Masterclass in Organizing for Creative People

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, November 09, 2017

I gave a masterclass to workshop creative people's career issues at Foyles' flagship store in London in August. Find the link to it here...

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How do you know if your work is any good?

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 21, 2017

Being able to judge the quality of your own work is a crucial skill for any creative person. But this is something that new artists often lack. Here’s how to do it…

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