Classes | TCC Handmade Classes

Making a living as an Artist

Making a living as an Artist - from teaching, creative partnerships to being published. You have been working hard on your creative business and are setup online. Now it’s time to find alternative ways to make a living doing what you LOVE. I’ll share my strategies and secrets on how to build your business and brand through teaching and creative partnerships. Plus, I'll give you an overview of my experiences writing two mixed media craft books and the components to writing a #1 best selling book. Here’s an overview of the workshop topics:
  • Teaching - numerous strategies for Spreading the LOVE building your brand through teaching, demos and
  • speaking engagements
  • E-course creation - creating and promoting online courses and digital products
  • writing a craft/art book - the process from research, initial concept to writing and promoting your book. I’ll talk about book tours, events
  • creative partnerships - writing articles, working with publishers and product manufacturers. I’ll talk about the numerous ways to develop relationships for product sponsorships working with manufacturers, developing creative partnerships,
  • creative marketing road map - plans, resources and strategies to encourage you to be successful in your creative endeavors. Ideas for your visual and written plan of action to market your art and build your creative business.
Students should bring to class:
  • A sketch book or journal
  • Pen/pencil
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive - glue stick or Scotch/Tombow roller double sided adhesive)

Additional materials fee: $20.00

DISCOVERING Y.O.U. workbook and creativity kit:
  • a 30+ page workbook with stickers/labels/tags
  • collage sheets
  • creative worksheets
  • plus use of misc. creative art supplies
DREAM BIG art journal kit - this is an optional collage kit, it will be available for purchase for $30.