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How does creativity shape our lives? Through interviews with artists, makers, creators and general lovers of life, we will explore how creativity has helped them to carve out a unique and fulfilling life. This is a great resource for creatives in any field, of any ability, from professional to hobbyist. Ultimately though, this a life affirming podcast that we hope will inspire you to pursue your own ideas and dreams, whatever they may be! We explore these peoples personal paths to where they ...
 
The story of success can be messy, but messy in the interesting part! We’re going to dive into the success stories of artists, particularly those of women, People of Color, and LGBTQIA+ folks; voices we need to hear more of in the world. I hope these stories inspire you to keep going down your own creative path. We’re here to tell you you don't need permission to exist and create. You may not be a success story yet, but all stories start somewhere. Let’s take a look into the world of creativ ...
 
Ready to leave your 9-5 but don’t know how? Wondering what it takes to scale a creative business and make consistent income? Want to hear from the biggest creative brands on how they built their businesses? The Jenna Rainey Show is packed full of tangible and impactful tools for starting and building a thriving business. Hosted by best-selling author and creative powerhouse Jenna Rainey, this podcast is a peek into tactical strategies behind social media, pricing, negotiating, creativity and ...
 
Are fear and procrastination keeping you from making progress in your art business? Artists Laura Lee Griffin and Nikki May believe strongly in the power of community, accountability, following your intuition, taking small actionable steps, and breaking down the barriers that keep you "stuck". The Startist Society will inspire you to stop getting in your own way and start building an art biz and life that you love. Follow along with us on our creative business journey as we encourage you on ...
 
Whether you're looking for inspiration for your art or understand how to profit from it, you've come to the right place. You’ll learn the practical strategies you need to learn to sell your art plus develop a confident mindset in order to succeed. Not only is profiting from your passion possible but it’s also common. We dive into topics such as social media marketing, selling art online as well as shifting your mindset to banish your inner critic and overcome impostor syndrome and beat starv ...
 
The Art Business Podcast is a weekly show hosted by Melanie Greenwood, founder of Vision City Design Studio. This podcast is perfect if you are a fine artist, illustrator, designer or hand letterer and you want to sell your art online, market your art on social media, make passive income and build a successful art selling brand. As a graphic designer herself, Melanie offers valuable insights into how she built her design studio, sold thousands of art pieces to customers all over the world an ...
 
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Laura and Nikki interview Stacie Bloomfield, a perfect example of a Startist. Stacie has been creating artwork for brands and products around the world since 2009. Today we learn more about how her illustration business, Gingiber, went from an Etsy start to the thriving company that exists today. Gingiber has had products sold in over 800 stores, a…
 
Today, I've invited Ciara Gilmore to The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about creating online art classes. In this podcast, you will discover... How to pivot your art business in a pandemic How to build confidence as an artist and business woman Key pointers on how to launch your first online art class For full show notes, go to sc…
 
Laura and Nikki interview Laura's talented friend Miranda van den Heuvel. Miranda is an intuitive painter and creative life coach living in Luxembourg. The founder of Create and Connect, she loves to inspire change through creativity. As a life coach, she inspires people to go from reacting to creating their lives. As an artist, she likes to draw p…
 
Today, I've invited Paulina Lopez to The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about overcoming objections! In this podcast, you will discover... The 3 most common objections you'll most likely hear... and what to do about them Why you should only ask others for opinions and not permission How your money stories are probably sabotaging yo…
 
In this final instalment of the Moaner Lisa, Martin and I tackle some of the questions sent in by listeners prior to recording. We tackle some interesting topics; sharing our opinions on the best way to sell your artwork, exposure, and we also give some background into our own artistic influences. Find me at: www.tomshepherdart.com Instagram/tomshe…
 
Jennifer Davis is a Cleveland-based painter, writer, mom, wife, and as authentic as they come. Jennifer paints what pops into her soul and focuses primarily on black culture and what it means to exist in black bodies, with emphasis on black women and girls. She’ll discuss with Fran what some of the obstacles are for mothers and for women of color w…
 
