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Ballet Time: Drop in Ballet Class

Arts

Art as a Job: Being a Freelancer

Young artists will join an experienced freelance artist in a discussion and presentation on how to make art your career, from portfolios to contracts!
Jessika Raisor
53 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 2 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
80 minutes
per class
Meets once
15-18
year olds
1-6
learners per class
per learner

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Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Description

Class Experience

Students will learn almost everything that goes into starting a career as a freelance artist and if that path seems right for them. They will know common mishaps and mistakes to avoid so they can start off strong. 
Students will be able to build a strong portfolio to show off their talents. They will have a basic understanding of how to charge for their work and time. 
They will learn how to construct a professional email and how to engage in timely communication with a client. 
For the past 2.5 years I have been a working freelance animator & illustrator professionally as my main source of income, but worked part-time for many years before. I have learned from personal mistakes, trial and error, and professional mentorship. I also have a BFA in Animation from the Columbus College of Art & Design. 
- Note taking supplies - Questions!
1 hour 20 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
We will be talking about creating social media accounts, emails, and messaging potential strangers online. I will talk about general internet safety and how to vet clients (i.e. making sure they have a real company email, etc) but there is always a risk of scams or false identity. I will note all of the above will need parents permission and possible monitoring. I encourage having your own talk, or class, on internet safety and precautions, since that is not the main focus of this course.

Teacher

Jessika Raisor
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Animator
53 total reviews
41 completed classes

About Me

Hi! I have been animating for around 7 years, with 3+ years of professional work under my belt. I have taught 2D animation classes at the Columbus College of Art & Design for their Saturday morning Art Classes.

Outside of teaching I work as... 
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