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How to Survive in the Wild World of Illustration with Dina Rodriguez
Thu, April 27, 2017, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
The Wacom Experience Center is the proud to sponsor for this event, brought to you by local hand lettering artist, Dina Rodriguez.
During this lecture and happy hour event you’ll finally get the freelance advice you’ve been looking for. This talk is for illustrators and makers that want to take charge of their income and start making a profit from their passion.
We’ll start the evening with a 2 hour class teaching you the secrets to becoming a thriving freelancer in the wild world of the design business. Then we’ll end the night in style with a camping themed happy hour full of games, giveaways, drinks, and all your favorite outdoor treats.
Part 1: Lecture - Work Hard
In this lecture, professional hand lettering artist Dina Rodriguez will show you a road-map for creating your dream job in the creative industry. She’ll teach designers like you how to start making consistent money doing what you love most, all while working from home.
You’ll learn how to:
• Get your work noticed on social media.
• Build a website so new clients come to you.
• Create an client on-boarding process that gets you hired.
• Charge what you're worth with value based pricing.
• Create additional income from products.
Part 2: Happy Hour - Play Hard
After the lecture, we have a party planned so you can leave with a network of new creative friends. During this 2 hour shindig, we’ll have free beer and wine to get all those social juices flowing with fun camp themed party games like Clients from Hell Ghost Stories.
There will also be an art exhibit featuring Dina’s newest work, along with a business card raffle where you can win free swag like posters, mugs, lettering books and more.
Come for the knowledge and leave with the new found confidence to thrive in your business with a few new local friends to add to your contact list.