Laura and Nikki introduce you to Hannah Cole, an artist, educator, and founder of Sunlight Tax. Hannah educates fellow artists about taxes and money because she believes creative people are the empathy builders of our culture and when they're financially secure and empowered, they can make bigger, bolder work that will fix our broken world. Her fla…
 
Today, I've invited Dawn Trimble to The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about how one artist went from struggling artist to sold out collections! In this podcast, you will discover... Why you’re not alone in your self doubt Why you can’t get “there” from “here” Practical takeaways that you can start applying today For full show note…
 
In this episode I explore questions around niches – what are they? How do you find one? Are they important? With the help of some challenging questions that I pose at the start, you may find it easier to investigate your motives for choosing a niche. Alongside some gentle introspection, I discuss how marketing can be developed around a niche, and a…
 
Frances talks podcasting and more with Julie Fisk, co-host of Haunted AF which was her pivot after decades of working in radio. She’ll talk about how hard it was being a woman in the radio industry. Check out Julie’s spooky podcast at www.hauntedaf.com www.studiofran.com - and go check out her jewelry while you're at it. www.lookatuspodcast.com Ins…
 
Laura and Nikki discuss whether or not blogs are still relevant for artists. They talk about the history of blogging, how both the reading and writing of blogs have changed over the years, and admit to being less than stellar bloggers in the past! Think you should be blogging? Listen to this episode to hear all the reasons they think you should. TO…
 
Today, I've invited Michael Schein to join me on The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about generating HYPE for your art! In this podcast, you will discover... Learn how to build a following of like-minded people Discover how to draw attention to your art by tapping into people’s outrage Radiate an air of relentless energy For full s…
 
In this episode I speak with writer and artist Scott Burdick about a wide range of topics; some that you wouldn’t expect to hear in an art podcast! But as the podcast goes on it becomes clear that these are the topics that Scott addresses heavily throughout his work, both written and painted. We begin with a little insight into Scott’s history, how…
 
Today, I've invited Selena Soo to The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about publicity for artists (even if you’re a shy, introverted artist). In this podcast, you will discover... How to overcome your own fears of visibility Why publicity is so important for artists You’ll learn 3 tips that will increase your courage muscle to get y…
 
In this episode, Nikki and Laura talk about the impact of overthinking on your business and your life. From analysis paralysis to fear of making the wrong choice, you'll hear what they tend to overthink and recommendations for getting out of the overthinking cycle! TOPICS DISCUSSED: Analysis paralysis (1:36) Maximizers vs. satisficers (2:00) Nikki …
 
Today, I've invited John Lee Dumas to The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about the Common Path to Uncommon Success. In this podcast, you will discover... Why either you control your schedule or your schedule controls you Why selling art is like playing golf Why being a perfectionist is another word for coward For full show notes, g…
 
If you are thinking about going to an art college, you have to listen to this podcast. Way Singleton talks to Fran about his experiences as a black man in the animation world. Way talks about being one of the hosts of Black N’ Animated, a podcast about the struggles of representation of people of color in animation. They’ll discuss an interesting t…
 
In this episode, Laura and Nikki talk about all the different ways they find inspiration for their art. From journaling and mind maps to getting outside in nature, and viewing other artists’ work, they provide tons of ideas and resources for creative inspiration. TOPICS DISCUSSED: Laura's new Skillshare class - Copic Marker Essentials: Coloring Tec…
 
Today, I've invited Shaun Roney back to The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about why you’re still playing it small. In this podcast, you will discover... Why your fear of success is holding you back How to overcome your fears of visibility Why getting uncomfortable is the currency for your dreams For full show notes, go to schulman…
 
Onah Indigo is a woman warrior, producer, songwriter, musical storyteller, and performer who isn’t afraid to face an audience armed with only her accordion, Bella, and a heart full of song. Her passion is to celebrate diversity by amplifying extraordinary voices to form a deeper understanding and connection that promotes equal opportunity for all. …
 
In this next instalment of the Moaner Lisa, Martin and I continue to discuss social media. We highlight the importance for encouragement and kindness, then go on to decipher the difference between critiquing and criticism. Following on from this, we tackle one of the questions we were asked surrounding social media content curation, before finally …
 
