The Month Of Elul: A Time For Apologies

Read more about Rosh HaShanah at TheArtistJournal.ca!

I thought long and hard about everyone I’ve wronged and could have treated better, only to realize the biggest apology I need to make is to Myself…

How To Prepare Yourself For Taking On New Design Clients

Taking on new clients can be a dream for fresh freelancers… or a dreaded endeavour for the inexperienced. But what if you knew what to ask these higher-paying clients? I’m going to share how I started asserting my worth as an artist and exactly what to cover with your new client to give them the best product possible!

Questions To Ask Yourself When Trying To Nail Down Your Niche + Why You Need To Envision Your Success

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As artists and creative people, it can be easy to forget why we began creating in the first place. It can so easily feel like you’re talking into the vacuum of space, posting all your hard work into a black hole. So how you do get noticed? I’m going to tell you how!

The Best Way To Spend Your Time As A Creative Business Owner

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Before I started this project, I really had no clue what I did in a day…

Why Instagram Stats Are Ruining Your Artwork

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My best tips for dealing with “posting anxiety” as an artist on Instagram: Creative and emotional people: Don’t look at your statistics! There’s a new phrase I’ve heard recently, as I was speaking with a friend and colleague about social media management — and mainly the stress of constantly creating content. After a while, we… Continue reading Why Instagram Stats Are Ruining Your Artwork

How Artists Can Use Their Art To Improve Their Self-Care Routine

To bring back balance to my days, I’ve been making an effort to incorporate my creativity in my self-care routine.
Winter can be a difficult time of year for everyone — whether it be loneliness or stress . Some extra self-care during your daily life will help you enjoy more happy moments.

How To Keep Working On Your Art When You’re Burnt-Out

Winter is known to worsen our mental health (or “steal your spoons”, as I like to say) — between the pressure of holidays and the physical stress of the cold, it’s easy to lose track of ourselves. That’s why I want to talk about prioritizing self-care and self-compassion this time of year.

Why Artists Need To Consider Live-Streaming And Video Content for 2020

Social media posts with video receive 48% more views than images alone!

After trying live-streaming art on Instagram; presenting myself on my strongest platform didn’t yield the results I wanted, the video quality I expected, or the video access I was promised.
Live-streaming works as venue to promote yourself without feeling like you’re selling yourself constantly across social media.
My ultimate goal with live-streaming is to gain a more regular income while authentically connecting with people online who share my interests and enjoy my work. I also want my Twitch to be an online safe-space for other LGBTQ+ folx on the internet to hang out and listen to banging’ tunes.
Read more about why I started live-streaming for my followers!

My Top 10 Free Apps I Actually Use For My Online Art Business

Read about what live-streaming is and how it boosted my art at The Artist Journal.ca

I’m here to help you get the most out of your Tablet experience, artist-to-artist, for free.
I’ve been using an iPad Pro since I began working for myself, back in 2016. It was the first investment I had ever made in my business, ever. It was a big deal!
I’m going to share what this amazing machine is capable of and the best, easiest ways to use it.

A Minimalist Tidying Up With Mari Kondo

Transform your space into a peaceful place in only 2 days!

Overjoyed Sunday evening, I was rid of the two dozen sketchbooks I had been standing knee-deep in. I was taken aback at my car trunk full of baggage I didn’t know I had. The most important thing to me was shaking off my minimalist Imposter syndrome. I did what I set out to do, accomplished many of my personal goals, and am eager to see the ongoing impact of tidying up.