learn to be a better freelancer. Justin and I will be presenting our webinar Ready, Set, Freelance on March 15

Should I Take the (Freelance) Job?

Should I Take the (Freelance) Job?

Should you take the (illustration, design, sculpture, painting, photograph, article, etc) job? Run through this chart to help you decide.

Speaking at RISD

Speaking at RISD

Ready, Set, Freelance April 12, 2016 6:30-8 p.m. in the Tap Room Justin and I are heading south to Providence on Tuesday to speak to students and alumni about freelancing. We’re rolling out our updated Ready, Set, Freelance presentation to give attendees a primer on what it means to be […]

Back by Popular Demand

Back by Popular Demand

UPDATE: This webinar has also sold out. A few months ago, the first Type webinar sold out a week before the event so Justin and Ed will be returning to present again A Semester of Type at 90 MPH on December 15, 2015. The webinar is produced in conjunction with […]

A Semester of Type at 90 MPH

A Semester of Type at 90 MPH

Tonight, Justin and Ed will be presenting a new webinar for the RISD (and beyond) community: A Semester of Type at 90 MPH. We’re excited to say that the webinar sold out over a week before the event! However, if you’d like to be alerted next time we do a […]

6 Guidelines and 3 Steps to a Solid Presentation

6 Guidelines and 3 Steps to a Solid Presentation

By Jon Lopkin Selling your skills and winning the trust of a client can all come down to how you present your designs and how you present yourself. Before diving into the 3 useful steps for creating a solid presentation, let’s look at the seemingly trivial items often overlooked by […]

Advanced Freelance

Advanced Freelance

Justin Perricone and I will be presenting a new webinar called Advanced Freelance on April 8 for RISD. The webinar picks up after our other webinar Ready, Set, Freelance and the concept is that once your creative business has gotten going, what do you do next? Where should you concentrate […]

My Never, Ever List by Jannie Ho

My Never, Ever List by Jannie Ho

My own quick list of what a freelance illustrator should never ever do. I could use a little reminding as well from time to time. •Never ever forget about those personal projects Those personal projects fuel my creativity and remind me of why I loved being an illustrator in the first […]

Caffeinated Selfie: (L to R) Jannie Ho, Ed Shems, Lisa Graves, Dan Moynihan, Gary LaCoste and a chicken standing in for Lauren Scheuer

Caffeinated Illustrators: August 2014

With iced coffees in hand, five illustrators met for another Caffeinated Illustrator meeting. Borrowing Wifi from the nearby Apple Store, we got together and shared what projects we have been working on, what’s coming up and from where we are drawing inspiration. We talked about the benefits of Society6 over […]