Spinning Dreams into Goals: A time management system for freelance illustrators
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Calendar System

Having recently taken the plunge into freelance illustration as a full time career, one of the first challenges to come up for me was identifying specific goals as well figuring out how to accomplish them. The solution to which is a strange thing that some people refer to as “scheduling.”

The Problem

Now, if you are anything like me, you will know what it is like to be constantly flitting from one idea to another. Of course one of the big down sides to this way of being is that often times, many good things can get started, but not too many of those are seen through to any sort of finish. As all those different ideas are popping up here and there, it becomes difficult for me to stay focused on the task at hand. It’s almost a state of mind where there are just a ton of things to do and everything kinda has the same priority. When this is happening, I sometimes find myself doing a little of this and a little of that, but at the end of the day it seems like nothing has been accomplished. Which is sort of a problem…

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Brian Bowes
Children's Illustrator
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Brian Bowes combines draftsmanship with perceptive thinking and humor into each project he works on. Bowes’ work can be found on children’s bookshelves, university librarie… Show more.

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