As I mentioned in my previous video on the One Fantastic Week YouTube channel, I managed to sustain a (thankfully mild) injury because I was drawing in a way that was unhealthy for my body. I don’t want you to end up in my place or worse, so I’m about to introduce you to an amazing and relatively inexpensive product that I feel is a real game changer for me.Read More
In this post, I'll talk about what I know regarding content and what makes decent content.
How to generate maximum content: Take lots of photos during the process of creating the piece. From sketch to finish, photograph it in decent light (I can talk about image editing apps at a later time but taking a decent photograph is the first step). It can be taken with a phone, considering it's not going to be viewed larger than, say, an iPad screen. But you still want to at least try for a relatively decent image. Set up your phone to be able to take a few videos, or if you have the capability, film the entire process. These videos will be chopped and shredded and used up until it's compost! But videos are the best content on Instagram. IG loves videos and will push it to the top of your followers timelines.Read More
Instagram provides a free marketing platform for visual content creators. The days of advertising executives making all the decisions is over.
This is GREAT news for creators. It means that we have a free stage and a free bullhorn with which to bring an audience to our art.
"Ok great. So how do I fight the algorithm?" -you, maybe.Read More
Hashtags. They are crucial in reaching new followers on Instagram and there are millions of hashtags out there. How do you know which hashtags are good? How do you know if a hashtag is effective?
Here are some tips on how to maximize your use of Hashtags on Instagram…Read More
Hey everyone! I've had a recent surge of growth on my Instagram and have had a lot of questions about how this happened. I thought an overview blog post would be beneficial to some of you! As a follow-up, I will be getting more in-depth for each of the Cs.Read More
Being an artist is hard. Figuring out your style, finding your audience, choosing your path. There are a lot of resources out there to help us figure the art game out, but I think one of the best free resources that everyone has access to are… hashtag challenges.Read More