9: Blake Stevenson of Jetpacks and Rollerskates

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My guest today is Blake Stevenson. Blake is a full-time designer and illustrator, based out of Toronto, Canada, working a day job in marketing. He fills the rest of his time as the guy behind Jetpacks and Roller-skates, creating illustrations based on his love of music, video games, comics, and old-school pop culture. I talk with Blake about dealing with imposter syndrome, the importance of communications skills in the real world, how his illustrations have started to change now that he’s had a kid, and being able to give back to the creative community, right after this.