Inspiration and guidance comes from many sources. These are exceptional resources – check them out and see if they resonate with you!
ON THE BUSINESS OF BEING AN ARTIST:
Mark McGuinness of 21st Century Creative provides you with a free 26 Week Guide to Success as a Creative Professional here: The Creative Pathfinder
Flora Bowley offers some excellent online workshops/courses.
Courses for a wide range of creatives at:
ENJOY FREE CREATIVE WORKSHOPS IN REAL-TIME
CreativeLIVE.com – This site has grown extensively, especially in the last year. It started with a focus on photography and now covers helpful topics for any creative professional. You can choose from six or so different free courses on any day! A plethora of useful workshops such as “Personal Branding for Creative Professionals,” “Mastering People Skills,” and “Inside the Studio of Anne Geddes.” Courses are available for sale DURING workshops at a discounted price, and for a higher price after airing.
FIND OUT WHERE YOUR IMAGES ARE APPEARING ON THE INTERNET:
TinEye – use the reverse image search feature
The Art Spirit, by Robert Henri. Notes, articles, fragments of letters and talks to students, bearing on the concept and technique of picture making, the study of art generally, and on appreciation. Compiled by Margery Ryerson
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?, by Seth Godin
The Artist’s Way, A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity, by Julia Cameron
Taking the Leap, by Cay Lang
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Crush It! Why NOW is the Time to Cash in on Your Passion, by Gary Vaynerchuk
Enchantment, The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions, by Guy Kawasaki
Do the Work, by Steven Pressfield
Marie Forleo’s Marie TV
HOW TO’S OF BUSINESS, ESPECIALLY INTERNET BUSINESS:
Pat Flynn’s Smart Passive Income
This list keeps growing so check back!