One of the hardest parts of art: staying in practice

How many artists out there struggle with continuing with art as their path? How many artists do continue with art everyday? If you didn’t know this already, I chose to work a 9-5 art job while still doing my own personal side art gigs. You’re probably saying, “this whole time she could’ve been some more […]

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Upwork Stories: My First Gig Ever!

I don’t think I’ll ever forget my first freelance gig ever on the site Upwork! For those of you who don’t know UpWork is a platform for creatives just like you: designers, photographers, creative writers, web developers etc. to find freelance gigs that are posted literally every second. (Wow, that sounded like a sponsored blurb, […]

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The 9-5 versus Freelancing: Cons of Freelancing

Last post, I talked about the PROS of freelancing. If you haven’t read it — check it out here ! This time I want to discuss the cons, the bad, the sad side to freelancing, because as mentioned, I’ve done both the 9-5 and freelancing, currently doing both at the same time! I would hope […]

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The 9-5 versus Freelancing: Pros of Freelancing

Every FaceBook group I’ve ever been in ever since the start of my freelancing career, has always asked this very question, or some variation to the least. “What are the pros and cons of Freelancing?” Every newbie asks this, and sometimes I still ask myself what are the pros and cons of freelancing because there’s […]

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Why I decided to do freelance part-time, and corporate full-time

If you’re considering moving into freelance, well then you’re in luck because it’s a great way for you to learn your field and grow into a business owner. Freelancing has helped me understand so many different realms of business and how to manage my business. Moving into freelance helped socially too because I used to […]

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Story of a non-traditional graphic designer

The two questions I start off any interview for a creative here at The Creative Folks is I start with, “How did you start doing what you’re doing” and “What made you love what you do now?” For me fortunately, if I were to be asked the same two questions, I can knock it out […]

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