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Business Plan for Creatives: Build Your Brand and Career

A course by Lizzie Snow , Visual Artist

Visual Artist. Auckland, New Zealand.
Joined June 2020

Turn your art, design, or creativity into your career by learning to create a brand, and apply the principles of business planning, marketing, and strategy to achieve your goals.

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  • 99% positive reviews (100)
  • 5693 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Turn your art, design, or creativity into your career by learning to create a brand, and apply the principles of business planning, marketing, and strategy to achieve your goals.

A course by Lizzie Snow

The road to becoming a professional artist is rockier than most, but with planning and vision, you can pave the way for a smooth journey. As a self-made visual artist who specializes in mandalas, Lizzie Snow has embraced this philosophy in both her career and her creations, collaborating with brands like

In this online course, she teaches you how to turn your creative passion into a full-time profession. Learn the ins and out of the art industry as you build a detailed business plan with practical goals and actionable steps to achieve them. Lay the foundations for your personal brand and launch your artistic career with confidence.

If you’d like to learn how to create mandalas like Lizze, check out her previous courses: The Art of Mandala Drawing: Create Geometric Patterns and Painting Acrylic Mandalas with Professional Techniques

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 53 downloads

Influences
5 minutes, 24 seconds
Exploring Our Options
13 minutes, 28 seconds
Wearing Multiple Hats
10 minutes, 34 seconds
  • 99% positive reviews (100)
  • 5693 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 43m)
  • 53 additional resources (30 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a detailed business plan with achievable goals to launch your career as an artist.

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who wants to transform their art into a full-time career, as well as established artists interested in learning more about the industry.

Requirements and materials

All you need is a way to complete the worksheets and write your business plan, whether that’s on paper or a digital device.


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Lizzie Snow

A course by Lizzie Snow

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Visual Artist

Lizzie Snow is a visual artist based in New Zealand and Canada. With a wide online following, Lizzie is known by her artist name, fortyonehundred. By the time she graduated from university, she had already become a full-time artist with a number of exhibitions, international commissions, collaborations, and her own online shop.

Her work is inspired by fractals and patterns found throughout nature. Lizzie has collaborated with brands like Apple, Lululemon, Converse, Peugeot, Topshop, Blunt Umbrellas, Roy Henry Vickers, AllBirds, Whittaker’s, and more. She has also done a number of solo and group exhibitions throughout New Zealand, Canada, and the UK.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Our Options as Artists: When and How

    • Historical and Modern Art Careers
    • Exploring Our Options
    • A Realistic Look at the Artist Lifestyle
  • U3

    Setting up Your Art Business: What and Who

    • Goal Setting: Your Art, Your Vision
    • Wearing Multiple Hats
    • Discovering Your Customers and Collectors
    • Business and Branding Setup
    • Physical Setup and Start-up Costs
  • U4

    Marketing Your Art: Why and Where

    • Your Message, Artist Statement, and Artist Biography
    • Digital Marketing
    • Traditional Media
  • U5

    Making a Living: What and How

    • Multiple Streams of Income
    • Figuring out the Finances
    • Taking Action and Making Plans
  • FP

    Final project

    • Business Plan for Artists: Build Your Career

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

  • Certificates
    Plus

    If you're a Plus member, get a custom certificate signed by your teacher for every course. Share it on your portfolio, social media, or wherever you like.

  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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    Domestika curates its teacher roster and produces every course in-house to ensure a high-quality online learning experience.


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All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Business Plan for Creatives: Build Your Brand and Career. Marketing, and Business course by Lizzie Snow Best seller

Business Plan for Creatives: Build Your Brand and Career

A course by Lizzie Snow
Visual Artist. Auckland, New Zealand.
Joined June 2020
  • 99% positive reviews (100)
  • 5693 students