RESOURCES FOR CREATIVES

RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS, FREELANCERS, GIG WORKERS, AND CREATIVE SMALL BUSINESS

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Affinity Photo
Affinity Photo

This is the program that I use for photo editing. I’m not too fond of the Adobe Subscription, and this program can be bought outright for way less. As the only fully-loaded photo editor integrated across macOS, Windows, and iPad, Affinity Photo is the first choice of millions of creative and photography professionals worldwide.

, wwwphoto-editing programs resourceswww
American Science & Surplus
American Science & Surplus

This is the most excellent place, offers science kits, educational toys, school supplies, arts and …

, wwwsupplies weird-stuff resourceswww
Art Within Subscription Box
Art Within Subscription Box

This is an art learning subscription service. All skill levels are welcome, and the projects are suitable for ages 8 and up. The projects will help aspiring artists build skills and experiment with different mediums.

, , wwwcreative-skills learn public resourceswww
Blick Art Materials
Blick Art Materials

This is where I go online to get most of my art materials.

, wwwart supplies resourceswww
Brooke Glaser
Brooke Glaser

An illustrator making cute art for companies and showing other artists how to do the same.

, , wwwcreative-skills learn public resourceswww
Build Your Own Spinning Easel
Build Your Own Spinning Easel

This is where I share how I build my various easels.

, , , wwwdiy equipment public supplies resourceswww
CANVY.COM
CANVY.COM

This is by far the best mock-up website I have ever found. Sign up through this link and get THREE MONTHS FREE and try it out.

, , wwwmock-ups photo-editing public resourceswww
Clear Bags
Clear Bags

Clear Bags This is where I buy my protective plastic sleeves for art prints.

, , wwwart packaging supplies resourceswww
Freelancers Union
Freelancers Union

This is a non-profit organization that is free to join and offers resources for freelancers and independent workers, including healthcare resources, education, advocacy, financial planning, and special rates on products and services that may benefit you. Their for-profit Freelancers Insurance Company funds them.

, , , , wwwart-associations business-tips health-care public self-employment-tips resourceswww
Got Print
Got Print

This is where I order all my marketing material, like business cards and whatnot. I know many people use Vistaprint, but I do not. This is a better deal if you order 1000 and up. Their customer service sucks, but I’m always happy with my orders.

, wwwmarketing supplies resourceswww
Graves Company
Graves Company

Purchase lapidary, raw materials, and tools for jewelry …

, wwwjewelry supplies resourceswww
InkScape
InkScape

Inkscape is a Free and open source vector graphics editor for GNU/Linux, Windows and macOS. It offers a rich set of features and is widely used for both artistic and technical illustrations such as cartoons, clip art, logos, typography, diagramming and flowcharting. It uses vector graphics to allow for sharp printouts and renderings at unlimited resolution and is not bound to a fixed number of pixels like raster graphics. Inkscape uses the standardized SVG file format as its main format, which is supported by many other applications including web browsers.

wwwprograms photo-editing resourceswww
Jerry's Artarama
Jerry’s Artarama

This is my second place to get art materials and supplies. Look for coupons.

, wwwart supplies resourceswww
Library Of Congress
Library Of Congress

Once inside a collection, select ‘View all’ and make sure to click the ‘Larger image available anywhere’ tickbox to show only images with high res versions to download.

, , wwwpictures public royalty-free resourceswww
Moma UK
Moma UK

This site has more links of websites where you can find images. Sometimes when I get stuck, I go there and look around.

, wwwpictures royalty-free resourceswww
PIRATE SHIP - Shipping
PIRATE SHIP – Shipping

This free service allows us to intergrate woocommerce, etsy, and other platforms for shipping commercial and save money on shipping. It is pretty amazing—all our shipping resources are in one place.

, , wwwsell-online shipping shipping-service resources supplieswww
Printful Print On Demand
Printful Print On Demand

For my print on demand, I use printful. They can be integrated with woocommerce, Etsy, and many other shops.

, , wwwprint-on-demand public sell-online resourceswww
PSE UKIPSE
PSE UKIPSE

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, is the voice of the UK’s self-employed population who make up one in seven people working today. We make sure freelancers, interim managers, consultants and contractors are represented to Government.

, , , wwwart-associations business-tips public self-employment-tips resourceswww
Rio Grande
Rio Grande

This is where Klee gets a lot of her metals and jewelry tools.

, wwwjewelry supplies resourceswww
Sarafina Fiber Art
Sarafina Fiber Art

This is the site where Klee gets her needle felting wool and supplies, they also …

, , wwwneedle-felting public supplies resourceswww
Spring
Spring

I LOVE this service! A simple solution for creating and selling products that engage your fans and help you monetize your content. No cost, no hassle, no risk.

, , wwwprint-on-demand public sell-online resourceswww
Square Space
Square Space

Easy to use website templates & hosting. They offer e-commerce setup, custom email management, and social media integration.

, wwwsell-online website-services resourceswww
STULLER
STULLER

This is where Klee get’s a lot of the gold, diamonds, and more high-end components for jewelry making.

, wwwjewelry supplies resourceswww
Substrate Index
Substrate Index

Want to know how to apply materials to any surface? Substrate Index From Justpaint.org A really awesome and in-depth index of surfaces and how to prepare them for painting.

, wwwlearn material-tips resourceswww
Uline
Uline

This is where I pick up most of my shipping supplies, shipping is a bit expensive, but it is quick and worth ordering in bulk.

, , wwwpackaging shipping supplies resourceswww
Wall Art Contract
Wall Art Contract

This is the contract I use when I hang my art for sale at a local business. I use this contract when posting my tags and taking care of the sales myself by having contact info on each tag.

, pdfart-contracts download resourcespdf
WORDPRESS.COM
WORDPRESS.COM

We have our site at wordpress.com, which is owned by Automatic. There is a difference between what you get with .org vs .com. We sell things from our site using woocommerce plugin.

, , wwwpublic sell-online website-services resourceswww
YouTube
YouTube

Get ad revenue on your videos, plus all kinds of opportunities once your channel grows. You must have 1000 subscribers to become a partner.

, wwwclasses-content sell-online resourceswww

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