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April 29, 2020

17 - Hank Washington: Finding Your Voice in Design

17 - Hank Washington: Finding Your Voice in Design

This week I had the opportunity to sit down with illustrator and art director Hank Washington. Hank is not only a designer, illustrator, and art director but also gives talks at design conferences like Creative South and Canceled Con. In our conversation, Hank and I talked about his introduction into design, how he formed his style as a designer, and how to find your voice as a designer. Hank has also had the chance to work heavily in social media and we had some great conversations about how useful and dangerous social media can be as well. He had some awesome insights into how you can be on social media but make sure you protect yourself from comparing yourself to others or creating for an algorithm. Make sure to hit Hank up on all social media sites and his website at the links below: Instagram: @iam_hank Twitter: @Hank_iam Website: https://www.hankdesigns.com/ Behance: https://www.behance.net/hwstudios Dribbble: https://dribbble.com/iamhank Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmMOoaihMBvjILfkwSEpu_w This week Hank and I talked about his influences and some specific projects of his. If you want to check any of those out, you can find them all below: Influence on his work, RhymezLikeDimez: @rhymezlikedimez Hank's live-stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQFkCyRf_7A Colby's live-stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pr4L5dXLYE4 Bob Ewing: @bobewing_ If you enjoyed today's episode, make sure to subscribe, leave a rating and review, and connect with Creatively Brief on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest at @CreativelyBrief and check out my personal design work on Instagram at @MichaelTumlinDesigns! Are you looking to pick up a new skill or refine one you already have? Skillshare is the best way to learn from professionals in their field at a low, affordable price! I've used skillshare in the past and it truly helped push me farther into the design field than I ever would have imagined. Click the link below to get a free two-month trial and take your creativity to the next level! skillshare-ambassador.pxf.io/nmBe9 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/creativelybrief/support