Just wanted to drop a note here and let everyone know that this piece is now available as a limited edition print from ArtOrder! They're gallery quality giclée prints on cotton rag paper, signed, and embossed with a special ArtOrder stamp.
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Navigating the world of illustration can be intimidating for newcomers. But it helps to remember that everyone started off in your shoes too, and it does get easier. I did this piece a couple of months back as a reminder to myself to “fake it till you make it” - act as if you are confident and part of the crowd, and soon you’ll realize that you’ve really become a part of it. This is very much what I've been feeling lately, with every passing year, attending illustration events gets easier and more fun, and I feel more and more like a "legit" illustrator. I hope this piece inspires others who are just starting out in pursuing their dreams, whatever they may be