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5 Rules for Effective Visual Storytelling

Finding the right way to tell your brand’s story can be a difficult task to do so unless you know the right way of pairing words and imagery together.

How to Attract More Freelance Clients

You can't attract clients without having and maintaining a visual presence online. If there's nothing out there to show clients you exist, how dod you expect them to find you in the first place?

10 Things to Know Before Starting A Freelance Project

Starting a new freelance project can sometimes be daunting or can be a nervous experience for anyone who's never done it for—and sometimes even for those who have done it before. 

How To Get On The Same Page As Your Clients— 5 Key Principles

One of the easiest mistakes to make early in your freelance career is underestimating just how important it is to be on the same page as your client. We see the money come in and we try to get the project done as quickly as possible. Let's change that pattern today.

50 Color Palettes To Inspire Your Next Creative Project

Color is one of those tricky things, its not something that you just jump into and find the correct solution in one go.

How Do You Deal with Being Frustrated with Your Creative Work?

The first question in this series—from the Design Break podcast— is one that I feel every creative, regardless of which discipline you may specialize in or find you’re passionate about can relate to.

What You Need Before You Start Your Next Design Project

Learn about a key part of my process that I neglected for so long and one you may be neglecting as well.

Using Illustrations to Help Reach Visual Learners

Today we know of four different types of learners: visual, auditory, reading/writing, and kinesthetic. The largest of the four types? Visual learners. About 65% of the population falls under this category.

Why Does Hiring an Illustrator Cost More than Buying Stock Illustrations?

There is a huge difference between the value that illustrators create for you, the clients/partners, then what you find with “Ready to Use” or stock illustrations on sites like Stocksy or Shutterstock.

How Much Should I Budget for Illustration?

I’m going to talk to you a bit about some of the challenges you’ll face in figuring out how much you should budget as well as some scenarios you may run into along the way.