February 4, 2020No Comments

January Update

January was my first full month off work again, having wrapped up my temporary contract at Microsoft as a production designer. I've spent the month reflecting on what I'd like to do moving forward, and how best to use the time waiting for my green card/work authorization so I can work for myself full time.

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November 20, 2019No Comments

Interviewed by an Art Student

I've been asked a few times by students in school for art and design to answer some questions for their assignments. This is super flattering and makes me feel like a for real legitimate illustrator (byyyye imposter syndrome!). Anyways, the most recent request was from a girl in Chile and I thought I'd share my answers here in case others were wondering (probably not but oh well here it is).

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June 20, 2019No Comments

Big news

Well the big news around here is I decided to leave my job at Microsoft. I have felt a little stuck the last little while. While I've never felt more creative, I've also never felt stifled in quite this way before. And not by my job, like so many other creatives who long to go full time freelance but are too worried financially to leave their day job, but actually just by the rules of my work visa. Since I can't really start my own business as a Canadian on a temporary visa living in the U.S., it's either work as a designer for an employer or don't work at all.

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