Artist Resources

Do you really need your own website as an Artist? And, Why We Love Squarespace

Do you really need your own website as an Artist? And, Why We Love Squarespace

Do artists really need their own sites vs. Etsy or other third party sites?

While third party sites like Etsy or Society6 can be helpful just starting out, we STRONGLY advise you build your own independent site to provide your audience with a controlled, branded experience that’s only about you and your work— there is a lot of power in that approach.

Photography Tips for Sharing Art on Instagram

Photography Tips for Sharing Art on Instagram

We’ve gathered our top photography tips for artists, especially with Instagram in mind!

As an artist on Instagram, the photographs on your feed hold power-- your ideal client’s first impression of you and your work.

Instagram is a visual platform (which is why it works so well for visual artists!) but that also means the photography featuring you and your work is the most crucial element to successfully building a brand and marketing your work.

Take the time, make the effort — and these tips can help!

Our Favorite Tools for Instagram

Our Favorite Tools for Instagram

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, and has been most pivotal for growing our business and reaching full-time incomes. It’s has been so crucial to our success, we devoted an entire Foundation Course in The Studio Source Membership devoted purely to our IG Strategies!

Today, we’ve gathered our top app recommendations that we use to help elevate our IG accounts, and make our lives easier!

Top Tax Deductions for Artists

Top Tax Deductions for Artists

Tax season is upon us and as artists this can be a puzzling topic. You’re working and earning money from your art and you’re buying supplies to keep your business running… but what does that mean exactly?

Sounds like it’s time to start talking about taxes and bookkeeping. If that instantly makes your heart start beating faster, take a deep breath. We’re here to begin demystifying this topic and help you feel empowered by learning about your business’s numbers.

Ready to get this conversation started? Let’s start with an easy checklist of those seemingly obvious but often overlooked deductions that you probably use every single day without even realizing it!

How to Sell Art Online: The Studio Source Framework

How to Sell Art Online: The Studio Source Framework

The Studio Source Framework is a hub to teach how to market and sell art online, take control of your work, and shift your mindset into entrepreneur mode to successfully market your work and build a profitable business— with a supportive, like-minded community there to cheer you on and guide you all along the way.

We’ve broken down our system into a step-by-step, bite-by-bite process to selling artwork online. We know it can be a little overwhelming when you are just starting out, unsure where to begin, and trying to do ALL the things. We hope this outline can give you some clarity on where to start and the steps to take!