Every few weeks I post a bunch of links related to drawing, freelancing, self-employment and personal motivation. I collect these from all over the web and hope that you find them as helpful and inspirational as I did.
- Self Publishing: What's an Artist Worth? by Morrus - an article explaining to self-published authors why they should pay a fair wage to artists
- The Dumb Mistake I Made Because I was Afraid of the Wrong People by Jon Acuff - if you're afraid of annoying people with too much self-promotion, read this.
- Growing Your Picture Book Portfolio by Kristi Valiant - a short but sweet primer on how to put together a physical children's book portfolio
- To Get Better at Lighting, See Light Through the Eyes of a Cinematographer by Doug Jackson - great examples of how lighting can effect the mood of a scene
- The 3 Reasons Why Artists Don't Make a Living Off Their Art by Rick Kitagawa - concise and insightful article on the main things that hold artists back
- Pleeeease: New Covers for These Classics by Elizabeth Bluemle - examples of some book covers that are outdated or don't fit the target audience. Very enlightening!
- Lousy Book Covers - a funny blog showcasing some of the worst, most amateur book covers to be found on Amazon.