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My First Years After Art College


Marcos Chin

When I graduated from art college I was working in retail. I’ve told this story many times already which you can read online at Fast Company.  I was making less than $9 per hour in the early oughts and also about $400 per month in freelance illustration work. I left home when I was about 26 years old and moved into a one bedroom apartment in downtown Toronto with my friend Melissa. Our rent was…

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Of Flaming Birds and Personal Work


Steven Belledin

August 20, 2019 - Thus far I’ve spent most of my posts discussing work that I’ve done for clients. Honestly, I have no real gauge of how helpful or interesting any of that really is to anyone out there, but hopefully I’ve been able to touch on some things that add clarity into my mindset or process in some way. One thing that has been a bit lacking however, is a real sense of who I am. At least in terms of my work. I mean, what is my work about? The answer is, I don't really know. I'll be up front: I am not my own audience. It’s a long story, but suffice it to say that fantasy gaming art chose me more than I chose it, and I’ve found that while it mostly suits me, there’s a…

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