Running a successful “soul first” business requires a raising of our little toddler self that wants to “permission” and wants to stay “safe”. Innovation and magic happens on the edges.

Understanding what it is about your biz that you love and want to share is a golden by-product of writing a manifesto.

Your visual branding isn’t about a logo or a set of colour choices – it’s the visual representation of your specific unique style of creation.

And THAT styleis tied directly to the core of the why you’re making art in the first place.

Hello and welcome to Art A&A number 19. I am Lezley Davidson with The Artist as Entrepreneur.com. Today I’d like to talk to you about artistic style. It’s a question that a lot of artists concern themselves with, especially in the beginning… A unique style, a personal style, what’s my style? I need to develop […]

Is fan art illegal? Can I still do it? What if I sell fan art? What is legal or illegal about fan art? Why would I risk fan art?

The Online Art Search If you missed part I, you can get that here. If you’re selling or planning on selling with an online storefront like Etsy or Red Bubble (or the myriad of others), it’s worth a look to do a search on their site to see what’s going to come up when regular […]

If you’ve ever thought of creating art products for the holiday season, now is the time to be doing the research for next year.

Today we’ll take a look at the work and story of several successful licensed artists. What I love is that they all have very unique styles and are quite different from one another. This a great visual example of the breadth and scope of difference there is in opportunity in art licensing. (I haven’t even […]

Today we talk about 5 things you should avoid in art licensing.