Artists

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 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 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 …

Artists Design interior textiles 29/08/2017 INSPIRATION: ILLUSTRATED WALLPAPERS / PIERRE FREY

Normally I’m one for very clean, minimalistic spaces with not too much going on (despite what my artwork may have you thinking) but I came across these jungle inspired wallpapers by Parisian brand ‘Pierre Frey’. Ever since, I’ve been in locked into some serious Pinterest scrolling action, checking out a ton of tropical/botanical inspired wallpapers. …

Artists Arts & Crafts Inspiration Life 27/07/2017 I Didn’t Call For The Police

In a world where there are many rules and regulations, cock blocks and limitations – there’s something very liberating and therapeutic about having the space to create and get lost in your own art. It gives you the scope to unleash your thoughts, desires, concerns and visually depict your truth in a plethora of ways. …

Artists Arts & Crafts Selling 31/05/2017 Stalling: First Timer Survival Kit

Haha ok so maybe not that dramatic, but if you’re a newbie like me – it can be a little nerve-wrecking. Over the bank holiday weekend, I was given the opportunity to sell my pieces along with many creative people as part of an event hosted by ‘New Youthquake’ celebrating the youth of the arts …

Artists Arts & Crafts Collages Design Events Illustration Inspiration 23/04/2017 Old Manor Park Library : Open Studios 2017

I was invited by the talented Antonietta Torsiello to come and check out the open studios event over the weekend, and snoop around all of the workspaces, sketchbooks and inventories of the artists in the building. There were workshops going on, a range of practices and disciplines on show along with some refreshments (gotta have …