About the workshop

Becoming your own boss is entirely
attainable. It’s time to cut the excuses, throw
out the rules, and Be Free, Lance.

What you can expect

Digestible information
through a variety of formats
including podcasts, interviews,
and worksheets.


The confidence you need
to get out there and be your own
boss, whether it’s part
or full-time.


Access to a private
community filled with designers,
just like you, looking to
connect and grow.

Workshop details

Be Free, Lance is divided into 3 learn
at your own pace modules with lifetime access!
Here is a list of the topics covered.

Click on each topic to learn more

Module 1


Here, you’ll receive initial
instruction and a link to download
all course materials.

Setting Goals

We’ll help you define your
biggest goals and come up with
actionable steps to make
them actually happen.

Defining Stregths

We’ll help you capitalize on
your strengths & turn your weak-
nesses into opportunities.

Discover Niche

You don’t have to be
everything to everyone. We have
a killer worksheet that helps
designers discover their
ideal clients and projects.

Module 2

Business & Finances

Practical advice on everything
from setting up legal entities to taxes,
retirement, paying yourself,
and much more.

Presenting Yourself

How to present yourself well
and use your website as a tool
that helps sell!

Sealing the Deal

How to sell yourself and
seal the deal when a potential
client reaches out, with a
special focus on media kits

Getting Clients

We’ll go over tried + true
strategies for getting yourself out
there and attracting the
right clients.

Module 3


Here, you’ll receive initial
instruction and a link to download
all course materials.

Business Practices

From project proposals and
contracts, to project management
and invoicing, we’ll go over
common practices.

Client Management

Learn how to manage a project
from start to finish, as well as
how to handle difficult situations
that may come up.

Life & Work Balance

Learn how manage busy, manage
slow, and run a successful business
without sacrificing your
personal life.

The Takeaways

By the end of this course, you’ll have
a toolbox chock full of things that will help you
run your own design business.


Both Jen & Bre share their
own insights and thoughts on
course topics.


See our real project and
money management systems
first hand.

FB Group

Join our private FB group
for direct communication with
us & other designers.


Read what other designers
have to say on particular topics
throughout the course.


We'll provide insightful
and content rich worksheets
throughout the course.

Live Q&A

Still have questions?
We have a special day set aside
for discussion time.

Pricing Calculator

We've developed an
insightful pricing calculator that
will help discover your worth.

Lifetime Access

After the 3 week course,
you can login whenever and
learn at your own pace.

Free Templates

Free template downloads
featuring samples of a media kit,
proposal, and invoice.

See what other people are saying

Bre and Jen have helped a lot of
people have some pretty awesome
breakthroughs and provided a space
where we can all feel safe asking
questions and find comfort in knowing
that most people don’t have
it all figured out.

Caitlin Brehm

I specialize in using technology
in education, and was super impressed
by the level of thought (+ pedagogy!)
that went into this online course.
Thank you for designing something
delightful, informative, and
potentially life changing.

Saskia Leggett

The entire course was so well thought
out, from the huge span of information
you provided to all the examples
and additional insight throughout
the FB group. The whole experience
was wonderful and consistently
the favorite part of my day.

Ansley Prior


Online workshop content via digestible lessons, screencasts, podcasts, interviews, insight from us both, and downloadable worksheets.

Private, members only Facebook Group.

FREE downloadable templates.

Lifetime access to all online content and social forums.

Registration will open
up again on November 1st!
See you soon.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the time commitment?

The course will begin on November 1st and is divided into three modules, all of which include 3-4 topics. You can expect to set aside about 5-6 hours per module at whatever time is most convenient for you! You can login as many times as you’d like and pick up where you left off, as the modules will all remain open.

Who is this workshop for?

We’ve structured this course so that all designers who are interested in freelancing can feel confident that they’ll walk away with valuable information. Whether you want to leave your full-time job and start your own business, or use freelancing as a tool to build your portfolio, you’re in the right place!

Can I sign up anytime?

Our workshop will only be open a handful of times each year. We will always announce when registration is live, and keep things open for a two week period. Make sure to sign up for our newsletter or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for all of the latest details and to make sure that you hear about the next workshop dates first.

Are there any refunds?

All sales are final and non-refundable. If you have any other questions on if this course is the right fit for you, feel free to send us an email before purchasing! We’d be happy to discuss your questions or concerns.