I want to be a professional artist; Do I need art school?

One of the most pressing question for artists; “Do I need art school?” I think this is such and important, but also a personal question. I can not give everyone a yes or no answer. The undeniable truth is that art school can be a great asset for you. However, there are also

The undeniable truth is that art school can be a great asset for you. However, there are also workarounds and things to consider before you decide if you really do need it.

That is why this post is about getting a lot of the information, and different peoples opinion, so you can make the decision yourself.

So should you go to art school?

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How to make the best photograph of your artwork

Many of the artists who start their online career need to get their artwork online. Luckily this is not as complicated as it may sound. This post hopefully has all the information that you need. Have a specific issue?

Have a specific issue? I made a frequent problem section at the end.

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How to make a successful artist blog

When you start online as an artist and you want to make it serious, you might be considering an artist blog. However, the blogging world can be a little complicated. How can you write a good art blog that attracts and audience?

Apart from the fact that blogging is a world of its own, the art niche is also something different. It can be hard to know what your blog needs to be successful and helpful.

Your blog, however, can help you turn your dream into your job! Here are some tips for you to start a successful art blog!

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5 things we can learn from successful artists

What are some things we can learn from successful artists? Learning from people who have walked the path is a great way to get insight in what leads to success.

Just to be clear; I am not just talking about the traditionally successful artist. A lot has changed in the ways artist make a living from their passions. The internet has given us many different ways in which artists can make money and grow a following.

These are things I have learned from some of my favourite artists online, that make their living from art in one way or another.

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Content ideas for your art or illustration blog!

You just started up your new art or illustration blog. You are sharing all your new works, creating incredible content and getting ready to sell some work.

But then you run out of content ideas. You don’t draw fast enough to make a post every week, let alone more times a week. You are getting behind and not posting enough. Maybe even your social media is starting to lag.

You need more topics. You need more ideas, more options to fill your blog and editorial calendar with new content.

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How to Set up a Shop on Society6 step-by-step!

Print-on-demand shops are great for artists to make an income while not having to handle the shipping of products. Shipping can be quite a hassle especially because it can also be very expensive.

I personally was quite worried about setting up a shop because I thought it would be difficult and a lot of work! Luckily these sites do a lot to make it as easily for you as possible!

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Inktober 2016; enjoying the end results!

It’s the end of Inktober 2016. If you are confused about what inktober is I have the introduction posts here. 

I had an amazing time but I didn’t finish 31 drawings. I did, however, did some drawings that I really liked. I am really pleasantly surprised at how much better I think I got with ink. Especially with the brush pen, I feel so much more secure now.

But since I have some last drawings that never made it to Instagram I thought I would give a little overview here and share some new ones.

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