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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Student by day, writer by night

With a lot of creative professions, you’ll find that people tend to have a day job that could be completely unrelated to their true passion, and they create on the side. This is completely normal and common. Everyone has to start somewhere and the only way you’ll even get started is if you work on […]

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Treat Yo’ Self: An Artist’s Guide to Self-Care

We’re living in the era of self-care. Some might call it selfish, but taking time for yourself is more important than most people realize. I think of self-care in video game terms. If my character is close to death, I make it a priority to replenish health before continuing a quest. While it’s possible to […]

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