My problem is I don't know how, I've made accounts on artstation and Behance and I've started building a portfolio there but I don't know how to actually get clients
The field I'm interested in archviz but I'm learning other stuff like Character design and Character Animation, Can anyone suggest How I can start getting clients ??
well you didnt post your artsation here, that would be a first step. get the word out :)
you're right but I always feel like the level I have is not quite where people who post here have so I thought once I reach that level I should start posting here but maybe I should'nt wait for that
well get it out, get feedback, update
hiding under a rock will move you no where :)
look at our artstation, i would claim by now the percentage is a bit shrinking (as the relevance for forums just is in decline, for better or worse) but 75-90% of our business came through polycount contacts we got to know over the years.
well that's true ,but I didn't knew polycount was that good for getting contacts, From my next project I'll start uploading here daily as well, Once again Thanks a lot man 😁
I am not certain Polycount still could have the relevance to you as it had to us/me. For perspective im 21 years in my job 15 of which as an external artist with a small team in some form or shape. The market has incredibly changed, i dont know where the "younglings" meet nowadays.
Artstation is a great portfolio place but not a great platform to interact with people. Facebook or Twitter is okay for active communication but thye do a really poor job at preserving (or finding) the data which i think is really good thing about a place like polycount.
So how you get visibility and connections is your challenge now, but i think a strong portfolio will do the trick still. But hiding is not a solution :)
Nowadays I'd say most of the communities revolve around discord and twitch. Discord is quite nice because it allows you to discuss things fairly "real time", the problem is the same as facebook and twitter, knowledge gets lost in the feed very quickly and you can't find it easily afterwards.
I have a bunch of Discord servers, with people of different skill levels and focuses (environment, only blender, only Unreal, vfx...) and it's quite handy to have at hand
@Neox I've actually thought of few ideas besides having portfolio on most popular platforms Like sending mail to arch firms (In my case for Arch work) with Behance or Artstation links and then a resume with it but I have yet to see how it works 😁
@lluc21 Thank you very much for the links, Had no idea communities were this active on Discord ☺️