Advice

Advice Artists Portfolio Proposals Tips 05/04/2019 How To: Create A Professional Lookbook

You know what looks great? Your prints. You know what would look even better? Your prints presented in a professionally styled lookbook.  “What even is that?” A lookbook is a set of photographs or images displaying an artist or designer’s body of work, curated to present to companies/potential clients. By creating a catalogue, your potential clients/customers …

Advice Arts & Crafts Tips 05/04/2019 Top Tips: First Time On The Market

Congrats on nabbing your first stall! (If that is indeed why you clicked on this post). You may be feeling excited, anxious or unsure where to begin. Could be a medley of all of these things if you’ve not done anything like this before – never fear! This guide is here to help. Here are …

Advice Artists Exhibitions 05/04/2019 Tips: Hosting Your Own Art Exhibit

Calling all artists! This post is here to help you make good on your exhibiting dreams – helping you to find the spaces and events to showcase your art and bring your creativity to the forefront. Sourcing exhibitions. “I want to exhibit my work one day, like, get my work out there…but I don’t really …

Advice Artists Design Digital ecommerce Finance 05/04/2019 Stay Protected: Dealing With Chargeback Scammers

People have been using Paypal as a trusted method of payment for absolutely donkeys for all kinds of transactions and services. Of all the options, Paypal is the most popular online finance handler and is often used by artists to send and receive payments for commissions, projects or services. If you are an artist who …

Advice Artists Design Life Work 05/04/2019 Internships: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Definition of internships: “An internship is an official program offered by an employer to potential employees. Interns work either part time or full time at a company for a certain period of time. Internships are most popular with undergraduates or graduate students who work between one to four months and have a goal to gain …

Advice Artists Events Exhibitions Life Networking 05/04/2019 Networking With Social Anxiety

‘Mingling’… yeah, I don’t really like that word either. ‘Networking’ has a similar effect on me too. Sometimes the thought of heading out to a social event surrounded by people you don’t know, feels more like partaking in an extreme sport than anything else. I hear you. Maybe you find your social battery running out …

Advice Design Digital Freelance Portfolio Tips 05/04/2019 5 Simple Tips For A Winning Portfolio

1. What’s your story? Why do you do what you do? What’s your purpose and story? Tell the people because the people want to know what drives you to do what you do. It’s a massive turn off to venture onto someone’s website to see a mix mash of designs with no clear purpose or …

Advice Artists Arts & Crafts Digital ecommerce 05/04/2019 Print On Demand: Is It Worth It?

If you are just starting out, or want to make some passive income on the side with artwork you’d have lying around otherwise – Print On Demand provides you with a great working model and opportunities to share and sell your work to the world. It gives you the chance to see firsthand how well …

Advice Freelance Proposals 03/04/2019 6 Signs You Should Say ‘NO’ To A Project Proposal.

You’ve been approached by a prospective client for some work and you can’t quite figure out whether that strange feeling in your stomach is your gut fortune telling; or if what you ate last night is simply rebelling against you. Sometimes you may feel uneasy about accepting a proposal; but end up ignoring your instincts …