12 May, 2021






Finding Work And Pitching Ideas

Part of our Creative Futures series – a programme of workshops, talks, webinars and facilitated conversations. The programme aims to support creatives and freelance practitioners, at any career stage, helping them build skills and develop their practice to develop as creative entrepreneurs.

Date: 12 May 2021

Time: 1.00pm

About this Event

Getting work as a freelance artist can be difficult. Join Artist and Illustrator Cai Burton for a workshop on how to build confidence in your ideas, create a business plan that can actually work for you, and to identify ways of getting paid for your creative work. In this 1.5 hour session, there will be chance to learn new ways of working and experiment with making them your own.

This session will cover:

• Helpful methods for developing your ideas
• My approach to my business and work
• Setting goals for your practice
• Creating a business plan that works for you
• Building confidence
• Finding motivation to get started
• Q&A


Cai Burton bio

Cai Burton is an Artist, Illustrator and Creative Producer based in Bristol, UK. He’s self-taught, uses his technical skill to create beautiful and intricate pieces, and believes that anyone can be creative. By inspiring joy and celebrating creativity, he hopes to create positive change in society. He runs regular workshops and meet-ups for artists, makers and creatives, helping others to work through barriers, generate ideas and meet new people. He’s also a qualified Relational Dynamics 1st Coach with training specific for creatives.