Laura and Nikki talk about mental health, specifically about what happens when you get into a creative funk, feeling uninspired or unmotivated to create. They discuss how this shows up for each of them and some different approaches you can take to try to get past it. TOPICS DISCUSSED: The impact of isolation during a pandemic (0:57) How creative fu…
 
Today, I've invited Jacquette Timmons to The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about the emotional side of money. In this podcast, you will discover... Why you don't manage your money... you manage your choices. Goals are the portrait of the future you want to create. We have a part to play in the manifestation of our blessing. For fu…
 
Meet Cath Brew, an illustrator and so much more! As an illustrator and storyteller, Cath portrays and educates about marginalized experiences for positive change - with a focus on identity, belonging, and expat life. She is the author/illustrator of “Living Elsewhere,” with 100 cartoons about what it’s like to live a global life. Visit these places…
 
In this episode I cover a few of the different methods I use as income streams, whilst highlighting the importance of being flexible to suit your needs, as the artist. I begin by talking through the various ways of selling artwork, both through online avenues, as well as in person. Touching on a couple of alternative options out there, such as Wix …
 
And that's a wrap on season 1 of the Jenna Rainey Show! It's been an amazing first year debuting this podcast show with just over 85 episodes and loads of amazing guests. Thanks for listening and for all the stellar reviews. Until next time, come hang out with me on Instagram @jennarainey and on the blog at https://jennarainey.com. I've got a lot o…
 
Being an influencer might not be what you think! In this episode, I invited my good friend—and one of my favorite people to follow on Instagram—to be on the show. It's Jeannette Ogden from @shutthekaleup! Jeannette's account is all about nutrition, wellness, fitness, and mom-things. We talk about what it's like to work with brands, how to get colla…
 
Nikki and Laura are excited to introduce you to startist, Trupti Karjinni! Trupti is an internationally-recognized artist and creative entrepreneur from Belgaum, India. She wears the hats of a painter, paintmaker, and educator. She is the creator of Thrive With Trupti, a membership and community where she teaches watercolor enthusiasts the skills a…
 
Today, I've invited Jeffrey Madoff to The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about creative careers! In this podcast, you will discover... How to be smart about your hustle Why the genius is in the edit How to create a long-lasting career on your own terms For full show notes, go to schulmanart.com/128 ++++++++++++++++++++ 🎉FREE GOODIE…
 
Joe Bauer is an Emmy-winning visual effects supervisor who has worked on Game of Thrones, Elf, and The Mandalorian among other really cool movies and tv, not to mention Star Trek! Find out how he made it out of Springfield, Missouri to Hollywood. Joe talks to Fran about persistence, problem-solving, and creating your own path. He is also one heck o…
 
Strategic email marketing is one of the most engaging and cost-effective ways to build personal, profitable relationships with your customers. Let that process for a minute. Email marketing is HUGE. So why you should have an email list? What is my favorite strategy? How did it save my business? Tune in and find out. Episode show notes: https://jenn…
 
Nikki and Laura discuss the challenges that introverts face in developing their art business and offer some tips to help. TOPICS DISCUSSED What does it mean to be an introvert or extrovert? (0:48) What if you're both? (1:54) How do you know which you are? (5:00) How does being one or the other impact your art business? (7:03) Laura shares a story a…
 
Being that it’s Black History month, we’re talking about the rise of the black portrait artist. In this podcast, you will discover... 10 Black Portrait Artists You Should Know For full show notes, go to schulmanart.com/127 ++++++++++++++++++++ 🎉FREE GOODIES!🎉 Don't forget to check out the Inspiration Place goodie bag. Go pick up your party favor ov…
 
In this episode, Fran meets Heidi Latsky, a professional dancer and she shares the highs and lows of a lifetime of experience in the dance world. Heidi Latsky Dance is NYC’s largest physically-integrated, contemporary dance company whose mission is to redefine beauty through performance and discourse. HLD has incorporated performers with disabiliti…
 
In this mini episode we briefly discuss how the digital media has affected communities before moving on to describing our own digital realities. We then dive headfirst into the three A’s of social media – authenticity, accessibility and addiction. Please note: This episode contains the occasional expletive. Find me at: www.tomshepherdart.com Instag…
 
