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114 – Maria Brophy’s tips for achieving success with your art

114 – Maria Brophy’s tips for achieving success with your art

Can't get enough of startist society? Join Startist Society in our Facebook group Nikki's art and design website Laura's art and class website In our last episode, we introduced you to Maria Brophy, an author, teacher, art consultant, agent and brand manager who wrote...

113 – Art, Money, and Success with Maria Brophy

113 – Art, Money, and Success with Maria Brophy

Can't get enough of startist society? Join Startist Society in our Facebook group Nikki's art and design website Laura's art and class website In this week’s episode, Laura and Nikki interview Maria Brophy, the author of Art Money Success. Maria discusses her journey...

112 – Presenting your art business professionally

112 – Presenting your art business professionally

In this week’s episode, Laura and Nikki explore the basics of professionally presenting your art business - both online and in person. We cover everything from communication etiquette to curating your portfolio, creating artist statements and a consistent brand...

111 – Photographing your work

111 – Photographing your work

This week, Laura and Nikki do a deep dive into getting professional high resolution images of your artwork. Do you need a fancy camera or will a phone camera do? How do you prep your space and art for the best images? What are key things you should know before hitting...

110 – A New Year: Looking Back & Looking Forward

110 – A New Year: Looking Back & Looking Forward

Grab a cup of coffee (or bourbon) and join Laura and Nikki as they review what went well last year, what could have gone better, and what their plans are for the upcoming year – both for their personal/professional lives and for the Startist Society podcast!LISTEN AND...

109 – Unconventional Ways to Sell Your Art

109 – Unconventional Ways to Sell Your Art

In this episode, Laura and Nikki dive into the deep sea of art sales, but not in the way that you might think. They take you off the beaten path, exploring 12 unconventional, out-of-the-box methods to help you sell your art and turn your passion into profit. If you've...

108 – Closing the Creative Loop: Finishing What You Started

108 – Closing the Creative Loop: Finishing What You Started

We talk a lot about just getting started. But what about finishing? Do you have trouble finishing projects? Do you have a million half done or barely started projects lying around the studio?   Today, Nikki and Laura dive deep into the world of unfinished projects,...

107 – 3 Tips on Building an Audience with Charly Clements

107 – 3 Tips on Building an Audience with Charly Clements

Charly's Links Charly’s Website Charly's Instagram Charly’s Skillshare Classes Out of This World Portraits Can't get enough of startist society? Join Startist Society in our Facebook group Nikki's art and design website Laura's art and class website In our last...

106 – Building an Audience and Community with Charly Clements

106 – Building an Audience and Community with Charly Clements

Charly Clements is an illustrator and mentor who has built a thriving illustration business, licensing her art to amazing clients all around the world, and has taught tens of thousands of students through her online classes as a top teacher on Skillshare and through...

105 – Elli Milan’s Tips on Beating Perfectionism

105 – Elli Milan’s Tips on Beating Perfectionism

ELLI'S LINKS Elli’s Artist Website Elli’s Instagram Milan Art Institute Mastery Program Opens for enrollment the 1st – 3rd of each month! Art Social Unemployable: The Odyssey of an Artist by Elli Milan Milan Art Institute’s YouTube Milan Art Institute’s Instagram...

104 – Beating Perfectionism with Elli Milan

104 – Beating Perfectionism with Elli Milan

Can't get enough of startist society? Join Startist Society in our Facebook group Nikki's art and design website Laura's art and class website Today's guest is Elli Milan, an artist, author, educator, and founding owner of Milan Art Institute and Art Social – an...

103 – To Trend or Not to Trend

103 – To Trend or Not to Trend

Can't get enough of startist society? Join Startist Society in our Facebook group Nikki's art and design website Laura's art and class website A lot of us become artists because we want to express ourselves, we have something to say and sometimes we want to stand out...

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