• Artist Tips

    Artist Block

    Artists block is something that every artist will encounter every once in a while. Here are some tips to get over it and get inspirited. Though it may seem like an artist mind doesn’t go to sleep, it does need a break every now and then. Take a break ( go outside, clear your mind) Listen to music….use your favorite song at the moment to find inspiration look for new ideas…my go to is Pinterest!! Use your current mood to create artwork…. I do this quite often, it helps get my feelings out Use the current trend to create something that is unique to your style. At the beginning of…

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    Print on Demand Explained

    Most independent artists use a P.O.D site or Print on Demand sites like Redbubble or Society6. However, I have had a few questions from some of my followers about what exactly is a P.O.D shop.Here are a few examples…. Redbubble Society6 Zazzle LiveHeroes Rageon FineArtAmerica DesignsbyHumans Teepublic Threadless Casetify There are always new sites popping up in google. The basics…. Print on demand sites handles everything from production, shipping, finances, and even returns! Now let’s break it into an easier way to understand. These sites provide many conveniences for the artist. These sites allow an independent artist like myself to continue to design work and make money. An artist either pays…

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    Where I find my Inspiration

    Some of my inspiration! Follow me on Pinterest to see my inspiration! – I am a music lover, the song lyrics usually say what I can’t. So does my art. See more art inspired by music here 2. T.V. Shows – I’m also a fan of many t.v. shows! A simple typography artwork with a bright color scheme. Inspired by the late 1980 and 1990 television show Full House! Still, one of my favorites today!   Simple typography design with a galaxy of stars. Inspired by the Children’s show SpongeBob Squarepants. I honestly still can’t believe that they are still making new episodes of this! When 13 Reasons Why came out, it took off! This series definitely gives a great…

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    Print on Demand Reviews

    I have been using a few print on demand site to sell my art for about two years now. I will be doing review of those sites! If you dont know what a Print on Demand site is, go check out this blog post here. Redbubble First Impression: My first impression was that this site is a mix between trendy pop culture art and fine art. This was great for me because I do both! My digital art tends to follow trends while my photos tend to be more related to fine art. You can upload a cover photo, a avatar to allow people to see your logo and a…

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    #shareyourstory

    Recently, I started a #shareyourstory to help other artists who are trying to gain sales or that are just beginning their journey with Print On Demand shops, such as Redbubble and Society6. I reached out to some of my favorite artists to get some of their tips and what they do to keep sales coming. These artists were once beginners too. I reached out to some of my favorite artists through Instagram and Twitter. @SoaringAnchorDesigns @CatCoq @JulieErinDesigns @Venessa.gfd @83oranges @Scrummythings @AnishaCreations The tip that I have received the most of so far is “Do what you love and don’t give up” Other tips I have received is use relevant tags…

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    What is Art

    I will start with the dictionary definition. Art: the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. What is art to me?? Art to me can be digital or done the old fashioned way (pencil/marker/pen/crayon and paper). Art is a way of expression. Art is a voice for those who are afraid to speak or have no voice. Types of Art Painting Drawing Sculpture Typography Printmaking/Screenprinting Photography Digital ALL WORKS ABOVE ARE MINE. EITHER CREATED FOR A CLASS OR JUST FOR FUN. Any of these types of…