Creative Lives in Progress

Pep Talk

Watch Lindsay Arakawa’s Pep Talk on making connections

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Resources

A list of resources made for creatives from low-income backgrounds

From mentoring and research to training and programmes
Resources

A growing list of unmissable degree shows to check out

Have a degree show coming up this summer? Let us know!
Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews: July 2021

Building a multidisciplinary portfolio? Apply for our next portfolio review session
Creative Lives
Gallery Girl founder and art writer Lizzy Vartanian Collier on covering art from the Middle East
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A guide to writing and sending cold emails
Resources

10 places to search for creative jobs in the UK

Looking for a new role? Here are great places to start your search
Creative Lives
“The power that you hold as a creative is really important”: Meet photographer Shenell Kennedy
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Graphic designer Jay Vaz on designing for music and visualising the sounds he loves
Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews: June 2021

Want to work in art direction? Apply for our next session
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A guide to creating your PDF portfolio
Resources

10 podcasts to tune into for creative career advice and insight

Written by Creative Lives in Progress
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Patience, practice and paper: We meet Manchester-based illustrator Hellie Cartledge
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Rising photographer Ryan Prince on portraiture, Blackness and battling imposter syndrome
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From medicine to words: How Liz Hew launched a career in writing and content production
Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews: May 2021

Want to work in graphic design? Apply for our next session
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How graphic designer Lorna Harrington went from super-fan to employee at Aardman Animations
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Graphic designer Ruben Buffery on landing his first graduate job at The Midnight Club
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Get a Pep Talk from multidisciplinary artist, Mahaneela
Pep Talk

Watch Andrew Herzog’s Pep Talk on building a portfolio that best represents you

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Multidisciplinary artist Farouk Alao on NFTs, freelance life and finding balance
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A guide to writing a great cover letter
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Get a Pep Talk from artist and designer, Andrew Herzog
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Megan Lee on her winding path to VFX, as a senior colour assistant at The Mill