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We asked our creator community about the most meaningful gifts they've received and their answers may surprise you.
Major video games are usually made behind closed doors. But with Alice:Asylum, game designer American McGee’s latest project, he’s throwing all those rules out the window — to learn more, read on.
The comedian, actor, and author Patton Oswalt shares how success means overcoming fear and not being afraid to start over.
Kate Allan describes her art as "Lisa Frank meets your therapist." But she isn't just drawing sparkly unicorns so we can feel better — she's doing it so she can feel better, too.
#MadeWithPatrons is your opportunity to share a kickass project your patrons helped fund that makes you proud to be a creator. We’ll choose and share stories out on social media to celebrate all that amazing work with our community of other creators.
The rapper and self-made entrepreneur Killer Mike explains that true independence relies on interdependence.
Whitney Cummings isn’t afraid of making mistakes, instead she sees her failures for what they really are — steps to success.
To Paul Scheer, the award-winning performer, creative, and dad, success has more to do creating than selling yourself.
When rapper Open Mike Eagle was called out in a tweet by pro-wrestler Shiloh Jonze, he didn't just tweet back — he put on spandex and got in the ring. To learn more about Open Mike Eagle's journey from rapper to wrestler, read on.
As part of our live Patreon Assembly event we hosted a creativity focused panel in Seattle with local creators. Here’s what we learned.
As part of our live Patreon Assembly event we hosted a creativity focused panel in New York with local creators. Here’s what we learned.
As part of our live Patreon Assembly event we hosted a creativity focused panel in San Francisco with local creators. Here’s what we learned.
As part of our live Patreon Assembly event we hosted a creativity focused panel in Chicago with local creators. Here’s what we learned:
As part of our live Patreon Assembly event we hosted a creativity focused panel in Hollywood with local creators. Here’s what we learned.
Maria Menounos is an entertainment journalist, a podcaster, a TV personality, and an occasional pro-wrestler. To hear her talk about the inspiration behind her new health and wellness podcast, Better Together, read on.
Comedian Patton Oswalt and film critic Scout Tafoya discuss pop culture, film history, and the importance of uncritically acclaimed work.
Host Maria Menounos and YouTube sensation Hannah Hart chat about success, creativity, and the importance of pressing pause.
Jack Conte talks about the future of creativity and empowering artists to have sustainable careers.
Comedians Whitney Cummings and Paul Scheer discuss social media, creativity, and why now is the best time to be a creator.
At Assembly, our very own Jack Conte got to chat with Issa Rae, the creator, writer, and star of HBO’s Insecure and the award-winning web series, Awkward Black Girl. Issa is also the founder of two production companies, and has 1,000+ patrons on Patreon.
Gabbie Hanna shares her newest songs while also imparting wisdom on mental health and getting to the other side of darkness.
Indie rock band Local Natives share a stripped down set of songs from their latest album.
Activist, businessman, and Grammy award-winning artist Killer Mike talks about creative control.
Film critic Scout Tafoya got a big surprise when comedian Patton Oswalt gave him a shout out on The Best Show podcast. To learn why Oswalt is so smitten by Scout Tafoya's series, The Unloved, read on.
Learn why musicians like Kap G and Damone Tyrell aren't waiting for permission to create music, and what artistic ownership means to them.
For rapper Kap G, authenticity is everything. To learn more about how Kap G tells his story through hip hop, watch now.
Atlanta based artist and musician Aja Kahti doesn't need permission to create music. She gives that to herself. To learn more about what creative ownership means to Aja, watch now.
Patreon took over a studio in Atlanta, Georgia and gave up-and-coming artists the chance to record, write, and tell us their stories. Here's what they said.
Gabbie Hanna is a singer-songwriter, YouTube content creator, MTV personality, author, and that’s not all. We caught up with Hanna to learn how she transformed vine success into a multifaceted career.
Rapper Kap G shares how he successfully speaks to his community while pursuing creative control.
Aja Kahti is drawn to music to express her purest ideas; here’s how she takes ownership of her entrepreneurial path to preserve her creativity.
When Christine McConnell's Netflix show got canceled, instead of wallowing in her sorrows, she got to work. To learn how the artist is funding her new show through membership, read on.
Singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza shares why she doesn’t really see Patreon as an artist to fan platform, but a human to human platform.
Alissa White-Gluz is one of the most versatile vocalists in metal today. To learn about her life in metal, and why Patreon is right for her and her fans, watch now.
What’s the best way to navigate today’s music industry? Pop culture journalist Caitlin White and Patreon managing editor, Erica Campbell chat about music, the industry, and how even the world’s biggest pop stars aren’t immune to its downside.
We asked our creator partnership lead Joe Barham how musicians can use Patreon to cut out the middleman and connect with fans, here's what we learned!
Indie artist Zola Jesus creates a sustainable music career by engaging her fans directly through Patreon.
No time? No worries! YouTuber, podcaster, and author Hannah Witton gave us her tried and true time management tips!.
Learn how the creators behind Crime Junkies and The Try Guys have found balance through creative independence.
Glen Henry gives us a behind the scenes look at the business of fatherhood.
Podcast Movement founder Dan Franks gets real about building community, connecting creatives, and where the podcast industry is going.
From changing their environment to recording podcasts while the kids are in bed, six Patreon creators reveal their secrets to juggling work and family.
Learn how Prudence Geerts creates webcomics and illustrations while connecting with her community.
Since creator burnout is real, we went to VidCon 2019 to see what video creators do to stay ahead of it. To see their tips on self-care, read on.
Whether you're a business of one or one hundred, here are creator inspired offsite ideas to help you connect with your team!
Hit the road, zone out, and hone into your creativity with these top vacation spots for creators.
Pack your bags and grab your passport. These five travel content creators will give you a major dose of wanderlust.
You might think that constantly creating content means never taking a break, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 5 tips for creating content on the go.
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