Resources

Panama Dream, acrylic on canvas, by Mary Gow (SOLD)

Panama Dream, 16 x 16, by Mary Gow (SOLD)

Inspiration and guidance comes from many sources. These are exceptional resources – check them out and see if they resonate with you!

THE BUSINESS OF BEING AN ARTIST:

The Abundant Artist

Art Biz Blog

Empty Easel

Mark McGuinness: The Creative Pathfinder

BUY/SELL ART, PRINT ON DEMAND:
Imagekind.com (you can see my art there)

ONLINE SOFTWARE TRAINING:
Lynda.com

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.

WHERE YOUR IMAGES ARE APPEARING ON THE INTERNET:

TinEye – use the reverse image search feature

BOOKS

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

INSPIRATIONAL BLOGS:

Marie Forleo’s Marie TV

Early to Rise

Darren Daily


Martha Beck

HOW TO’S OF BUSINESS, ESPECIALLY INTERNET BUSINESS:

Jeff Walker

Pat Flynn’s Smart Passive Income

Internet Business Mastery

John Chow

James Altucher

This list keeps growing so check back!