045/046: FROM GRAPHIC DESIGNER TO WORKING ARTIST

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From graphic designer to working artist, Duncan Stewart walks us through his journey and shares what he’s learned about living as an artist along the way.

Coming from a traditional family of lawyers and bankers, Duncan never saw himself becoming an artist, even with an insatiable appetite to draw and paint. Though he studied, and later worked, as a graphic designer, he eventually gave himself the opportunity to explore the underlying desire to create. At...

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044: HELPING ARTISTS SELL ART ONLINE

 

How Artist Attic Online Can Help Artists Sell Their Artwork

Noting that the biggest challenge facing artists today is finding an audience to whom they can sell, Mauritz Briët is helping to bridge the gap with his online art sales platform Artist Attic Online. 

 Leveraging his thirty years of experience in the entertainment industry as a television producer, Mauritz Briët recognises that social media has become saturated and expensive to advertise on.

 As such,...

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043: BEST PRACTICES FOR VISUAL ARTISTS

 

Can you remember where you were this time last year?

How did you feel about your art?

What were your aspirations for this year?

This year might have sprung you some surprises, but you hung in there, showed up, and got to work.

Your journey as an artist won't always be smooth and easy. Your income will fluctuate, your energy will shift, and your focus will change as projects come and go.

Growing as an artist is a continual process of anticipating, pivoting, and learning. Not all your...

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042: CONNECTING WITH YOUR ART COLLECTORS

 

How to Connect with your Potential Art Buyer

You've carefully created your art and are ready to share it with the world. It's time to get your art into the hands of your potential buyers.

Your next step is to market your art.

 

Marketing may feel overwhelming, but promoting your work can be just as creative and satisfying as making your art.

It's never been a more exciting time for artists to promote and sell their art. The online space offers you powerful opportunities to...

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041: TURNING PASSION INTO A PROFESSION - DUTCH ARTIST DIDO DE BEER

 

INTERVIEW WITH DUTCH ARTIST DIDO DE BEER

 

From a young age, Dido had 2 big passions.

Music & Art!

In this episode, Dutch Artist, Dido de Beer shares her journey of how she turned these passions into a budding art profession.

Dido found her niche.

Take a listen and discover how getting really specific about her style helped her build her business and connect with the right art buyers.

Find out what inspires her and what hot tips she has for all those creatives wanting to...

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040: MAKING ART YOUR BUSINESS - AWARD-WINNING DUTCH SCULPTOR RAMON SCHALKX

 

 

INTERVIEW WITH AWARD-WINNING DUTCH SCULPTOR RAMON SCHALKX

When his parents celebrated their wedding anniversary Ramon surprised them with a special gift. He turned a block of plaster into his very first piece of sculpture. He loved the process so much that he simply kept making and creating.

After being rejected by the Art Academy Ramon found his way and now tests the limits of his materials in his studio in The Netherlands where he makes personalized sculptures for private &...

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039: INTERVIEW WITH CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE PAINTER RACHEL TEANNALACH

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I'd never seen anything like it.

The room was alive and abuzz, packed to the brim with art enthusiasts looking for a moment to chat with the artist while others mulled around enjoying the colorful vistas covering the walls of her studio.

 This space belonged to contemporary landscape painter, Rachel Teannalach.

 A mutual friend...

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

NEW EPISODE

 

 

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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...

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037: BECOME A FULL-TIME WORKING ARTIST

NEW EPISODE

 

 

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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

NEW EPISODE

 

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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