It’s been a goal of mine to one day become a freelancer. I want to create my own schedule, work from anywhere, decide which clients I want to work with and all of that millennial shit.
About a year ago, I came across an artist that created these adorable ceramic sculptures. They looked like little blogs with a smiley face.
As long as I can remember, I’ve been a people pleaser at work and avoided any confrontation like the plague. I did my best to just nod and smile when someone had an idea, even if it was terrible.
There was a time where my passion for photography was at an all-time high. I binged on photo books, soaked up knowledge and scoured through the internet and magazines for inspiration.
One of my favorite things to do in the morning is to look through social media for design inspiration. I've noticed that when I don't do this, I get artist block quicker and have a less productive day.
Personal projects are so important because it gives your mind and creativity a chance to let loose. It breaks up the monotony of your routine and can help you avoid burnout.
If you've been keeping up with me, you'll know that I recently completed a #30DaysOfDesign challenge. I'd be lying to you if I woke up brimming with inspiration each day….
On April 17th, I began a #30DaysOfDesign challenge to keep myself productive while I look for a new job. During undergrad I only shot for school assignments….