Showing Up: Creative Timing for Freelancers

Lisa Griffin, Illustrator

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7 Videos (27m)
    • Welcome

    • Dreams & Goals

    • Time Charting

    • Creative Scheduling

    • Finding Flow

    • Freelance & Family

    • Class Project


About This Class


Are you a freelancer that struggles with balancing work and family?

I am a mom and freelance illustrator, who has worked from a home-based studio for over 10 years. It can be a challenge to find a healthy balance between work and family. In this class, I will discuss how I have pursued my illustration career around a growing, active family.

You will learn how to:
• Define and prioritize your goals
• Practice "time charting" to record how you spend your day
• Recognize where time is being wasted
• Plan ahead for better creative flow

27 of 28 students recommendSee All

What a fantastic class, this is just what I needed. I'm not the most organised person, but having taken this class, I really feel, I'll be able to reach my goals more easily. Easy to follow class, very inspirational and you get to use Lisa's beautiful print outs to help you.
Nina Vangerow

Artist, Book Lover, Stationery Addict

Thank you, I just needed this class! I am at home with two little kids and trying to fulfill artistic and career dreams:)
The Artmother

There's ART in my heART!





Lisa Griffin


Hello! I'm Lisa an illustrator, kidlit fan and pattern enthusiast living in NH.

Most of my days are spent in my home-based studio, enjoying a warm cup of tea while sketching, daydreaming and creating art. I have illustrated over a dozen children's picture books, including my first story as an author/illustrator, "Hey Goose! What's Your Excuse?" which was published in the Fall of 2017.

I am so thankful to be making a living as an Illustrator... but i...

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