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Creative Waffle is a podcast from blue deer design. During each episode, we explore the stories and tales of creatives from around the world. As they share advice and life lessons to help out the design community. Creative Waffle is your weekly hit of inspiration, every Monday.

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Creative Waffle is a podcast from blue deer design. During each episode, we explore the stories and tales of creatives from around the world. As they share advice and life lessons to help out the design community. Creative Waffle is your weekly hit of inspiration, every Monday.

    Should you ever do free work? - Dan Leydon - Ep. 167 Creative Waffle

    Should you ever do free work? - Dan Leydon - Ep. 167 Creative Waffle

    Video version: https://youtu.be/6eVSG6n_pqQ



    Should you ever work for free? This is a hugely controversial topic that people feel very strongly about in our creative industry. On the podcast illustrator Dan Leydon and I discuss working for free, when it can be beneficial and why you shouldn’t really ever do it. Hope you enjoy the show.. 

     Find Dan here: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/danleydon/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/danleydon  

    Find Mark here: 

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hironscreative 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/HironsCreative 

    Email: hironscreative@gmail.com 

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    Podcast Social Links... 

    Website: www.creativewaffle.club 

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/35Yfone 

    Twitter: https://bit.ly/39bmXt1

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Getting started as a Designer or Illustrator. Tips of the trade - Adam Forster Illustration - Ep. 166 Creative Waffle

    Getting started as a Designer or Illustrator. Tips of the trade - Adam Forster Illustration - Ep. 166 Creative Waffle

    Getting started as a Designer or Illustrator. Tips of the trade - Adam Forster Illustration - Ep. 166 Creative Waffle



    Link to the PDF/Blog articles on how to email an art director:

    1: https://medium.com/@titusmith/how-to-email-an-art-director-part-one-3da526a583fe 

    2: https://medium.com/@titusmith/how-to-email-an-art-director-part-two-1cdd39001c69  



    Find Adam here: 

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adamforsterillustration/ 

    Site: http://adamforsterillustration.com/  

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    Ways to help the show:  - Support on Patreon https://bit.ly/396GhY9  

    - Take a screenshot and share it on Instagram stories or other social media platforms. Tag @CreativeWaffle or @BlueDeerDesign  

    - Grab a Limited Edition Creative Waffle T-Shirt of the month from the shop on the site. https://bit.ly/35VOjkP 

    - Buy your design resources via our Design Cuts partnership link: https://www.designcuts.com/?ref=BlueDeer  

    - Any other ideas or for sponsorship opportunities please email hello@bluedeerdesign.co.uk thanks  

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    Podcast Social Links... 

    Website: www.creativewaffle.club 

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/35Yfone 

    Twitter: https://bit.ly/39bmXt1

    • 1 hr 33 min
    How to be a professional content creator - Adam Southwell - Ep. 165 Creative Waffle

    How to be a professional content creator - Adam Southwell - Ep. 165 Creative Waffle

    This week on the show, I chat with content creator Adam Southwell. We talk through his journey and advice to creators. He shares his stories of working in nightclubs to working for a livestream funereal company. Adam has a great story and one full of tales and advice. Hope you enjoy the show and take the little gems from the pod. Enjoy.

    Find Adam here:

    https://twitter.com/AdamSouthwell

    https://www.instagram.com/AdamSouthwell

    Find Mark here:

    Website: www.bluedeer.design

    Blog/podcast: https://bit.ly/35ViwjU

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hironscreative

    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hironscreative

    Facebook: https://bit.ly/2tH3AaL

    Email: hello@bluedeerdesign.co.uk

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    Ways to help the show:

    - Leave a review on your podcasting platform of choice

    - Support on Patreon https://bit.ly/396GhY9

    - Take a screenshot and share it on Instagram stories or other social media platforms. Tag @CreativeWaffle or @BlueDeerDesign

    - Grab a Limited Edition Creative Waffle T-Shirt of the month from the shop on the site. https://bit.ly/35VOjkP

    - Buy your design resources via our Design Cuts partnership link: https://www.designcuts.com/?ref=BlueDeer

    - Any other ideas or for sponsorship opportunities please email hello@bluedeerdesign.co.uk thanks

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    Podcast Social Links...

    Website: www.creativewaffle.club

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/35Yfone

    Twitter: https://bit.ly/39bmXt1

    • 1 hr 17 min
    An introduction into being a creative - Sam Ailey & Mat Roff

    An introduction into being a creative - Sam Ailey & Mat Roff

    This week on the podcast I chat with illustrator Sam Ailey and Mat Roff, as we discuss getting into the illustration and design world. Mat and Sam share their tips on getting more work, doing well in job interviews, sorting out your portfolio, reaching out to potential clients and starting your career with the right intentions.  

