Teacher Stories

Making It Work In The Creative Economy: How Faye Brown Juggles Freelancing, Family and Teaching

Making It Work In The Creative Economy: How Faye Brown Juggles Freelancing, Family and Teaching

Freelance graphic designer and animator Faye Brown teaches 11,000 students on Skillshare. We sat down with Faye to learn how she juggles freelancing, family and teaching as a creative professional, and gather some advice for those looking to make the leap to self-employment.

How Teaching Helps Bryn Chernoff Grow Her Calligraphy Business

How Teaching Helps Bryn Chernoff Grow Her Calligraphy Business

As a highly sought-after calligrapher, Bryn Chernoff’s income was dependent on the time she could make for her clients. Thanks to her Skillshare classes, she’s added a steady source of supplemental income, allowing her to grow her studio, expand her team, and make more time to be with her family. For a self-employed parent searching for a flexible work-life balance, that opportunity is invaluable.

How Teaching on Skillshare Launched Jake Bartlett’s Freelance Career

How Teaching on Skillshare Launched Jake Bartlett’s Freelance Career

Motion Graphic Artist / Animator Jake Bartlett always dreamed of quitting his day job and focusing full-time on his freelance career, but it wasn’t until he started teaching on Skillshare that this dream became reality. Today, with 75% of his income coming from teaching on Skillshare, Jake has the financial stability and freedom to spend his time working on the things he loves most.