4/24/2018

Meet Britt Sekulić of Popstradamus in Hollywood


Today we’d like to introduce you to Britt Sekulić.
Britt, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far.
My first career was actually as a hairstylist. I’ve always been an artist in some capacity and doing hair was a fun way for me to be creative and help people. But, after 11 years of braving the public and salon drama, I was just burned out. My father’s health also started to decline back home, so I started searching for a new profession that was creative and that I could do remotely or would at least give me the freedom to travel back and forth to check in on him. I took some time for myself to explore different creative professions. Music is a big part of my life so, I started curating music for a local blog (which I still do and love).
One day, a friend of mine approached me to illustrate a children’s book she had written and I thought, “why not?” Then, almost at the same time, my sister connected me with her co-worker that was looking for an illustrator for his children’s book. So, I figured I would just follow the work. After that, I wrote and illustrated my own children’s book, which was a lot of fun. While I worked on the books, I decided to study graphic design, thinking it would be a more lucrative direction and discovered I absolutely loved it. After that, I started getting freelance jobs for commercial art, everything from logo design to album art, to map design, so I veered in that direction....more