Billy Z Duke is creating Music, Visual Art, Whatnot
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Hello! I'm Billy. Nice to Meetreon you!

I make music and websites. I can also write, draw, paint, and sculpt (I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts to prove it), but lately I haven't had as much time, space and/or energy as I'd like/need to do all of those things concurrently. The websites are mainly my day job, but after years of working on promotional sites for hire (for movies and video games and Tony Bennett), I'm finally getting around to putting my own sites online, including a Wordpress-powered blog, an upcoming project portfolio, and the home base for my LA-based indie rock band, The Wrong Windows.

Let me know what you need, and I'll probably be able to get it done for you (as long as we both remain cognizant of that all-important project management triangle).
Tiers
Brainstormer
$42 or more per month

I can help you shape your own ideas, give you encouragement to overcome creative obstacles, or provide a simple sounding board when you need one. It's easy to underestimate the need for community amongst artists, even when you're producing alone. 

Taskmaster
$108 or more per month

Here I can actually put a hand in and help you out with your projects, taking care of menial creative tasks you just don't have the time or the willpower to tackle yourself. At this tier, you can avail yourself of my excellent, speedy typing skills: I can transcribe audio recordings or digitize handwritten text (keeping legibility and length within reasonable limits, or gradually completing longer work over time). I can proofread and offer corrective grammar and/or structure suggestions. I'm good with cloud services including Google and Dropbox, and have a deep understanding of spreadsheets from my programming background.


If you sell stuff on Etsy, eBay, or Amazon, I can help with your listings and promotions. If you need small changes made to your website on a regular basis, this is also the tier for you. I'm intimately familiar with PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, FTP, HTTP/S, and most of the other acronyms a website needs to survive. I also have experience with multiple CMS's including Drupal and Wordpress.

Photobomber
$242 or more per month

I have access to the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite of software, and I know how to use most of it to my advantage. I can retouch photos, make memes, and edit audio and video.

Artmaker
$424 or more per month

This tier is the tipping point at which I can become a real creator for you. Original artwork or writing tailored to your specs, limited in size or scope to roughly one "piece" per month. I'm proficient in multiple physical media, I have done realistic portraiture and figure work in pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, and pastel, as well as more varied work in watercolor, acrylic, oil, and mixed media.

Trailblazer
$1,111 or more per month

Honestly I'm not even sure what else I'd do for you at this tier, but we can definitely figure something out.

Hello! I'm Billy. Nice to Meetreon you!

I make music and websites. I can also write, draw, paint, and sculpt (I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts to prove it), but lately I haven't had as much time, space and/or energy as I'd like/need to do all of those things concurrently. The websites are mainly my day job, but after years of working on promotional sites for hire (for movies and video games and Tony Bennett), I'm finally getting around to putting my own sites online, including a Wordpress-powered blog, an upcoming project portfolio, and the home base for my LA-based indie rock band, The Wrong Windows.

Let me know what you need, and I'll probably be able to get it done for you (as long as we both remain cognizant of that all-important project management triangle).

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Tiers
Brainstormer
$42 or more per month

I can help you shape your own ideas, give you encouragement to overcome creative obstacles, or provide a simple sounding board when you need one. It's easy to underestimate the need for community amongst artists, even when you're producing alone. 

Taskmaster
$108 or more per month

Here I can actually put a hand in and help you out with your projects, taking care of menial creative tasks you just don't have the time or the willpower to tackle yourself. At this tier, you can avail yourself of my excellent, speedy typing skills: I can transcribe audio recordings or digitize handwritten text (keeping legibility and length within reasonable limits, or gradually completing longer work over time). I can proofread and offer corrective grammar and/or structure suggestions. I'm good with cloud services including Google and Dropbox, and have a deep understanding of spreadsheets from my programming background.


If you sell stuff on Etsy, eBay, or Amazon, I can help with your listings and promotions. If you need small changes made to your website on a regular basis, this is also the tier for you. I'm intimately familiar with PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, FTP, HTTP/S, and most of the other acronyms a website needs to survive. I also have experience with multiple CMS's including Drupal and Wordpress.

Photobomber
$242 or more per month

I have access to the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite of software, and I know how to use most of it to my advantage. I can retouch photos, make memes, and edit audio and video.

Artmaker
$424 or more per month

This tier is the tipping point at which I can become a real creator for you. Original artwork or writing tailored to your specs, limited in size or scope to roughly one "piece" per month. I'm proficient in multiple physical media, I have done realistic portraiture and figure work in pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, and pastel, as well as more varied work in watercolor, acrylic, oil, and mixed media.

Trailblazer
$1,111 or more per month

Honestly I'm not even sure what else I'd do for you at this tier, but we can definitely figure something out.