Over the years my roster of tools may have changed a bit, but there are a few that have stuck with me. I simply can’t do my work without these! Drumroll please… None of the product links below are affiliate links – just stuff I use and love! 1. Adobe Creative Suite Specifically, Photoshop and InDesign. […]

5 Creative Tools I Can’t Work Without

Tools + How-Tos

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Oooh, today’s topic is a good one! It might be a bit polarizing for some, because I have some strong opinions aboutĀ PODĀ sites (Print on Demand) like Zazzle, Society6, and Redbubble.Ā  For the record, I’m not 100% against them in all cases. But here I wanted to explain the difference of what true licensing is vs. […]

The Pros and Cons of Art Licensing vs. POD Sites

Art Licensing

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Today I’m going to show you a few of the simple steps I take to scan, clean up, and remove the paper backgrounds from my painted artwork using Adobe Photoshop. Note that if you would like to dive deeper into this technique, I have a Skillshare class here showing you my exact process for making patterns out of my […]

The Basic Steps to Digitizing Your Art (and Why It’s Important!)

Tools + How-Tos

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Pictured above: My 2021 vision board. Find image sourcesĀ here. I thought I’d share some personal insight into my last year, because I myself find thatĀ hearing about the lives behind the artist/business is helpful and just something I enjoy. So, here’s a peek into my life lately and what I’m dreaming up for next year! 2020 […]

A Personal Recap of 2020 and What’s to Come in 2021

Personal Updates

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Let’s pull back a bit from the details and go over a big picture topic today: finding your focus as an artist or creative.  Finding your focus is kind of a similar process toĀ honing your signature style, but today we’re discussing more your life as an artist in general.Ā  Here are 3 tips to help you narrow down […]

How to Find Your Focus as an Artist

Art Business

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As the year is coming to a close, I thought I’d focus on a big picture topic this week. I always like thinking about the year ahead around the holidays, even though it’s such a busy time. It’s worth it to take an hour or two to reflect on how far you’ve come! It’s been […]

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Business

Mindset Shifts

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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 […]

Choosing the Right Website Platform for Your Art

Tools + How-Tos

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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. […]

A 3 Step Action Plan for Your Art Business

Art Business

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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.  […]

Mini Lesson: How to Make Fine Art Prints

Tools + How-Tos

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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 […]

3 Strategies That Will Level Up Your Instagram Game as a Creative

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