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12 Things I learned in 2018

12 Things I learned in 2018

Even though the New Year is all about the resolutions and goal setting, I learned a lot during 2018. Reflecting and noting accomplishments is an important part of ringing in the New Year. I wanted to begin this year with a list of what I…

9 Time Tracking Techniques to Master your Creative Goals

9 Time Tracking Techniques to Master your Creative Goals

First things first, if you want to reach your goals you will need to find ways to master your time. This week’s blog post outlines ways to better track and utilize your time.  Goal Setting: Spend time setting goals and figuring out what you really…

Prioritizing Your Projects in the New Year

Prioritizing Your Projects in the New Year

So much to do and so little time! This week’s blog post outlines ways to tackle your goals. Try these tactics out to keep your goals in sight and your priorities straight.  Start with a System: Create a system that is helpful but don’t spend…

Defining Success in the New Year

Defining Success in the New Year

With the New Year almost here, it’s time to set goals, start new projects, and plan our resolutions. But before all of that happens, have you thought about spending some time re-defining what success means to you? It’s important to define your own creative success…

Starting Your Art Career: A Beginner Guide for Students & Emerging Artists

Starting Your Art Career: A Beginner Guide for Students & Emerging Artists

Thinking about turning your love of art into a career? Are you a student who is trying to pursue your creative passion? This is your quick career guide to help students and emerging artists get started with their art career.  Creating Your Signature Style  It…

Why You Don’t Need a Business Plan

Why You Don’t Need a Business Plan

You don’t need a business plan as an artist. You don’t need a business plan for your small creative business. You also don’t need a business plan if you are a hobby artist. And you don’t need a business plan if you are becoming a…

2 Simple Skills Needed to Master Your Creative Success

2 Simple Skills Needed to Master Your Creative Success

There are two really important and really simple interpersonal skills artists and creatives need for creating success for your art business. While most days, we would like to think that we can hide out in our studios and be creative all day, the ability to…

5 Goals to Further Establish Your Art Business

5 Goals to Further Establish Your Art Business

This week’s article examines what career milestones artists should be aiming towards to further establish their careers. This post is a good reference when setting goals to move your career from emerging to established. This blog post is in response to a previous post that…

Making the Leap to Full-time Artist

Making the Leap to Full-time Artist

Wishing you could leave the corporate world and just make art all day? Before you make the switch to a full-time artist, it’s time to take inventory of what you have and what changes when you will have to make in order to execute this…

7 Skills of Highly Effective Artists

7 Skills of Highly Effective Artists

1. Be Open to Change – Be open to wherever you see change happen in your creative career. For example, you may switch to an entirely new discipline and hop from pottery to puppetry! Some changes in your career may not be as dramatic (and may not…


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