Social media is a beehive. On one hand, it’s extremely overwhelming, scary, and could cover you in painful stings. On the other hand...honey. Liquid gold, baby.
Neda was a gold medalist swimmer by age 9. Imagine what she can do with art! Get seriously inspired by Neda’s story in this month’s Creative Spotlight.
Contracts, trademarks, copyright, oh my! John Weaver of Stansbury-Weaver helped us understand our options when it comes to protecting our work.
What is even life???? This month we went deep into self-advocacy, self-care, self-sabotage, and COMMUNITY.
SEO - a subject that after spending about 90 seconds researching on Google makes your eyes glaze over. Here’s our take on it.
Pricing is one of the hardest parts as a creative professional. The price tag seems so tied up in our self-worth how can we possibly stay objective enough to price ourselves fairly? The Rise & Design crew is on the case.
Bob does it all - literally - music, design, writing, teaching, parenting…shall I go on? Get seriously inspired by Bob’s story in this month’s Creative Spotlight.
Elaine, financial counselor extraordinaire, helped walk us through budgeting, pricing, common financial pitfalls, and generally any of our money questions that keep us up late at night.
Marketing. What an annoying thing we all must do. But how can we make it better, more sustainable, and less..icky feeling?
I would like to give a HUGE thank you to everyone who got in the spirit of giving and donated art supplies for the Nationwide Children’s Toy Drive this past holiday season. Your generosity filled two large boxes with crayons, colored pencils, and coloring books (to name a few!), in the hopes of sparking young patients’ hearts and minds with joy and creativity during their stay at the hospital.
Mentorships can broaden your horizons, make you look at the bigger picture, and be your chance to help an aspiring creative out. At January’s Rise & Design we discussed the ins and outs of mentoring.
Lindsey has always been an artist. Her path took her from painting, to illustration, to graphic design. A constant volunteer in the community, this month we get to hear more of her story.