4 Polite Ways to Say “No” to a Client Request

4 Ways To Politely Say "No" To Your Clients As a client, has anyone ever told you "No." If so, how did it make you feel? Did it disappoint you? There are times when we need to tell our clients "no"...
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6 Tips for Pitching Portfolios To Talent Agencies

Pitching Your Portfolio? Here are 6 Tips To Help You Pitch Your Portfolios To Talent Agencies So, congratulations are certainly in order if you have made it this far. You have completed your book, and it is...
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13 Tips to Create Effective E-Learning Storyboards

Leave it to Walt Disney and his crew to unknowingly create a magical way to structure an E-learning class. In the early 1930s, a Disney animator created the first storyboard in history by tacking...

7 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Looking For An Artist’s Agent

Do you want to draw for a living? I am the first person to advocate anyone taking on a creative career. However, if you want to make money at it, expanding your professional creative side...

Back to the Drawing Table with Renee Reeser Zelnick

Freelance Finance and Solving the Self-Employed Mortgage Mystery - Part One Several of our freelance storyboard and artist colleagues have asked me how I solved the freelancer’s mortgage mystery. In an ever-evolving economy, is the...

The Big Picture: Portfolio Submissions & Omissions

There was once a time when you had to explain what a storyboard artist was. This was back in the pre-digital days of paper and markers when most assignments were performed in-house. Fax machines...

How to Negotiate a Project Rate as a Storyboard Artist

Certain aspects of being a professional illustrator or storyboard artist are more challenging than others. One of the biggest challenges artists-for-hire face is their pricing structure. The age-old dilemma of not wanting to price...