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Why make your own wedding dress? So, you’re engaged. Or perhaps someone very close to you has just gotten engaged, and wedding preparations have slowly but surely begun to take over everyone’s lives. Whether your wedding is going to be big or small, in the autumn/winter or summer/spring, the dress is one feature that must […]

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Are you one of those people that peruses different fabrics with awe, wishing you could create your own designs by printing photos on fabric, but often fear that you lack the skills to do so? If this sounds like you, then don’t fret. I am here to tell you two things. Firstly, you’re not alone. […]

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What is leather? It is safe to assume that everyone knows what is leather and most of us have at least one item of clothing or accessory that is made of leather. Derived from the hide of animals, leather is one of the oldest materials known to man and is used for making clothes, shoes, accessories, furniture, […]

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personal branding tips for artists

It’s worth braving the crowds at the British Museum to see ‘Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave’ this summer. Aside from the insights into Japanese culture and image-making, there’s a lot of personal branding tips for artists to learn and how to make a living from your art. This is so relevant to modern creative practice. Hokusai’s broad […]

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When you are trying to establish your design brand, your logo is key. You, therefore, don’t want anyone else to pinch your amazing logo design. Knowing how to copyright a logo and how to trademark it is an integral step when it comes to setting up your design brand, and we’re here to help you […]

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how to get featured

If you’ve visited us online recently, you may have noticed that we look a bit different. Your eyes do not deceive you: we’ve got a full, top to bottom makeover in order to put YOU, our artists, at the forefront of our website. It’s now easier than ever to get discovered as an artist on […]

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how to set up a pop up store

As an emerging designer, one of the best ways to get some sure-fire exposure is holding a pop up store. Whether you’re selling printed clothing, accessories, art prints, or originals, showcasing your brand and presenting your talent is an effective way to market yourself. Gain sales, customer loyalty, and brand recognition with our simple guide […]

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facebook tips for artists

As an artist, you may think that Instagram is the only social media platform worth your time. It’s aesthetically focused, fosters niche communities, and offers users a lot of creative inspiration. In a nutshell, it’s an artist’s haven. But Facebook, when used right, can be an effective marketing tool to promote your brand and artwork.   Skeptical? Understandable. […]

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followers into returning customers

It’s the millennial dream; turning your creative passion into a viable career path. Tons of artists and designers are striving for this, and although it can be difficult to keep the momentum, there are ways to keep those sales coming in through your content and marketing. We’ve gathered our top 6 ways to turn your […]

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sell pattern designs online

Patterns have become all the rage recently. Gone are the days where classic patterns were reserved for curtains and carpets; now that ‘retro’ is one of the newest trends, what a time to be alive for those pattern designers out there. But how do you get set up to sell pattern designs online? Jump on […]