Starving Artist, no Really.

As soon as you tell someone you are an artist, I’m sure the word “starving” inevitably creeps into their mind. I think the notion that all artists are starving pervades the minds of the general public, and for once I helped perpetuate the stereotype. People always want to know where you came from. They like …

Freelancing Rates

This is another very popular topic and one that never actually receives any concrete information. How much do I charge as a freelance artist? How much indeed. I still don’t know the right answer for that. I’m not sure why, but for some reason talking about money and how much a person makes is considered …

More freelance infos

Woop! Well I just finished up an 8 painting project with a new client a week early and turned in 3 other paintings yesterday along with 12 armor sketches for another client. Now I just have 9 paintings to finish by the 11th (5 paintings now, I wrote this a few days ago). In keeping …

Definitely not “one and done”

Ahhh, the glamorous life of a freelancer. Everyone wants to be a freelancer right? Make your own schedule, sit around all day playing video games, wake up at 3pm and party until 5am, finally pursue that lifelong dream of learning how to make sock puppets with your free time…that’s what the life of a freelancer …

tunnel syndrome x3

I have noticed that the topic of wrist/arm pain has become quite a hot topic amongst artists and illustrators alike over the past several weeks. As many of you already know, I was diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel in both my wrists and Ulnar Neuropathy (Cubital Tunnel) in my left arm. The past 3-4 weeks have …