Meet the Maker: Megan Carn

This post is part of a series in which we interview successful makers on how they built their business. Today we are interviewing artist, Megan Carn. Megan Carn is a self-taught artist who left her full-time job two years ago to pursue art full-time. She has sold artwork all over the world to private collectors,… Read More

Meet the Maker: Eva Magill-Oliver

This post is part of a series in which we interview successful makers on how they built their business. Today we are interviewing artist, Eva Magill-Oliver. Eva is a multi-media artist currently living and working in Asheville, NC.  She had been working uniquely on paper for several years, but has expanded her work to include… Read More

Personal Branding and Telling Your Story

Are you confused about personal branding and storytelling (but know you want in?) Here’s the thing: I’m British. And I’m an entrepreneur. What does that have to do with anything, you might ask?  Well, when I moved to NYC from London 20 years ago, my communication and writing style could best be described as “formal”,… Read More

Online Workshop Holiday Special

The holidays are upon us! This can be one of the most stressful seasons of the entire year. Especially for independent business owners. The next week will be all hustle and bustle, and then something weird happens… Things slow down… I find myself incredible antsy when Christmas has wrapped up and New Years hasn’t yet… Read More

Careers in Illustration with Penelope Dullaghan

This post is part of a series in which we interview successful makers on how they built their business. Today we are interviewing professional illustrator, Penelope Dullaghan. Penelope Dullaghan is an illustrator, pattern designer and creative explorer based in Indianapolis. She has worked with a wide variety of clients, big and small  including Crate &… Read More

Building Your Illustration Career with Tracey English

This post is part of a series in which we interview successful makers on how they built their business. Today we are interviewing professional illustrator, Tracey English. Tracey English is a UK based illustrator and surface pattern artist. She specializes in creating collages from hand coloured tissue paper. Tracey built an international following around her… Read More

Growing Your Freelance Illustration Business with Sophie Dufresne

This post is part of a series in which we interview successful makers on how they built their business. Today we are interviewing professional illustrator, Sophie Dufresne. Sophie Dufresne is a Los Angeles based illustrator. She crated unique art to be licensed on products for marketing like gift, home décor, apparel, stationery, books and magazines…. Read More

Crystallize Your New Year – A Kickstarter Campaign

Karina Eibatova just launched a kickstarter campaign to fund an art project she has been working on for more than five years. Karina is an illustrator and fine-artist, born in Leningrad, USSR, leads a nomadic lifestyle and is currently based in London. Karina specializes in drawing, illustration, murals, video, calligraphy and typography. Her portfolio reveals… Read More

Shop Small – Holiday Gift Guide

It’s small business Saturday! Small Businesses create more jobs and donate more money to non-profits than large companies. They are the foundation of our economy. Running a small business is really hard. Small business owners work long hours doing work that they are truly passionate about, and hope someone finds it just as special as… Read More