10 things I’ve learned from sketching in pen

I often feel guilty when days go by without any sketching exercise. I know well that drawing is just like sports, it takes daily practice to keep your skills fresh and to improve, yet there are often periods when I go for weeks without practice and later when I get back to it I can …

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10 things clients say to get you to work for free

I’m certain that every creative professional out there has been asked to work for free at least once. And I’m sure that each and every creative professional out there has worked for free (or ridiculously small amount of money) much more than once. We are promised the world, but sooner or later we realize we are …

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10 things you hear when perusing a creative career

Most of us start out as creative individuals- we draw, we sing, we dance, we “bake” mud cakes, we play games and make things up and it is all perfectly fine. In fact we are encouraged to do so. No one ever tells us that there’s something wrong with play and creativity, which gives us …

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