Category Archives: pricing

Studio Talk With Carlos and Bob

Studio Talk With Carlos and Bob

Thankyou for joining us on another episode of ‘Friday Hangouts with Carlos and Bob’ Today we talk about Bob Ostroms’ recent SCBWI North Carolina Conference event where Bob was a featured speaker. Bob shares who he met, what he learned and hints at some upcoming projects born of his attending the event. All cool stuff!…Continue Reading

Special Bonus Epsode –  Freelancing On Your Terms

Special Bonus Epsode – Freelancing On Your Terms

It’s Your Business. You Make The Rules. FreelanceĀ On Your Terms. Stop being a door mat and start being the door knob. Focus on your clients needs and how you can walk them through to what they want most, while staying true to your own needs as an artist and business owner. Today Bob And IĀ discuss…Continue Reading

Pitfalls of Avoiding the Price Conversation

Pitfalls of Avoiding the Price Conversation

Are You Avoiding the Price Conversation? Bob and I reach into the ‘ol mail bag for today’s episode and answer a question about pricing. Too often artists are shy about pricing. We talk about how to be more upfront when negotiating price and strategies you can use to offer your clients more value and a…Continue Reading

Friday Hangouts – 3 Marketing Tips That Will Get You More Clients

The biggest mistake most independent artists make is to neglect or ignore their marketing all together. Nothing will sink you business faster. In today’s episode Carlos and I discuss the importance of marketing and offer a few tips to help you get more clients. As always we love to hear from you guys and how…Continue Reading

Interview with humor Illustrator Fian Arroyo

In this Hangout episode Bob Ostrom and I interview our old friend, humor illustrator Fian Arroyo. Fian is an award winning illustrator who has been freelancing for over 26 years, and I’ve known and worked with Fian for just as long. He and I actually started out our careers around the same time in the…Continue Reading

Go Big or Go Home. Interview with Plein Air Performance Painter Dan Nelson.

Go Big or Go Home. Interview with Plein Air Performance Painter Dan Nelson.

Want to make a big impact then make big art. Want to make a bigger impact then how about painting a 4 by 5 foot canvas on location in front of a crowd? Not big enough, then try an 8 by 10 foot canvas while wearing a tuxedo in front of an audience? This is…Continue Reading