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Creatives in Conversation: Making a Living as an Artist

22nd May 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an intimate and open conversation on what it truly takes to make a living as an artist. Learn insights and actionable strategies from creatives who have built thriving careers in illustration and design. We’ll tackle topics such as:

  • Art Licensing
  • Finding and Working with Clients
  • Marketing Yourself
  • The Role of Social Media, and More!

Audience Q&A to follow the discussion.

Meet the Creatives:

Brooke Glaser:

Brooke Glaser is an illustrator and children’s designer, known for her fun lettering and playful characters. Her work can be found on children’s apparel, greeting cards in your favorite grocery stores, home decor stores, and magazines. She currently resides in Portland, OR, but has illustrated and taught around the globe in places like Hawaii, Australia, and Costa Rica.

Ohn Mar Win:

Ohn Mar Win is a UK based illustrator (and AOI member!)35 East 21st Streetnew  best known for her watercolour practice in her sketchbook, often combining them with line work to create various effects. Her great passion is illustrating food, and her work has appeared in cookery books, packaging, and magazines from around the world. Since becoming a Skillshare teacher, Ohn Mar’s views of constantly learning and improving her creative abilities have been reinforced, and hopes this is passed onto her students.

Shannon McNab:

Shannon McNab is a surface designer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since beginning her career in late 2016, her sweet and sophisticated art has been licensed to clients for greeting cards, scrapbook kits, gift wrap, stationery, and home decor. She is also very proud to teach surface design and share creative business tips as a Top Teacher here on Skillshare – patterns and teaching are Shannon’s two biggest passions!


Skillshare Office
35 East 21st Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10010 United States


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