The importance of parental support in business

Some may argue, that parental support in business is not that important but I beg to differ. My parents’ support for me within business, my four years of college, and up until now has been my backbone. Without that support, I’d be lost. Just a disclaimer, my dad passed away October 2016, but until this […]

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Does an artist need to go to art school?

The answer is simply: No. I was a graphic designer who didn’t attend any art classes and look at where I am now. As an artist though, to say I know everything, is a lie. But, the same concept also applies to other artists, whether or not you attend art school. Just because you attended […]

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How can small projects lead you to big ideas

No one likes creative blocks. Who even knew creative block was a thing, I really only knew ‘writer’s block’. But a tip for ya is to keep working even though you’re burnt out from working. Yes, working on smaller projects is one of the best ways for to build skill and experience. Smaller projects are […]

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Single motherhood in style

Some claim, they’ve met seen Jesus. So have I, Thrift Jesus —  at least, that’s what she goes by. Thrift, for short, is a stylist. A mother. A woman that does it all. Thrift’s story took me by surprise when I sat down with her. Someone so young had the world against her, but she’s […]

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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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