038: SURVIVING AS A FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR - INTERVIEW WITH CRISTIAN ALUAS

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In need of some artistic inspiration?

Then press play and take a listen to Cristian Aluas’s artist story.

This Romanian-born, Canadian, is my guest in this week’s Help I Am Artist Podcast.

Cristian now lives in New York, where he works as a full-time artist, author, and educator.

A resourceful, multifaceted creative that has found ways to turn his hobbies into a steady income stream. 

After many rejections and losing commissions it was not...

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037: BECOME A FULL-TIME WORKING ARTIST

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You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes or on Spotify.

 


 

BECOME A FULL-TIME WORKING ARTIST

A Step-by-Step Framework to turn your Passion into a Profession

Don't spend another year only wishing to be a happy, working artist.

Start to turn your art dream into a plan that helps you make better art, sell more work and connect with collectors in a more meaningful way.

Whether you are just starting out or have been a working artist for awhile, your...

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036: 5 LIFE HACKS TO IMPROVE CREATIVE PRODUCTIVITY

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While this pandemic is real and continues to keep us in it’s grip there is a still larger enemy lurking in the shadows. Whether you are aware of it or not.... there is another battle commencing.

 

The fight is for your attention.

 

1000’s of impulses nudges, pokes and pitches are thrown at you every minute begging you to stop and take notice.

It's safe to say that this is the biggest battle we face in our time and those that scream the loudest,...

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035: WHAT ARTISTS NEED TO KNOW WHEN WORKING WITH A GALLERY - DUTCH GALLERIST DAVID VAN DER LINDEN

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Exhibiting your art is one of the most exciting and important aspects of a working artists life. 

For many artists, the validation and exposure of working with a gallery is something they dream of and is often seen as the pinnacle of their artistic success. 

 

But is this realistic?

How does the gallery world work?

 

There are many ways that you can exhibit your work and whether you choose a gallery or plan to only exhibit your own work,...

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034: WHY YOU CAN MAKE THE COOLEST ART BUT STILL NOT EARN A DIME

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Win a Virtual Art Coaching Session

Hi there, I have a quick question before we get started. How would you like to win a one-on-one virtual coaching session with me to discuss your art business? I know I would love to connect with you.   

A one-on-one coaching call is a powerful way to help you move forward on your artist journey. Whether you need help thinking through your art website, setting up an artist routine or organising your first exhibition, a...

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033: RECLAIM YOUR ARTISTIC SUCCESS WITH SMART GOALS YOU CAN ACTUALLY ACHIEVE THIS YEAR

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This year has sprung us many unexpected surprises but it’s not too late to get the controls back and make your next three months your best time ever.

 

It’s true.... there are so many variables in your artist life that you simply can’t control the outcome of but you can control your actions. You can make plans. You can choose to pivot and change direction. 

 

And the really good news is that you don’t have to wait for the...

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032: MOVING FROM A HOBBY TO AN ART CAREER

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Many artists struggle to make that transition of creating art as a hobby to becoming a happy, thriving working artist. 

What use to be fun now seems like a lot of hard work.

The more prepared you are for this exciting transition, the easier it will be to keep your joy and get your art made.

In this episode we'll be looking at the 8 things you need to consider when turning your creativity into a revenue stream.

Download the checklist to assess how ready you are!

Listen...

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031: A FRESH TAKE ON SOCIAL MEDIA - WITH ART DEALER, STEFANIE IDROBO

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The Internet has changed everything. 

There has never been a more exciting time for artists to share and sell their work online.

Even in these extraordinary times the internet has made it possible for artists to stay in business, connecting what they love to do with a receptive art audience willing to pay it’s worth.

 

‘I work with artists that have sold more in the pandemic than any other time in their careers.’ 

 

Encouraging words...

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030: 10 SMART WAYS TO ELEVATE YOUR ART

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With 1000's of artists making fabulous art it's hard to stand out and get noticed.

 

In this episode we will be looking at 10 Smart Ways you can not only elevate your art but create a memorable, lasting experience for your art audience. 

 

 

1. Develop your Skills

 

The dictionary describes an artist as someone who creates things with great skill and imagination. Developing your artistic skill is the first step you need to take to get your...

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029: ART CONNECTIONS

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‘As connected as we are with technology, it’s also removed us from having real human connection!’

 

 

Your art life and art career will know many ups and downs. You will not always live at the pinnacle of your artistic success. You will know times of abundance and times of lack.

 

There are seasons when you will do more, feel more, sell more and moments when you just need to trust, stay calm and keep creating, expecting good...

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