Jessica Hische is a letterer, illustrator and self-described “avid internetter,” best known for her personal projects Daily Drop Cap and the Should I Work for Free flowchart. Just five years out of college, she currently serves on the TDC board of Directors and is one of the more accomplished young "designistrators" working today. Her work has been featured in most major American design and illustration publications as well as a few overseas and she’s been named one of Print Magazine’s New Visual Artist (20 under 30) an ADC Young Guns and a GDUSA Person to Watch.
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Jessica Hische joins Dan Benjamin to discuss design, illustration, school and work, creative spaces, hand-lettering, type design, inspiration, freelance, and more.
This is definitely one my favorite episodes. Jessica Hische is an über talented Illustrator and Letterer. She’s been very successful in her career and it’s a real delight to hear her share thoughts on making the most of your education, her lettering process, how your career is like a marriage and the importance of side projects.
Episode 49 of the Escape from Illustration Island Podcast features an audio interview with Illustrator and Type Designer Jessica Hische. Together we discuss the world of Type Design, working in a design studio, and Battlestar Galactica. I also announce the upcoming release of the EFII: Year One eBook, Audiobook, and Special Edition Podcast Episode, as well as how you can win your own copy.