Forget the old belief that you can’t make money as an artist. The digital age now provides creatives with a potluck of opportunities to earn an income. In this video, freelance graphic designer Will Paterson, discusses FOUR common ways on how a graphic designer can earn money. These include teaching, client work, selling products or merchandise, and having a passive income.
Don’t feel bad if you’re just starting out. Will encourages other designers to focus on what they do best (in his case, it’s logo-making) and begin from there. He also mentions online resources that you can use to help you in your quest to make a living online. Whether you’re a graphic designer or you intend to become one, this 7-minute clip can teach you a thing – or two.