Felix Sockwell is an illustrator and graphic designer based in New Jersey. Following a storied early career in some of New York’s top agencies, Felix changed direction to pursue his solo practice as an illustrator. For him, setting up outside the City didn’t mean obscurity; instead, he’s developed a unique signature style and works with a varied of high-profile clients like Facebook and The New York Times.

See more of his work on his website, FelixSockwell.com

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  • Work with a rep/agent only when it’s a really big job


  • Save tedious or intricate pieces for yourself, for later use (ex. drawings of hands)
  • Embrace the slow evolution of your own style
  • Build a personal zone, which can involve coffee, music, or weed

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Prescott Perez-Fox is a New York-based graphic designer and brand developer with 17+ years experience in branding, packaging, graphic design, and web design. He runs The Busy Creator.

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