This one's for all you designers out there who want to start—or grow!—a thriving stationery business. I started my business 8 years ago as a stationery designer and after 5 wonderful years of amazing clients, I decided to shift my focus and sell the company. During those 5 years I learned SO much. I had no formal training or experience so I basical…
 
Laura and Nikki talk about whether or not it’s necessary to go to art school to be a professional artist. They share their different experiences related to art school and other types of art and creative business education. TOPICS DISCUSSED Nikki’s art school experience (1:29) Individual Teacher’s Online classes (7:17) Free mini-courses/lessons (10:…
 
Today, we’re going behind the scenes of what I’m working on! In this podcast, you will discover... I'll reveal my 4 big initiatives for the first quarter of 2021. Why it isn’t always rainbows and daisies... I’ll get real. I'll go behind the scenes on how a book is made and sold to publishers. For full show notes, go to schulmanart.com/126 +++++++++…
 
Dusty Fohs really knows digital marketing because he was doing it before SEO was even a thing! He tells Frances Cadora how his path led him from Brazil to Silicon Valley. Frances gets him to talk about some of the secrets of marketing a business and especially how to market in the business of art. Find out about his latest project helping authors g…
 
Did you know that there is a whole lot of strategy involved in writing descriptions for your products or services so that it reaches more eyes? And it applies to a wide range of e-commerce platforms including Etsy, Shopify, SquareSpace, Creative Market...anywhere you list your products (or services in some cases!). So in this episode I want to give…
 
Laura and Nikki admit their art supply addiction, talk about some of their favorite supplies, discuss how to deal with supply overwhelm, and commit to embarrassing themselves with photos of their ridiculous collections! They give some advice they really need to learn to take themselves. Laura and Nikki admit to being art supply addicts (0:50) Laura…
 
Today, we’re talking all about why being a mother can be an asset to your art career. Now this is something I’ve always believed for myself, so I was a little surprised when I was recently interviewed on someone else’s podcast and the conversation turned to motherhood. In this podcast, you will discover... How my first trimester miscarriage shaped …
 
Join Frances Cadora as she talks shop with another professional jewelry maker, her friend, Danielle Hughes. They reminisce about falling in love with the art of metalsmithing at SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design), flirting with photography, and when will the kids go back to school? Danielle is a parent maneuvering the challenges of raising a…
 
In this mini-episode we tackle one of the burning questions of the year… is art essential? Please note: this episode contains the occasional expletive. Find me at: www.tomshepherdart.com Instagram/tomshepherdartist www.patreon.com/TomShepherdArt YouTube - TomShepherd Art facebook.com/TomShepherdArt/ Find Martin at: Instagram/avelingartworks www.pat…
 
In this short mini-episode we discuss the flip side of commission work, whilst dipping our toes into the topic of ‘should we do work for free?’ and the exposure trap! Please note: this episode contains the occasional expletive. Find me at: www.tomshepherdart.com Instagram/tomshepherdartist www.patreon.com/TomShepherdArt YouTube - TomShepherd Art fa…
 
Have you thought about taking your hobby or side gig and making a living out of your creative creative? Do you have doubts, concerns, fears about taking the leap? You're not alone. I've been there and my guest on this episode has some insights and inspiration to share. Jeffrey Madoff is the founder of Madoff productions in New York City. His compan…
 
Laura and Nikki are thrilled to introduce you to their first Startist Society guest, Shannon McNab! Shannon McNab is a left-handed, left-brained surface designer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her love of both art and numbers has allowed her to license and sell over 75 designs in just the past 4 years, working with brands like Party City, Cl…
 
Raise your hand if you want more visibility for your art (without paid advertising)! Do you feel like there's a lot of competition out there and it's hard to stand out sometimes? That’s what we’re talking about today! In this podcast, you will discover... How to build a huge audience for your art Why you should stop wasting time finding the perfect…
 
In this short episode I chat with fellow artist, and friend Martin Aveling. Martin and I recently spent some time chatting about 'all things art' and have entitled this mini-series the 'Moaner Lisa'. This episode focuses primarily on how to deal with creative blocks - what are they? and how do we deal with them? Find me at: www.tomshepherdart.com I…
 
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