Today’s creative chat (aka podcast) is with Laura Bray. She’s an entrepreneur, artist, wife and mother. She blogs and writes ebooks, shares business advice, craft tutorials, recipes and tips for living with intention. I hope you enjoy getting to know Laura!
How I met Laura:
I first met Laura at the Craft and Hobby Association Mega Show in January. She was talking at the round table discussion about creating a newsletter and a list for your creative business. She has experience in the coaching
We talked about how she brought her career from crafter to illustrator and designer.
Laura has been on the design team for Faber Castell:
She’s also been a designer for Kunin Felt:
You can purchase Laura’s designs from Spoonflower, as seen here:
Quote from the episode:
“Artists aren’t starving because there are too few ways to make money, it’s because there are too many ways to make money.” Laura Bray
“It’s the journey, not the destination where you’re going to get the most mental and emotional benefits of creativity.” Laura Bray
Listen to the Podcast:
We talk about…
How she used the book the Artist’s Way to spur her on to fulfill her destiny an artist
What she thought about being a maker (making products to sell)
Aligning your products (craft supplies) with your professional goals
Refining her creative career to do what she loves and what aligns with her life
Using print on demand services to stretch your products to other sources
Ways to test your designs before investing a lot of money in manufacturing
Thanks so much for listening! Make sure to say hi to Laura on her blog and social media. Have a beYOUtiful day!