Today, our conversation concludes with AJ’s thoughts on professionalism and creating an optimal digital painting workflow…
Escape From Art Jail:
Available exclusively to students, Escape From Art Jail helps you pursue creative freedom by becoming a true, creative professional. Monthly lessons on money, social media, portfolios, self-promotion, networking, managing clients, collaboration and more!
In part one of our “Purple Cow” Case Study with AJ Nazzaro, we discussed how, despite getting a late start, his willingness to face any and every creative challenge is why he’s now working for Blizzard and Wizards Of The Coast – his dream clients.
In this episode, he paints a vivid picture of what it means to be committed to the craft…
AJ Nazzaro (Blizzard, Wizards Of The Coast) is the kind of person who will, to use his own words, “fight a grizzly bear with a toothbrush.”
Though he got a late start, his willingness to face any and every creative challenge is why he’s now working for his dream clients.
In this first part of a three-part series, AJ reveals the invisible but intense dedication that led to his unique success…
…and been completely ignored?
In this Escape From Art Jail lesson, Chris and Edge help you develop your professional network with email tips and examples that you can put into practice right away!
In part 2 of our “Purple Cow” Case Study with Rebecca Black-Gliko, we talked about her commitment to the craft of stop-motion, and how with deliberate practice, she developed an authentic visual voice which launched her creative career.
Today, our conversation concludes with Beki’s thoughts on improving your craft by thoroughly knowing your tools, seizing opportunities to learn from professionals, and making a habit of experimentation…
In part 1 of our “Purple Cow” Case Study with Rebecca Black-Gliko, we discussed how her unwavering focus led to a highly-competitive, entry-level position at Laika – the stop-motion feature animation studio that produced Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings.
Today, our conversation continues with Beki’s thoughts on committing to your craft, practicing fundamentals, and launching a career through the development of an authentic visual voice…
Rebecca Black-Gliko’s unwavering focus led to a highly-competitive, entry-level position at Laika – the stop-motion feature animation studio that produced Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings.
In part 1 of this series, we hear how Beki shaped her own personal brand, and proved herself with an ambitious personal project…
Chris Oatley and Ejiwa (Edge) Ebenebe answer your questions about how to discover and develop your Personal Brand (aka your “Purple Cow.”)
- How do I get my drawing skills to a competitive level, while working a full-time job?
- What online resources do you suggest to help build and strengthen the fundamentals?
- How do creative products/works satisfy the needs of our audiences?
- How do I create a Personal Brand when my career consists of many disparate things?
- What are the most effective ways of growing your Personal Brand?