Ohn Mar Win is an illustrator and surface designer for over 20 years. Originally from Burma she now lives in the UK. It took her quite a while to read and write English so she just drew and painted and just kept drawing and painting because it was much easier than verbs. Then aged 14, she realised people can get paid to draw: how amazing was that? She devised plan that involved being great with paints, brushes and pencils and stacks of paper. After graduating with a degree in Advertising and Design a rather long time ago she pursued a editorial illustration career with a large helping of greetings cards whilst freelancing at Tigerprint. Ohn Mar have only returned to full time illustration in the last three years after taking a extended break to look after her kids.
Ohn Mar shares how sharing her knowledge has helped her become more confident in herself and in her abilities. Check out her episode to listen to her story.
Ohn Mar Win is an illustrator and surface designer for over 20 years.
Ohn Mar is of Burmese descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
The magic happens outside of your comfort zone.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is being comfortable in your own skin. Trusting in your abilities and your gut to make good judgements that will align with who you are and where you want to go.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Ohn Mar was very frustrated, she was fearful of the future and didn’t think she had many options which made her really sad.
The “AHA” Moment
It was the launch of Ohn Mar’s first Skillshare class online learning where she realised she could share her knowledge and it was valuable to others.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Ohn Mar just kept on sharing which brings back many rewards including finding support from other artists. She knows if she just puts one foot in front of the other however big her dream is she can achieve it and along the way she has 100% support from her art friends.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
You don’t have to have all the answers before you begin. as mentioned take one step and another step in another and you’ll figure it out as you go along. Just keep your eyes on the prize and you’ll get there it doesn’t have to be a Sprint.
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