Dana Bly was laid off from work now, she’s her own boss


Dana Bly is a reminder that not everything bad that happens to you should break you. Dana was laid off from work in 2010 and this inspired her to take her love for art seriously. She had always loved designing and was head designer for two retail stores.  Although she had no idea what she was getting into, the experiences she gained from these positions helped her with her freelance jobs. 

Today, she creates art illustrations and sells them on art prints and home decor.  Her best piece of advice to other freelancers is this; ”Be yourself and stay true to your passion.  The answer ‘no’ will eventually turn into a yes! Stay available and reach out to other creatives! Don’t be afraid to share other artist’s work! Not everything has to be a competition!”

We definitely agree with her. 




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