Lyla Johnston

Creative Lives
Animator and illustrator Rosa Sawyers on finding ideas in nature and learning AfterEffects
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From truck driver to technical VFX director: Meet DNEG’s Alexandru Budulan
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Illustrator Marianne Hernandez on freelancing and creating work inspired by her Filipina heritage
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Animator Liam Gilbey talks storytelling, spinning plates and setting up a studio
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Photographer Philipp Raheem’s journey from medicine student to meeting Kanye and Wizkid
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Potion Pictures’ Sophie Marschner on her path to creating motion graphics for television
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Robot Food’s Ryley Devine on shooting your shot for gigs as a designer
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Lazy Oaf graphic designer Ben Eli on personal projects, poptimism and being passionate
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Illustrator Denzel “BLLACK LINE” Kessie talks music, money and why it’s better to network in person
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Multifaceted creative Callum Ritchie on community, freelancing and making TikToks for MINI
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“Every day is a school day”: We meet graphic and motion designer, Cyrus Nderitu
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Photographer Alia Romagnoli on centring South Asian matriarchies and expanding their skillset
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Job hunting while autistic: “We have to pretty much hide our traits”

Lyla Johnston reflects on her journey as an autistic creative in industry
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Eight resources for Black creatives and founders

Mentorship schemes, grants and more, as recommended by Mentor Black Business
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“Find value in the work you do”: Sadler’s Wells’ digital and content coordinator, Angharad Mainwaring
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Why diversity and inclusion specialist Chauntelle Lewis’ friends call her the “bounceback queen”
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Photographer Nolan Ryan Trowe on being yourself, accessibility and telling stories as a disabled creative
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Valuing your craft and finding inspiration in dance: We meet illustrator Geraldine Sawyer
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Illustrator Charlot Kristensen on comics, social media and getting creative with hashtags
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10 essential websites for free fonts and typefaces

From serifs to slabs, these sites will help you find the best free fonts
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From mathematics to photography: How personal projects helped Brunel Johnson launch a creative career
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Museum of London’s project assistant Crystal Mah-Wing on feeling the fear and doing it anyway
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Photographer Sara Carpentieri on industry inclusivity and the rawness of film photography
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HAM the Illustrator’s unconventional path through digital art, architecture and music production