Inspiration

You’re Not a Starving Artist

You’re Not a Starving Artist

Enough with being labeled a Starving Artist- we’re so much more. And even if we’re only about the art, that doesn’t mean we can’t make a decent wage so we can pay our bills, take a vacation, and buy a new phone when we want to. Don’t give in to […]

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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.

InkTober 2016!

InkTober 2016!

Thousands of illustrators worldwide take part every InkTober and post their images on social media. Here’s what you need to know.

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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 […]

Illustrator Turns Author

Illustrator Turns Author

Lauren Scheuer’s illustrations have appeared in books and magazines including American Girl publications, Muse Magazine, Birds and Blooms, and Scholastic publications. Recently, she took a leap and became an author as well. Her new book Once Upon a Flock is written and illustrated (and photographed) by Lauren and tells the heart warming […]

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Not Art

Not Art

Proof that art does not give you gas.

by Comments are Disabled Cool stuff, Inspiration, Signs, Street Art
Beer Money

Beer Money

Not even craft beers…

(Just a little inspiration for you in case you were tempted to work for less than you’re worth)

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Inspiration for Reinventing the Illustrator

Inspiration for Reinventing the Illustrator

We recently organized an event called Reinventing the Illustrator to help fellow illustrators understand that there are so many opportunities for us. More info to come about the event, but Justin and I thought we should share the inspirational postcard/poster we created for the event. Use this to get your creative […]