    Find Sam here: 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/aileyun 

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aileyun/  



    Find Mat here: 

    https://twitter.com/MatRoff 

    http://www.instagram.com/matroff  



    Find Tim here: 

    https://twitter.com/timeasley 

    https://www.instagram.com/timeasley/



    Find Mark here:

    Website: www.bluedeer.design

    Blog/podcast: https://bit.ly/35ViwjU

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/2MtgD6h

    Twitter: https://bit.ly/366GkkI

    Facebook: https://bit.ly/2tH3AaL

    Email: hello@bluedeerdesign.co.uk

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    Ways to help the show:

    - Leave a review on your podcasting platform of choice

    - Support on Patreon https://bit.ly/396GhY9

    - Take a screenshot and share it on Instagram stories or other social media platforms. Tag @CreativeWaffle or @BlueDeerDesign

    - Grab a Limited Edition Creative Waffle T-Shirt of the month from the shop on the site. https://bit.ly/35VOjkP

    - Buy your design resources via our Design Cuts partnership link: https://www.designcuts.com/?ref=BlueDeer

    - Any other ideas or for sponsorship opportunities please email hello@bluedeerdesign.co.uk thanks

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    Podcast Social Links...

    Website: www.creativewaffle.club

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/35Yfone

    Twitter: https://bit.ly/39bmXt1

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Catherine Kay from Katnipp Illustrations - EP. 163 Creative Waffle

    Catherine Kay from Katnipp Illustrations - EP. 163 Creative Waffle

    Hello everyone and welcome to the 163 episode of the Creative Waffle Podcast! In today's episode I had the AMAZING privilege of talking to Miss Catherine Kay from Katnipp Illustrations! Catherine is a full-time business owner from northern England who specializes in cute Kawaii illustrations and goodies. Catherine is also a widely known illustrator on platforms like Etsy, YouTube and Instagram where she shares her love for all things cute and pastel.   In this episode I chat with Catherine about her thought process behind branding Katnipp and how she got her start as a successful illustrator and business owner. We also talk about how she found her creative voice and grew her following on her social media platforms.

    Find Catherine Kay here: 

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/katnippillustration/ 

    Etsy Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/katnippillustrations?ref=shop_sugg  

    Find Hannah here: 

    Etsy Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/DoodlebugDesignsbyHB?ref=seller-platform-mcnav 

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doodlebug.draws/ 

    Email: h.brownie@outlook.com  

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    Ways to help the show:  

    - Support on Patreon https://bit.ly/396GhY9  

    - Take a screenshot and share it on Instagram stories or other social media platforms. Tag @CreativeWaffle, @BlueDeerDesign or @Doodlebug.draws  - Grab a Limited Edition Creative Waffle T-Shirt of the month from the shop on the site. https://bit.ly/35VOjkP  

    - Buy your design resources via our Design Cuts partnership link: https://www.designcuts.com/?ref=BlueDeer  

    - Any other ideas or for sponsorship opportunities please email hello@bluedeerdesign.co.uk thanks

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    Podcast Social Links... 

    Website: www.creativewaffle.club 

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/35Yfone 

    Twitter: https://bit.ly/39bmXt1

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Marcus Marritt - Football Creative 017

    Marcus Marritt - Football Creative 017

    The Football Creative Podcast, with Marcus Marritt, Mark Hirons and Mat Roff.

    Find Marcus Marritt here: 

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marcusmarritt/ 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcusmarritt  



    Find Mark here: 

    Website: www.bluedeer.design 

    Blog/podcast: https://bit.ly/35ViwjU 

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/2MtgD6h 

    Twitter: https://bit.ly/366GkkI 

    Facebook: https://bit.ly/2tH3AaL 

    Email: hello@bluedeerdesign.co.uk  

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    Ways to help the show:  

    - Support on Patreon https://bit.ly/396GhY9  

    - Take a screenshot and share it on Instagram stories or other social media platforms. Tag @CreativeWaffle or @BlueDeerDesign 

    - Grab a Limited Edition Creative Waffle T-Shirt of the month from the shop on the site. https://bit.ly/35VOjkP  

    - Buy your design resources via our Design Cuts partnership link: https://www.designcuts.com/?ref=BlueDeer  

    - Any other ideas or for sponsorship opportunities please email hello@bluedeerdesign.co.uk thanks 

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    Podcast Social Links... 

    Website: www.creativewaffle.club 

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/35Yfone 

    Twitter: https://bit.ly/39bmXt1

    • 53 min

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