Watercolor Archives - This Creative Nest Blog

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Let’s get right to it – you know that if you’re a watercolor artist with a dream of creating art for a living, then I’m going to encourage you to follow that dream! I’m always here pumping out weekly tips, guides, checklists and more to help you go from part-time hobbyist to full-fledged creative business […]

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The Seasonal Etsy Shop Refresh First impressions are everything, right?! If it’s been a while since you checked in on your shop’s initial appearance, don’t worry. It’s common to feel like you’re so busy working *in* your business, that there’s not much time to work *on* it!  I know how important it is to save […]

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For those of you who have been here since last year, I really appreciate your support! It’s that time of the year for some much-needed reflection and introspection to set the right tone for the new year! I’ve been busy coming up with my goals for 2020, and I wanted to share the biggest ones […]

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I had every intention of individually blogging each wedding Live Wedding Painting from this year, but of course, painting took precedence over writing blog posts, so, here we are!  Looking back at 2019, I feel so fortunate to have been a part of each couple’s big day and to know that a piece of my […]

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Don’t Fall for These Myths About Selling On Etsy The worldwide web is full of opinions – amiright? And there’s no shortage of opinions when it comes to selling on Etsy. However, by and large, most of the negative opinions out there fall short of the truth. While I don’t discount that some may have […]

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I’ve written a lot the past few weeks about the different ways you can use your artwork (especially digitized artwork!) to generate income, but the main way I believe new artists should try is through Etsy. It’s a low-risk, almost cost-free jumping off point (it only costs .20 cents to create a listing, and if […]

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I remember when I first realized that my artwork could literally hop off the page, onto my computer screen and magically end up on things… like, whaaaat? My mind began to spin with all the things I’d love to create, but just as quickly I felt completely overwhelmed and a bit paralyzed with indecision. What […]

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Why You Need to be Digitizing Your Watercolor Artwork (Psst.. It’ll earn you money!)

free workshop:
digitizing watercolor artwork!

Join me for a free online workshop Thursday, September 19, where I'll personally walk you through each step in the digitizing process and answer questions!

During this free, 1-hour online workshop, we'll take a completed watercolor painting, scan it, clean it up in Photoshop (it's a lot simpler than it sounds!) and look at how to save your file for quality printing and future use!