How to Market Your Art on Instagram

Instagram is one of the best mediums for young, broke artists who want to feature their work, which is why the term artstagram is big in art circles. Let’s face it. A website is ideal, but with that being said, the cost of maintaining one is oftentimes out of budget for many newcomers. Instagram is […]

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Five Elective Classes Any Illustrator Student should take

Anatomy Class What’re the biggest problems I see with young arts? Proportions, proportions, and proportions. It’s amazing to me how many young artists moving from high school to college have an issue with proper proportions and anatomy. I was in the same boat, too (I still struggle with this myself, so I shouldn’t be the […]

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How to find a style

The biggest concern that I have heard from so many young artists who are either first entering art school or entering the workforce is “what is my style?” or “how do I find my style?” This is a fundamental question that we must ask ourselves as artists, because not only does this define our brand, […]

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The Time Management Strategy That Actually Gets Tasks Crossed Off of Your List

How often do you find yourself distracted or looking at a mountain of activities with no idea where to start? Do you ever start working on a blog post or editing a design, then you get an email notification, and the next thing you know you’ve searched Google for an hour to answer that client, […]

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How to Be Productive and Kick the Creative Stereotype

There’s this stereotypical ethos around being a Creative: We wake up late in the afternoon, drink copious amounts of hipster-branded coffee, go about our days on a whim, acting as we need to, soaking up the evenings, until we crash at 3 a.m. We try to live a lifestyle that invites the world to speak […]

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Tug-of-war: Corporate versus art lifestyle

As you know, The Creative Folks (TCF) is dedicated to Atlanta and looking at all it does to inspire us. We met up with Yang Cuevo from Chicago over her amazing paper arts, especially her Georgia piece. Cuevo lived in the Philippines for most of her life and moved to Chicago with her husband, who […]

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