Tiger Tea Illustration
While setting up Tiger Tea Illustration, Amy
struggled with some of the finer points of business
administration. Overwhelmed by inaccessible and jargon filled
business help books, Amy came to Create Innovate Achieve through York St.
John University’s Creative Business programme. Amy attended several
sessions and workshops that covered everything from networking to
marketing to innovation, each tailored to suit creative businesses
and made easy to understand. Amy believes that the sessions helped
her to ‘unlock the potential’ of her business, providing clarity on
issues she was previously unsure of, cementing her strengths and
providing a clear road map for moving forward.
Barely a month after attending the CidaCo
workshops, Amy was commissioned for a large public art
installation, that she attained thorough the ‘clever networking’
skills she’d picked up in the sessions. Today, Amy finds herself
taking on work that she never dreamed she’d have the capacity to
deliver upon, let alone enjoy. Beyond this, Amy has now been able
to effectively price her work, ensuring a healthy profitability
along with all the new and exciting work.
Following Amy’s engagement in the CidaCo
sessions and workshops, she has been commissioned by Leeds Inspired
and Leeds Canvas for two large public art installations and events.
She has also seen increased business in smaller contracts ranging
from logos, websites, portraits and branding.
“CidaCo helped unlock aspects of business that I
felt too intimidated by. With humour, wit, and friendly demeanour
they also provided the encouragement to carry on, to be the best we
could be, and they genuinely wanted us all to succeed. They make
business easy for creatives, and they unlock creativity for the
business minded” – Amy Evans, Tiger Tea
Visit the Tiger Tea Illustration website.