How Did They Get Their Start?

How Did They Get Their Start?

taught by Lee White
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Sam Pernoski

Blayne Fox

Extremely inspiring for the beginning artist

Sheryll LaFond

Sam Pernoski

Blayne Fox

Extremely inspiring for the beginning artist

Sheryll LaFond

Oliver Benavidez

This was a great talk. Thanks so much for sharing your personal journeys. It was amazing to hear how different each of your backgrounds were and how you arrived at the top of your game. There are lots of great bite-sized nuggets of gold in this ep...

Mohammad Sabbagh


Kimberly Workman

Very interesting to hear how Will, Jake and Lee got to the point where they are now. Thanks for sharing guys.

Heather Lawless

Kelly Lane

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kali williams

Thanks for sharing your personal stories Lee, Will, and Jake :)

Anatoly Gavrilov

Thank you, guys! That helped.

Gynelle Blake

Great info and really interesting stories!

Amanda Bancroft

This class was great, and not nearly as discouraging as I expected (hearing from all these successful people, you think oh they must be deities to have gotten where they are, right? WRONG!) actually it was encouraging! These are details you can't ...

Lisa Griffin

Great perspective on how each illustrator broke into the creative industry - with honest commentary. The best take-away - you get back what you put it so just keep at it.

Hannah Olsson Vilson

First Last

Thanks for sharing this with everyone! Very inspiring!

Lisa Rush

Susan Szecsi

Jasmine Sweeney

This is the first video that I've watched here and I think it was a great intro to the entire website-- I thoroughly enjoyed hearing each artist's journey to today. I'm still figuring things out here on SVS, but I was originally brought here by Wi...

Lee White
Lee White
Illustrator Extraodinare

About the instructor

Lee White has illustrated over 20 books and has an international client base. Some of his clients include:

- National Geographic
- Apple
- Arthur Levine Publishing
- Penguin Publishing
- United Airlines
- Scholastic
and many more!

Lee has been working for the past 15 years as a professional illustrator and has also taught at the college level for the past decade.


Ever wondered how the founders of SVSLearn got their start as artists? Well, it definitely wasn’t easy! And, they didn’t all necessarily take the conventional route to get there. In this 3rd Thursday webinar Will, Lee, and Jake talk all about their origin stories, and how they managed to turn their art skills into a living!

Course Contents

1 Video
1.1 hrs

Course Curriculum

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