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Starving Artist Tag (Q&A Video)

Starving Artist Tag (Q&A Video)

The Starving Artist Tag is a collab between YouTube artists Lena Danya, Mira Byler, Tina Yu, Happy Dee, and Katherine Ward, wherein they answer a set of 20 questions about their work, and their artistic journey. I first watched this on Lena Danya’s channel, and I wanted to try it out!

Oddly enough I found it therapeutic to answer these questions on camera, and it help me realize things about myself– even though it meant a ton of editing after! 🙈

Anyway enough blabber! Here’s my Starving Artist Tag video!

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A Moment A Day | February 2016

A Moment A Day | February 2016

“Jeca, February was like 5 months ago. Why are you only posting this now?”

I know, I know…I’m not the best at time management and this vlog is BEYOND overdue. But better late than never, right?

Right???

Ahh well, the important thing is I did find the time to edit this A Moment A Day vlog, and I’m still keeping my commitment of filming a moment each day (almost).

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Artventures in Japan! | Vlog (part 3) + Photo Diary

Artventures in Japan! | Vlog (part 3) + Photo Diary

As promised, here is the third and final part from my Artventures in Japan mini vlog series! 🎉

The first two parts of the series is about the New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival in Hokkaido. If you haven’t seen them yet, click here for the first two vlogs and photo diary!

Since we were already in Japan anyway, we took a quick detour to Osaka on the way home so that I can fulfill one of my Potterhead dreams of going to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

As you can probably tell from all the hysterical crying in the video, the experience has been a magical dream come true! ✨

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Artventures in Japan! | Vlog (parts 1 & 2) + Photo Diary

Artventures in Japan! | Vlog (parts 1 & 2) + Photo Diary

Here it is here it is here it is!! My super duper (DUPER) late vlog from my trip to Japan! 

If you could remember this post from some time ago, I mentioned that my film Cupid’s Serenade got in the New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2015. I, along with the other filmmakers, were then invited to attend the festival at Chitose, Japan!!!

This was such a dream come true because it’s my first time to get in an international animation festival, and it’s my mom and I’s first time to visit Japan! 

As they say, better late then never! SO HERE IT IS…parts 1 and 2 of my Artventures in Japan!

*excited squeal*

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How To Save Money On Art Supplies And Design Tools

How To Save Money On Art Supplies And Design Tools

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. However, all opinions are genuinely mine.

Contrary to popular belief, being an artist/designer is NOT cheap.

You’ll need paints, canvases, sketchbooks, pencils, computers, software, tablets, cameras…the list goes on depending on your chosen medium.

You’d also want to stay on top of your game, so you’ll need to pay for education like art school (if you choose to go that route), online classes, art books, conferences, and workshops. 

And of course you’ll want to earn back your investment, so you need clients. And to get clients, you’ll need some form of marketing. There goes the bill for a domain name, web hosting, website theme, Facebook ads, business cards, exhibit fees….

And what about an investment of YOUR TIME to learn new techniques, practice your craft, promote your work, seek out clients and opportunities, write blog posts, shoot and edit speed art videos, etc etc.

So…NO. An art/design career does not come cheap. But I’ve figured out a few ways to save some cash on art supplies and design equipment, and I’ll be sharing them all with you in this post!

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