I wish I could be writing more than I am these days. But I’m chained to the desk right now getting through ‘hell week’.
Which for new readers, is the final week of a storyboard schedule where I put in the long hours. This is also how I’ll be spending my birthday on Wednesday (insert sympathetic “awwwwww” here). Fun times : ).
I am putting together the post on portfolio advice and it’s turning into a bit of a long one. I don’t want to rush it, so I won’t. You should see it next week though.
In the meantime here’s some good reading.
The first is an article I came across about working for free or ‘on spec’ and the kinds of people that will approach you for it. I’ll write about this kind of thing in the future but the author pretty much reflects my point of view on this subject. Check out:
The next is about freelancing and that you don’t always have to be ‘amazing’ to be successful. That’s over at Freelance Switch entitled:
The last ones relate to the portfolio post I’m working on for you guys. These ones focus on online portfolios, while I may be focusing more on the content of a storyboard portfolio right now. The articles may not be for storyboard artists specifically, but they are for artists/designers, so you’ll find some good tips:
Hope you enjoy those. I’ll be back on track next week after I survive this one!
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