CREATIVE FEATURE

Beci Orpin

We get the scoop from prolific designer and illustrator Beci Orpin about staying true to yourself, why she welcomes procrastination and what she’s learned after 20 years in the business.

 

SPOTLIGHT

Melbourne Ceramics Market

Outlier chats to Daisy Cooper and Tina Thorburn, the two young ceramicists behind the Melbourne Ceramics Market, to find out their fears, motivations and hopes for the local ceramics scene.

 

CREATIVE FEATURE

Abbey Rich

Outlier chats to Melbourne-based artist and fashion designer Abbey Rich about how she accidentally started her successful label while still at uni, the fear of not having enough time, and why she’s still surprised when she lands commissions.

 

FAST FIVE

Gizem Vural

The NY-based illustrator talks style, career and her experience as a Turkish expat in the US.

CREATIVE FEATURE

Carla McRae

On flipping burgers, frangipani art and what happens when you stop overthinking things.

 
 

FAST FIVE

Lisa Congdon

The Portland-based fine artist and illustration talks starting her career later in life, dealing with self-doubt, and how the current political climate has impacted her work.


CREATIVE FEATURE

Honor Eastly

On cringing at your own work, dealing with a ticking biological clock and changing the conversation around mental health.

FAST FIVE

Amber Vittoria

“Allow yourself the confidence to experiment, the will to share, the strength to fail and the open-mindedness to learn.”

 

CREATIVE FEATURE

Ashley Ronning

On the upside of self-doubt, the downside of working on movie sets, and why navigating mates’ rates is one the biggest challenges she faces.

CREATIVE FEATURE

Roz Campbell

The social entrepreneur talks about feeling like a fraud, the value of making mistakes, and how a seemingly meandering path can actually be anything but.

 

VISUAL DIARY

Flemington

A visual account of the inner-west Melbourne suburb.


 
 

CREATIVE FEATURE

Amy Constable

On starting her career in the flailing print industry, dealing with self-doubt, and juggling her thriving business with motherhood.

 
 

CREATIVE FEATURE

Evie Cahir

The illustrator talks Instagram scroll holes, throwing away her work and dropping out of uni a semester before graduation.


VISUAL DIARY

Japan

A pictorial love letter to the land of the rising sun.


CREATIVE FEATURE

Madeleine Dore

Outlier turns the tables on the interview queen, writer and routine curator.


 

CREATIVE FEATURE

“When I first started freelancing I was a bit worried that maybe I didn’t belong in this industry.”

Designer and papercraft artist Magdalena Ksiezak talks self-doubt, burnout and pushing past the fear that never goes away.

 

CREATIVE FEATURE

Brodie Lancaster

On imposter syndrome, referring back to compliments and the power of side projects.

CREATIVE FEATURE

Dawn Tan

The illustrator and teacher talks sharing work on social media, self-doubt and just shipping.