Want to be a Freelance Illustrator? Or a Freelance Designer? Getting an Agent can really Boost your Career.

Want to be a Freelance Illustrator? Or a Freelance Designer?  Getting an Agent can really Boost your Career.

Want to know how to get an Illustration agent? Recent art school grads know it can be difficult for an illustrator starting out on their own to gain access to the most desirable clients.  Meanwhile agents are able to promote you and your work to the best art buyers, ad agencies, production companies and creative directors in the industry. For freelance illustrators and designers, having...

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Who Needs a Little Black Dress? Three Reasons Why You Do!

I’m sharing this from one of my other blogging sites-  I love to write about fashion 🙂 This image is inspired by the great David Downton Who Needs a Little Black Dress? Three Reasons Why You Do Renee Reeser Zelnick, Yahoo Contributor Network The LBD is a timeless classic. Every gal over sixteen simply must have this chic go-to garment in their closet. It always looks good and you...

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Do I want a Job in the Arts? Or a Creative Career?

Do I want a Job in the Arts? Or a Creative Career?

Let’s talk Job vs Career. Jobs are easier to get than careers. A job sometimes can take five minutes to get ( even in this economy- say it with me: you want fries with that?), but laying the foundation to a creative career can take five years and / or more. To go from paying tuition to paying your dues, there’s one major thing you’ve got to realize: Getting a job IS a job – a full...

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Is Art School Worth the Money? Is Design School Worth the Money?

Is Art School Worth the Money? Is Design School Worth the Money?

Dan Clowes wrote in his famous four page comic, Art School Confidential: “Remember, the only piece of paper less valuable than one of your paintings is a B.F.A. degree.” Nice. But, I disagree. Getting solid professional training can really rocket you to being a rockstar in an art career. It worked for me. I spent four years getting my BFA ( Bachelor of Fine Arts ) and then spent...

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