44: Bringing Fire with Scott Biersack
Welcome to the Creative South Podcast! I’m your host, Jason Frostholm. Today, I talk with designer and hand lettering artist, Scott Biersack. We talk about being nearly homeless when he was younger, his time studying type designs at the Cooper Union, dealing with depression and anxiety, the pressure he puts on himself, and more, all right after this.
I want to thank our friends over at Jak Prints for sponsoring this episode. I had the opportunity to take a tour of their facility up in Cleveland this past August and it was incredible. Whatever you need printed they can do it. Do you need stickers? Jak Prints can do it. Do you need T-shirts? Jak Prints can do it. Embroidered hats, business cards, banners? Jak Prints can do it! They make great stuff at a great price.
Speaking of banners, Jak Prints has their lowest prices on banners ever right now, Some of them are up to 70% off. I just looked up the cost of and 8’ x 5’ banner, how much do you think it should cost? $200? More? You can get it from Jak Prints for just $70.
While we’re talking about the great offers lets talk about the fact that Jak Prints is offering free 877 silver ink upgrade going right now. But it’s not just on silver ink, if you are looking to get some hats embroidered you can get free silver thread! So when you get something printed or embroidered now through the end of the year, add some silver in that design.
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Jak Prints makes great, affordable stuff for designers like you and I. They focus on quality and customer service and have been loyal Creative South Sponsors for years. Why not pick them next time you need stickers, banners, or pocket notebooks printed? Plus, Jak Prints is giving you a great discount when you Use Promo Code: CSPODCAST16 you get: $25 - Save: $5, $50 - Save: $10, $ 75 - Save: $15, $100 - Save: $25 ,$150 - Save: $40, $200 - Save: $50, $300 - Save: $75 just use promo code CSPODCAST16 at checkout, or visit Jak.ink/Design.
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