I often see artists stuck on which website platform or builder you should use. So today, I’m going to breakdown my favorite options to help you decide which is a good fit for you! When looking over this list, know that there isn’t one “best” option – it’s all about your personal goals and the […]
It’s 2020, and world events may have thrown you and your art business for a loop. Does that mean you can’t still plan ahead? Nope! Let’s go through 3 simple action steps you can take to start planning your 2021 and beyond. This doesn’t have to be an overwhelming process. Let’s keep things as simple as possible. […]
Back in 2015, I set out to make my own fine art quality prints from home. It was a bit of a learning curve, but I still make and sell my own prints today! In fact, I’m even using the same printer I first purchased, but I’m looking to upgrade for a larger size soon. […]
It’s easy to start posting your work to Instagram and expect results right away: new clients, new fans, a bigger audience. If we’re trying to make it as a creative business owner, we all want these things, right? Instagram CAN bring you all of these things, its true! But just sharing your work without much […]
For the longest time, it was a dream of mine to design fabric. When I finally got that opportunity, there were a few things that surprised me about designing fabric for another company. In this article I’m specifically talking about fabric companies who work with freelance artists on designer collections, not print on demand fabric companies […]
Back in 2015, I had just left my full-time graphic design job to pursue a freelance design and art career. (You can read more about that transition in detail here). When I jumped into freelancing, my client workload was actually a bit slow. That, combined with an inkling that I wanted to step more into art-making […]
In May 2020, we welcomed our first group of students in my new online course: Licensing for Artists! This was such an exciting time, as I had spent the last year planning and developing the content for the course to be as helpful as possible for students. Since class ended, a couple of my students have […]
While the title of this post sounds like a bit of downer, before we get started I want you to know that my goal for today’s topic is to help you walk away feeling hopeful. If you’ve been trying to sell your art or products, and you aren’t making sales or aren’t making enough sales, let’s […]
Here’s the thing: running a full-time creative or art business is not easy. It can take years to build up enough profit to make the business worth your time. I don’t know many people who didn’t need another source of income or support while building up their business. But if you’re reading this, you likely understand that […]
In the age of Covid-19, you might be thinking of turning your creative talents into an online class. Maybe you’ve only taught workshops in person, or maybe you’ve never taught an art class before. Before I get into my tips, let me give you a little backstory to how I started teaching online. In 2016, […]
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