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Melting your ‘creative freeze’

If writers have ‘writer’s block’ where they can’t turn a word, then artists suffer from ‘creative freeze’ – a desert of ideas, creation and spark. For most, a creative freeze is the worst possible fate. Your mojo has upped and [...]

December 29, 2016 Art Tips, business coaching, Business LifeStyle, business tips, design tips

Alternate Education Careers: Getting Involved With Children Without Being a School Teacher

Gabby Malpas – Art Classes Getting your foot into the educational industry is a valiant move. Very few services provide for children and they can be a lucrative market assuming you’re located in the right spot. Parents are willing to [...]

December 29, 2016 Art Tips, business coaching, Business LifeStyle, business tips

Blog now – for art’s sake!

As a contemporary artist looking to keep ahead of the market, the need for a digital presence is the only way to keep your art in the mind’s eye of regular fans and potential collectors. In this fast-paced world, you [...]

December 8, 2016 Art Tips, business tips, design tips, market tips, online marketing

Five ‘P’s’ to artistic perfection

Last week, I emphasised the four most important steps to becoming an in-demand artist. These were: Be detailed; Real life, real art; I.am.Promoter and The power of ‘No‘ While these skills will shape you technically as a creative talent, there are [...]

November 18, 2016 Art Tips, Branding, business coaching, Business LifeStyle, business tips, design tips, DPP (Desire, Passion, purpose), Passion

Why honesty is the best policy to make your Art and Design practice boom

Do you often find yourself pushing the boundaries of truth into dishonesty just to make your business look fantastic? Or, indeed, offer half-truths for the fear of being professionally ridiculed by telling the full truth? As creative business coaches, we [...]

November 16, 2016 Art Tips, Branding, business coaching, Business LifeStyle, business tips, design tips

Four steps to becoming an in-demand artist

As a business coach, working with designers, artists and creative community for over a decade, I have found that every creative talent, no matter what medium they focus on, must have four specific skills to help improve their art, their [...]

November 9, 2016 Art Tips, Branding, business coaching, Business LifeStyle, business tips, design tips

Build a better email list to selling art

If you’re an old hand at selling art online or just starting out, there is tonnes of advice out there on the best, slickest and easiest way of doing it. But, more importantly, having your own audience, a go-to-base or [...]

November 2, 2016 Art Tips, Business LifeStyle, business tips, design tips, Marketing

11 ways to a great art blog

The secret of a great art blog is keeping the reader – art lover or non-art ‘enthusiast’ – engaged in the journey of the writing. So here’s 11 top tips to get your writing the attention it really deserves: Slim [...]

September 30, 2016 Art Tips, business tips

How To Write Art and Design Landing Pages That Will Boost Your Conversions

Are you wondering how to craft a killing landing page for your Art or Design website? Writing landing pages is an art on itself. A  good landing page addresses the following  3 key pionts: Information that the readers needs from [...]

September 27, 2016 Art Tips, Branding, business coaching, business tips, design tips, marketing, online marketing, Outsource

Close up interview with the artist Kristine Ballard

Tell us a little about yourself and what you do. As an artist, my major focus is on painting. I specialise in still life and landscape and I am obsessed with colour. It is the driving force in all my [...]

May 24, 2016 Art Tips, Artist, business coaching, Business LifeStyle, business tips, interviews, painter