Hover Craft in Milwaukee - Pyragraph

Craft Fairs and Markets: From Participant to Organizer

Cortney Heimerl
| | 1 Comment

Looking back on the creation of Hover Craft, I don’t think any of us would have predicted that we would be now entering our fifth year.

Read More
Good Fast Cheap by Jennifer Kes Remington - Pyragraph

Com-Post: Good, Fast, Cheap: You Can Only Pick Two!

Jennifer Kes Remington
| Los Angeles, CA, US | | 0 Comments

This is a prime example of something asked of an artist to be good and cheap—it is not going to be finished fast.

Read More
Being as resilient as bass strings - Pyragraph

How to Be a Resilient Artist Taking a thrown tomato or standing ovation in stride

Antonia Montoya
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 2 Comments

As creative people we can build up our resilience to avoid being thrown off track by criticism—or flattery.

Read More
Groundhog by Albert Herring - Pyragraph

Trying to Follow My Own Career Advice, Part 2

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 2 Comments

If I were one of my own small business clients, am I doing the things I would advise a client to do?

Read More
Peri working - Pyragraph

Trying to Follow My Own Career Advice, Part 1

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

It’s a reckoning of sorts between the types of work I knew I should be doing, vs what I was actually doing, in terms of rebooting freelance work and career.

Read More
Unicorn in the bathroom - Pyragraph

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for It: My 4-Hours-per-Week Social Media Plan

Danielle Vincent
| Colfax, CA, US | | 2 Comments

I can execute my WHOLE social media plan (not including blogging) in about four hours per week and we have a really decent growth on all platforms.

Read More

I Hired An Artist Consultant

Eva Avenue
| St. Pete, FL | | 2 Comments

“I know that’s crazy, ” I said. And he said I must go for crazy. Keep crazy ideas at the top because that is a force that will carry me along in my career.

Read More
Paper flower by Antonia Montoya.

My First Business Was Not a Lemonade Stand

Antonia Montoya
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 13 Comments

It was the first time I can remember feeling so much joy creating, without attachment to the finished product. But soon that attachment grew.

Read More
Rest area survey. Photo by Nate Bolt.

Take Our Reader Survey, Please

Pyragraph Staff
| | 0 Comments

We want your feedback! Please take our Reader Survey. After you click “Submit” your discount code for Mammoth and Co. will appear on the Confirmation page.

Read More
Valentine

Some Love for My Top PyraPosts

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Working with awesome contributors like these is why I started Pyragraph in the first place, so revisiting them fills me with love.

Read More
First walk in the grass

Start-Up Interruptus The official Pyragraph start-up story

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 16 Comments

It did feel kind of insane to continue pushing a start-up forward from a room in a pediatric bone marrow transplant unit.

Read More
Le Chat Lunatique in Kazakhstan

Sage Pipes In: My Top PyraPosts

Sage Harrington
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Eva! OK sure, there are some great pieces on your list of top-ten Pyragraph posts. But you’ve overlooked some of my bestest favorites!

Read More

My Wishlist of Doom Looking at my to-do lists in a new light

Sage Harrington
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Thank you Danielle Vincent for helping me see my to-do list not as a completely overwhelming horror show, but more as a tidy (and ever-expanding) triad.

Read More

Burning Questions for Rebecca Pearcy, Undisputed Queen Bee of Craftdom

Inga Muscio
| | 0 Comments

For those of you who like things that are made well, made locally, and last a long time, Rebecca’s company Queen Bee is something of a Mecca.

Read More

Burning Questions for Fashion Designer Cameron Levin How she weaves business savvy and fashion sense, and serves her community to boot

Eva Avenue
| St. Pete, FL | | 0 Comments

As far as best practices, nothing is more important than building personal, meaningful and sincere relationships with people in the industry. It really takes a village to make a designer successful.

Read More
Season.cz

One Less Vacant Storefront Why I started a gallery in my house

Robert Yoder
| | 1 Comment

I had been thinking about opening a gallery in my house for some time, and the economic crash just hurried the event.

Read More