I met a young graffiti artist at a party a few months back, only I didn’t know he was a graffiti artist. We gradually became friends, shared stories, shared art, and eventually he revealed his secret life to me.Read More
Pyragraph Premium: Invoice/Income Tracking Spreadsheet Track freelance clients and projectsby Pyragraph Staff
Jan 30, 2015
Having your hours, invoices and related info organized and easily accessible prevents you from being a hot mess with important money-related recordkeeping.
Thanks a Heap, Film School Life lessons from a film studentby Seed&Spark
Jan 29, 2015
Lauren Skillen takes what she learned in film school and applies it to the everyday filmmaking course.
Katya Crawford, curator of the exhibition “From the Ground Up: Design Here + Now,” answers questions about architectural and cultural landscapes in ABQ.
As the final week of Revolutions Int’l Theater Fest begins, Erin Phillips clarifies why she does theater: “Relish the work created by your tribe.”
But here’s the thing: in the music marketplace, being highly talented is not the destination point—it’s the departure point. It’s your ticket to entry.
When I do travel, I let my clients know in advance and often I work out a reduced workload during that time.
MorningStar and Kevin helped bring Drunktown’s Finest to the screen, a gritty film portraying life in Gallup, New Mexico–dubbed “Drunk Town, USA” by 20/20.
Bob Messinger offers specific tips for rewriting a screenplay to make it more producable as an indie film.
When I graduated, I did what I imagine every film student does: I tracked down anyone I could find that was even tangentially related to the business and asked them what I should do next.
Selling online basically comes down to selling a photograph and describing the piece in a way that makes it sound special and unique.
Revolutions is very much alive, and Tricklock Company is holding on to the reins, enjoying the ride without any intention of trying to tame it.
Self-Employed Happy Hour is back! After an incredibly fun 15 episodes last fall, we took a month off to breathe and kicked off our second season this week.
A moment of clarity came after I turned 30—I could barely bend down to plug in my pedal board and my guitar felt like an anvil hanging around my neck.
Jack Dagger taught me everything I know about knife throwing but most importantly, his philosophy on building a marketable act: Entertain the people.
Keep it frugal: brush your teeth and feed yourself on the cheap. Starving artist hacks, go!
Collaboration is challenging, and fraught with the potential for misunderstanding. Therefore it’s extra important to be as clear as possible.
Total satori. Chemically induced. I had figured it out. Drinking was the secret to dealing with this fucked up lifestyle.
Juli Hendren of ABQ’S Tricklock Theatre Company sets the stage for Revolutions, an international theater festival she’s spent the last year curating.
GET IT OVER WITH AND MOVE THE FUCK ON (could we call it GIOWAMTFO?) keeps you moving. It keeps you practicing your art, and who doesn’t love that?
A recording is an opportunity to use a much bigger and more ambitious sonic palette than you would have access to in a typical live situation.
Guest blogger Justin Stang of Science! raised $1,600 in about a week, stickered up the van with ads, and headed out on tour prepared for anything.
Let’s face it. No one is lining up at your studio door on Thanksgiving to get killer art deals on Black Friday. Here’s how to make those holiday sales.
At some point my gender struggle became more important than being a musician. I needed to break up the band—this band of one that was fighting all the time.
My most important secret is the Pomodoro Technique, a time management system that a guy named Francesco Cirillo came up with.