My guest for today is Abbey Sy, an artist and best-selling author from Manila, Philippines.  Passionate about both art and travel, she is best known for her hand-lettering work and travel illustrations.

She has written books on lettering and journaling, and continues to explore ways to make art and share stories through her own eyes.

She also has an amazing online community, with over 113,000 Instagram followers as of this recording.

THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU IF…
You’re someone who has major apprehensions about whether your art can be something that can actually sustain you or feed you. I hope that this episode shows you that it is completely possible to be creative, to be an artist, but at the same time, to infuse it with productivity, organization, and entrepreneurship.




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I'm a teacher and creative entrepreneur from Manila, Philippines. I teach classes on leadership and entrepreneurship -- and my goal is to help mor women step up and grow into creative, confident, courageous, and more importantly, compassionate leaders.

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