The Freelancing Guide: How to Organise your Work and Life

Faye Brown, Faye Brown Designs

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7 Videos (34m)
    • Introduction

    • Scheduling

    • Doing favours for friends

    • Networking

    • Using your downtime wisely

    • Working around a family and other commitments

    • What's the secret?

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About This Class


In the second part of The Freelancing Guide I will talk you through some top tips to helping you stay on top of your work without losing your mind. I went freelance 7 years ago after a career working in a studio surrounded by people. I've learned a lot of tips along the way, along with juggling work and family life. I hope this class will help you start to feel control of all aspects of your life. 

We will cover:

Scheduling your time

Doing favours for friends (we've all been there!)

The importance of networking and socialising

Using your downtime effectively 

Working around a family and other commitments

The secret to a perfect work / life balance! 


146 of 150 students recommendSee All

Faye this is a great and honest tutorial that has helped me factor in everything that can happen when I finally go Freelancer. This video was raw and simple in the fact the suggestions are merely common sense, however as busy humans we just don't seem to really consider going back to basic. I am 27 years old, about to go from a well paying full time role to freelancing in design, and I am absolutely nervous to the bone and worried I will fail. I already write lists (how amazing is the feeling of ticking a task off?) and I knew I would need to schedule but didn't really know how it would/should look. I will work with your suggested file - thanks for that. I have saved this for future re-viewing. Thanks so much
Very helpful tips and tricks. Thank you so much Faye!
Eldon Godick

The man, the myth, the legend

This was a great class to give me some perspective into planning my busy life schedule with considering full-time freelancing.





Faye Brown

Faye Brown Designs


Hey Everyone! Thank you for checking out my classes here on Skillshare. I’m a designer and animator living in the English countryside with my young family. After completing a Graphic Design degree in Bournemouth, I started my career working in London in motion graphics designing and art directing title sequences for TV and film. 10 years later I decided it was time to go freelance, shortly before we started our family. 

These days I work on a va...

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