Don’t miss our professional development courses for artists and makers, offered as self-paced e-courses.
The more clearly artists understand the needs and practices of wholesale buyers, the better they can anticipate and work closely with them for mutual benefit.
We spoke with three fiber artists who use very different techniques, and asked them: What do you do? How do you earn money with your art?
One reason for cultivating more than one method of earning is to keep your income steady throughout the year.
What sets me apart from my competition is that I have become a multi-media brand.
If they search for matching merchandise on your website or another website on their mobile device, it can influence whether or not they make an in-store purchase.
This e-course is self-paced, so that you can start whenever you like and proceed according to your own schedule.
If you are prepared to design a collection, and make work in multiples to fill orders, wholesale could be a good fit.
You must plan to design and produce new items on a regular basis throughout the year.