Inkygoodness 'Make Your Mark' is a 10-week group programme for creatives to kick start your freelance illustration career!
Open to recent graduates, emerging artists and illustrators and those who are looking to change their career path.
Whether you’ve been working in the industry for a while and need a much needed boost, or you’re fresh out of University and not sure where to begin; Make Your Mark provides the tools you need to build confidence, develop a portfolio, connect with clients and navigate your way into the illustration market.
Supported by our online membership platform Inkygoodness Collective, our programme structure is focused on group based teaching and interactive live zoom sessions, designed to foster a thriving and engaged community of artists and illustrators from all over the world, brought together to share their insights, experiences and learn from one another.
Coming January 2023!
Our programme runs like this:
- 10-week programme
- 1.5 hour live group zoom call per week (see what’s covered below)
- Live interaction each session
- Weekly challenges to get you moving!
- Small groups of no more than 20.
- Groups tailored to be the best possible fit for you and your creative practice
- Industry Zoom Q&A’s with three leading illustrators
+ More TBA!
Plus 3-months inclusive access to Inkygoodness Collective, our online membership for artists and illustrators.
What we will cover:
WK. 1 – Personal Development
WK. 2 – Creative Development
WK. 3 – Illustration Markets
WK. 4 – Licensing
WK. 5 – Curating Your Work
WK. 6 – Self Promotio
WK. 7 – Getting Hired
WK. 8 – Freelance Business Tools
WK. 9 – Agency Representation
WK. 10 – PR & Marketing Toolkit
+ BONUS SESSION: How to diversify your income by selling art
+ BONUS SESSION: Feedback
Full programme breakdown »
Design Talks, Q&As + Mentoring
To compliment the programme we are also hosting three design talks with leading industry designers and illustrators, each specialising in a different area of the market – from editorial illustration to advertising and book illustration. Each week we will hear their stories of developing their portfolio’s and building successful freelance careers; alongside some of their closely guarded secrets to thriving in this competitive industry. Each speaker will also select ONE artist from the programme for a 1:1 mentoring session in Spring 2023.
Guest Speakers TBA!