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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...

102 – How to Avoid Art Scams

102 – How to Avoid Art Scams

As artists who are putting ourselves and our work online hoping to make connections and sales, we can be really vulnerable to all kinds of scams, because we are being very optimistic in thinking that people are really interested in our art. It's important to be aware...

101 – Craft Your Elevator Pitch

101 – Craft Your Elevator Pitch

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 So why is it so hard for us to answer the question, "Oh, you're an artist. What do you do?" When that happens, do you freeze?...

100 – Celebrating 100 Episodes!

100 – Celebrating 100 Episodes!

Join Nikki and Laura and help us celebrate the huge milestone of our 100th episode! Listen in as we have a very chatty episode about our lives in the last few months, our art practices, our jobs, and the future of the podcast. You'll hear lots of talk about bourbon...

99 – Jennifer Long’s 5 Tips for Becoming a Fabric Designer

99 – Jennifer Long’s 5 Tips for Becoming a Fabric Designer

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 episode 98, we introduced you to Jennifer Long, who started with the dream of becoming a fabric designer for her favorite...

98 – Landing your dream Fabric Design Gig with Jennifer Long

98 – Landing your dream Fabric Design Gig with Jennifer Long

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 As we mentioned in the first of our accountability group series of episodes, most of our interviews have been with people who...

97 – Creating Collections

97 – Creating Collections

Whether you're a fine artist or a surface pattern designer, you may have heard about the importance of creating in collections. If you're at the start of your art journey, you may be creating a lot of one off pieces of art. So how do you go about starting to work in...

95 – Selling on Digital Marketplaces with Isabelle Wood

95 – Selling on Digital Marketplaces with Isabelle Wood

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 We've spoken many times about how we met in an accountability group for Bonnie Christine's Surface Design Immersion course....

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