Category Archives: In the Studio

Mama Who Got What I Paid For? and Other Freelance Follies

Stay tuned for “barter’s gone bad” and “how to make your work pay even when your client doesn’t.”

Posts based on my personal experience operating a freelance business and trying to incorporate alternative currency, bartering, trading etc. 

 “One of the drawbacks of freelancing is that there is no guaranteed payment, and the work can be highly precarious.”

Original photo added to mock label with background - checking box fit and artwork placement - Photo will ultimately be heavily photo shopped - see final artwork for wacom tablet painting
Original photo added to mock label with background – checking box fit and artwork placement – Photo will ultimately be heavily photo shopped – see final artwork for wacom tablet painting
The first doodle - 10/2011
The first doodle – 10/2011
It all starts in the sketch book!
It all starts in the sketch book! – Main design

8x10 blocked out - stolen work
Final Version – Original wacom tablet – Digitally hand-painted product labels still in use. Stolen art work – Little Lotte` – 2011- registered © – Charlotte McGrath – Launched at the 24th annual Hightimes Magazine – Cannabis Cup – Amsterdam – 11-2011

 

Mama Who –LIKE & Share this page inspired by another experience of getting what I paid for.