Passionate Painter Podcast's Interview with Crista Cloutier

Use Your Creative Voice to Master Your Art Career

I was recently interviewed on the Passionate Painter Podcast about how to use your creative voice to build your art business. I shared a lot of information that I thought might serve you, so I’m sharing the link here. The host, Caroline Italia Carlson, asked some really great questions. Our conversation included: The biggest career …

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How To Be An Artist

I often get asked how to work as an artist by people who feel stuck in their lives. They feel a sense of creativity and a desire to make, but they don’t know how to get the art into the world. Why does that happen for some people but not others? Is it luck? Is …

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How to sell art online

Selling Your Art Online

Have you ever noticed how people talk about selling art online as if it’s easy? Post it, pin it, tweet it or link it and VOILA!  The sales! The acclaim! The thousands of followers! But it’s quite not that easy, is it? I am here to tell you that just because selling art online is …

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Overcoming Overwhelm

I recently suffered a crisis. My relationships weren’t connecting, my creativity wasn’t flowing. I was overwhelmed and overwrought. It felt like the work was stagnant and it became a battle to get through all the stuff that needed to be done. Have you ever felt like this? In times of crisis, I look for those …

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Organization for Artists

I don’t know about you, but I’d much rather hang out with The Muse and make stuff than create an inventory. I think we can all agree on that. But anyone can chase inspiration, that’s the fun part. To put the ‘work’ into your practice, you’ve got to slog through the hard stuff. Like it …

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The Artist’s Dance

We all know artists who do incredible work, but fail to achieve their professional goals. It’s tragic and feels unfair. At the same time, I’ll bet you can also name several artists who enjoy great commercial success, they’re achieving professional goals – yet their work leaves you scratching your head and wondering why? Why them? …

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How to Price Art

Are You Pricing Your Art Wrong? Knowing how to price your art can be really intimidating. Trust me I know. It’s one of the things that artists ask me about the most. Do you price your art in the same way that a lot of other artists do? Are you so traumatized by the very …

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How Artists Find Their Brand

“It’s really easy to work as an artist!” said no one, ever. Most artists are really challenged when it comes to marketing their own work. Are you? Maybe you can’t place your finger on what your style is? Maybe you play in more than one medium? It’s difficult to package something that feels so elusive …

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