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Creating a Beautifully Branded Instagram Part II: Your Photos & Feed

If you’re a creative entrepreneur, artist, maker, or blogger who wants to build a large following on Instagram, you’re in the right place! With over 600 million active monthly users, Instagram is one of the most popular, and powerful social media platforms.    I LOVE using Instagram for my art and creative online businesses, and currently have over 137,000 followers across 5 accounts (1800, 3800+, 4000+, 7600+, and 120,000.)   One thing I’ve learned from growing my…

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Creating a Beautifully Branded Instagram, Part I: Your Profile

If you’re a creative entrepreneur, artist, maker, or blogger who wants to build a large following on Instagram, you’re in the right place! With over 300 million users, Instagram is one of the most popular, and powerful social media platforms.    I myself am actively using Instagram for my art and creative online businesses, and currently have over 133,000 followers across 4 accounts (3300+, 4000+, 6700+, and 119,000+ respectively.)   One thing I’ve learned from…

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From Goal Setter to Goal Getter! A guide for transforming your resolutions into revolutions!

We’ve all been there: it’s the first day of the year and you feverishly write down some pretty arbitrary goals for yourself and/or your creative business for the year ahead. But by the end of the year (or, let’s face it, maybe by the end of January) those goals were swallowed up and forgotten by your long daily To Do list, life, and maybe even some new “shiny penny” goals. If you’ve set goals in…

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Artist Clair Bremner Making Passive Income With Her Art

When I first saw Clair Bremner’s abstract paintings, I was immediately smitten! So I’m completely honored that she was willing to be interviewed here on the Unlimited Creative about how she is making passive income with her art. Let’s meet Clair! Jules: Hi Clair… let’s start by getting to know you! Please tell us a bit about yourself… Clair: I live in a small town called Warburton which is about an hour and a half out of Melbourne,…

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80+ Hashtags for Artists

We all know that using hashtags when posting on Instagram is a great way to boost visibility and gain new followers. But deciding what hashtags to use, and how many, can seem fairly daunting. But it doesn’t have to be! To make it easier, I’ve put together this list of hashtags for artists: general art hashtags, as well as some broken down by artistic category. But first, let’s talk about how many hashtags you should be using….

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Artists Making Passive Income: Meet James McKenzie

Artist James McKenzie is a designer, illustrator and photographer. James is also the co-founder of Danger Horse, a fresh design studio in Melbourne, Australia. As a multi-disciplinary artist, James’s work is varied and vast. I’m happy that he took some time to answer my questions for this interview series, Artists Making Passive Income. Jules: First, please tell me a bit about yourself, ie. Where you live, any schooling, how long you’ve been making art, your favorite medium(s), favorite artists/influences, and…

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Make Your Art Stand Out With Mockups

As an artist that primarily sells her art online, I love working with mockups to set the scene for my art. I believe it helps potential art buyers to visualize my art in their homes. It also helps give them a sense of size and/or proportion. Here is an example of my art by itself and my art in a mockup scene:     As you can see, in the first photo, you can’t really tell…

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30+ (and growing) places for artists to make passive income online

No one wants to be a starving artist, and using print-on-demand sites are a way to make extra streams of passive income with your art. (Not sure what passive income is? Click here.) So I thought I’d put together a big list of places for artists to make passive income online. I know I talk a lot about Society 6 and RedBubble, because those are a couple of the largest print-on-demand websites where artists can sell…

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Artists Making Passive Income: Meet La Scarlatte (Pauline Teunissen)

Combining pencil and ink, flora and fauna, freelance illustrator La Scarlatte (Pauline Teunissen) creates beautiful works of art. I first saw her work on Society6, and immediately was smitten. I’m honored that she took the time for this interview series, Artists Making Passive Income. Jules: First, please tell me a bit about yourself, ie. Where you live, any schooling, how long you’ve been making art, your favorite medium(s), favorite artists/influences, and when you started to sell…

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Artists Making Passive Income: Meet Tracie Andrews

In my journey to find and interview artists making passive income, I found Tracie Andrews. Her work is a bit eclectic — from patterns to portraits to pop culture and beyond — but her style really stands out, and I’m so happy to be interviewing her today! One of the most interesting things I learned from this interview is that Tracie does very little in the way of social media, and she doesn’t (yet) have…

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