Well, I did it. I survived giving my first talk.
It was at the inaugural 99u Local event here in Victoria, BC, and it was fun. I was a nervous wreck for about four days leading up to the event, and while I'm relieved it's over, I would definitely do it again.
I've been wanting to try to do something like this for ages. And I've been given the opportunity to speak in the past but I was never quite ready.
It was a packed house too, with over 100 people in attendance:
— Jenny (@jennyrwatson) September 16, 2015
I talked about my transition from a full-time graphic designer to a full-time artist, and the things I figured out along the way, like these (a couple of slides from my presentation):
I'll share more of my presentation another time. And if/when the video from the event is available, I'll post that too.
A big thanks to Emrys from Rocketday for putting the whole event together.
And to everyone who was there last night, thank you for being an awesome crowd and laughing at my jokes!