How to be a Creative Collaborative


Styling Angelique Broussard for a photoshoot with photographer Anjelica Martinez-Luten and makeup/hair artist Mandie Mutchie

I have been working in a collaborative industry since I was 12 years old. Despite having a little more “life” happen to me in these past eight years, I would definitely not be the person I am without all of those people that I created with along the way. The skills, techniques, and opinions I have now would be entirely different.

In those eight years, I got a job at Michaels craft store. That opened the fine art world to me. I met so many talented people with skills in knitwear, watercolor and acrylic painting, scrapbooking, woodwork, cake decorating, the list goes on. One girl that I really clicked with is named Ellie Lauren. She is a watercolor and mixed media artist, and her work has so much life!

I felt this post was bubbling in my head for a while, and it is important to really consider what it takes to be a valuable collaborative. This is how to get the best work when creating with many artists:

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