In this episode I interview Ellen Ogden of Ellen Ogden Art about being a visual artist, digital vs. manual processes, and using chalkboard art, hand lettering, and murals to provide commercial work for businesses.
Ellen has done amazing work locally and regionally for Trader Joes, White Star Market, Dead Poet, and many more businesses!
THINGS WE TALKED ABOUT:
Doing visual art for businesses like chalkboard art, murals, and hand lettering
Manual processes vs. digital processes and how they can work together for artists
Marketing yourself and getting over money blocks
Having personal projects to keep you sane and inspired
Egos and credit for your work
How Trader Joe’s has custom chalkboard art in their stores
How your work can change businesses and lives
Tuesdays Together (search FB for your local chapter- the Rising Tide Society is re-doing their website so I can’t really link it.) Baton Rouge chapter linked here.
How to “Marie Kondo” your business
Finding clients who trust what you do