Tag Archives: advice for freelancers

Billede 05-01-2018 11.30.16

ON THE MOVE: World Book Fair New Delhi

As you are reading this, I am en route to India to World Book Fair in New Delhi. Woot!! Here’s the official statement: This all came together at the last minute so I didn’t have a chance to prepare much. Let’s just say the last week before Christmas was pretty hectic, moving deadlines for my […]

Top 5: APPS FOR FREELANCERS

Top 5: APPS FOR FREELANCERS

I am by no means a first mover with tech gadgets and stuff like that, but there is a slim chance you might not already own all of these for your iPad or iPhone. Let’s see, shall we? DropboxObviously you all have this, right? I wish someone had told me earlier. It’s like an online […]

Working Methods: WALL-TO-WALL MEETINGS

Working Methods: WALL-TO-WALL MEETINGS

I don’t know about you, but I rarely get anything done if I only have a few hours of work time. I need time to really dig in. So having a meeting in town during the day is the a surefire way for me to NOT get anything done. My recommendation: bunch all meetings together […]

Working Methods: FREELANCE ILLUSTRATION ADVICE #1

Working Methods: FREELANCE ILLUSTRATION ADVICE #1

I’ve often been asked what’s most important as a freelance illustrator. I always say: “Respect your deadlines”. But what about talent? Sure, that helps. But that’s like a basic thing. Like you need a bunch of shoes to open up a shoe store. When customers rate the importance of personal relation with a salesman higher than than […]