All posts tagged advice

Part of my job – and this is actually a part that I enjoy – is educating clients. Dream clients are few and far between, and they only become that way after they have worked with […]

Are you ready for Christmas?

I know, it’s not even November yet and I’m already dreaming of Christmas. It’s the same thing you hear every year – “Christmas comes earlier every year!” or “I can’t believe the shops are already […]

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Do something every day

I read somewhere that doing something every day, even if it isn’t much, is better than doing nothing. So since I want to pursue illustration as a viable complement to my design work, I’ve decided […]

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Never waste an opportunity

A few weeks ago, I was approached by a band from the UK to create an illustration for a t-shirt they want to produce (pics later!). The first illustration I made was of a willow […]

You’re never too old to learn…

… if you’re willing to learn. My favourite takeout from this article? Smaller companies are 10 times better for learning. Be generous with your time and money–it has an amazingly fast payback. 8 SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS […]

Three rules one might follow to get the best.

Number one. As fellow artists, I think we should respect each other and never, even once, think that we’re better than the other. The one who falls into that trap risks losing something very, very […]

"The expert in any work is always a success." — Anonymous

"When we can remove our ego from our work and reframe criticism this way, we don’t have to fear it or struggle to avoid it." — Justine Musk