Illustrated Merchandise: Making & Selling – Tickets On Sale for September 2021
Spaces are now on sale for our Illustrated Merchandise: Making & Selling for Illustrators - a six week course for artists & illustrators!
Whether it’s prints, original art, apparel, pin badges, stationary, merchandise or all of the above – if you’re passionate about making and selling your own products you’re in the right place!
Brought to you by Inkygoodness, this six week course will not only guide you through the design process of applying your designs onto products, we’ll also cover the essential skills you need to turn your side hustle into a money making revenue stream; identifying affordable ways to make your own products and effective ways to sell online for maximum profit.
Delivered over six weeks, tickets include x8 workshops, with each class focused on a different aspect of making and selling your own products, there are just FIFTY SPACES available for this new six-week course scheduled for September 2021.
Each class will be divided into quick fire presentations, group breakout rooms, workshop challenges and live Q&A. Sessions are delivered by Inkygoodness founder Lisa Hassell and supported by our new membership platform.
What we will cover:
WK.1 – Finding Your Niche
- Intro to the course and what we will be covering
- Understanding the market
- Finding your niche
- Building your illustration brand
- Research and planning
WK.2 – Product Design
- Design & development
- Making your products
- Testing the market
- Finding good suppliers
- Packaging basics
WK.3 – Pricing & Profit
- Understanding product ladders and why you need them
- Master the art of pricing
- Diversify your income
- Wholesale vs. selling independently (online and markets)
WK.4 – Online Store Logistics
- eCommerce Basics
- Product photography workshop
- Order fulfilment & shipping
- Payment options guide
- Best apps to save you time!
WK.5 – Selling & Marketing
- Online marketplaces and print on demand
- How to sell your wares
- Social media tips & tricks
- Building a customer base
- Marketing toolkit
WK.6 – Licensing
- Licensing your designs
- Working with agencies
- Create a collection to sell in
+ BONUS Session: Instagram Reels
- Master the art of Instagram reels with our mini workshop + creative prompts to attract more customers!
+ BONUS Session: Countdown to launch!
- Plan your online product launch with our easy step by step guide plus early access to our online membership community to meet other artists, illustrators and makers.
Industry Zoom Q&A’s
To compliment the course, we will host Wednesday at 6pm BST we will host an exclusive design talk + Q&A discussion with leading industry creatives, where they will reveal some of their closely guarded secrets to building a successful creative business.
Illustrated Merchandise runs 15th September – 20th October 2021. Course includes x 8 classes of 1.5 hrs, delivered over 6 weeks + industry Q&A sessions and weekly challenges. Participants will have the option of joining a class on a Wednesday morning or Thursday evening. More details to be provided on booking.
*Payment plans available. Split the payment into two or spread the cost over 4 installments.
Lisa Hassell is a creative consultant, public speaker, design writer and founder of Inkygoodness, an organisation focused on championing emerging illustration talent. Founded in 2010 on a shoestring, Inkygoodness now has a global audience of 60k, made up of design students, creative graduates and young professionals. Previously she ran WE ARE GOODNESS, a creative consultancy and illustration agency representing a diverse roster of international artists.
As an artist agent she has worked with art buyers, advertising agencies and design studios to deliver illustration to clients like Google UX, Google Play, Facebook, The Guardian and New York Magazine.
Inkygoodness offer regular portfolio crits, pricing workshops, masterclasses and 1:1 coaching for artists and illustrators.