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Get Your Art Onto Products and Create Income: I Will Show You How

 
Leverage Your Creativity into a Multifaceted Career. I'll teach you exactly HOW TO DO IT.

Enrollment Opens Again Tuesday, August 23rd 

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SUCCESS STORY:

"Taking Leverage Your Art forever changed the way that I saw every little thing I created. Stacie not only teaches you the ends and outs of licensing and manufacturing your work, but she teaches you how to work smarter and not harder with what you are already creating."
- Shirlee Fisher
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What You Will Learn in the Leverage Your Art Course

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Module 1 - Finding Your Creative Voice and Building Your Business:

Who are you as an artist and who do you want to serve with your designs? Dive into the business of building your art business brand, identifying your dream customer, and learn how to present your work to the world with cohesiveness and professionalism. 

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Module 2 - Art Licensing, Art on Fabric & The Art of Pitching Your Work:

Dive deep into creating Fabric Collections that build your portfolio (and build your income), learn how to successfully find contacts for pitching your artwork to, get pitch email templates, and build your pitch schedule like a pro.

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Module 3 - Portfolios and Organizing Your Body of Work

I teach you how to build a PDF Portfolio in Adobe Illustrator or an Online Portfolio using Squarespace, and I show you how to organize Your Existing Artwork using SKUS and spreadsheets. Plus, when to create a Brand Book and Ways to Market Yourself as a professional licensed artist. 

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Module 4- ACCELERATE Your Growth With Agents & Get In Front of The Right People:

Learn how to create licensing decks for the most in demand art subjects, how to use product mock ups to elevate your art on social media and when pitching to art directors, learn how to work with agents to further your career, and decide if Trade Shows are a good fit for you. Plus tune into an interview with Art Licensing Agent Jennifer Nelson.

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Module 5 - Protect Your Art, Making Progress on Your Business Goals & All About Finances.

Learn how to handle copycats + when you should register your work. Copyright Attorney Jason Aquilino will guide us through these legalities. We also discuss money, what to charge, taxes, savings, and more with a prepared lesson from CPA Kendal Powers. Bookkeeper Scott Andrews gives a primer in finances for artists. Plus learn how to have forward motion as an artist.

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Module 6 - Which Revenue Streams Make Sense For YOU?

With a solid portfolio in place, you can seemly grow your art business indefinitely! BUT which income stream makes sense for YOUR LIFE? Learn How to leverage your art into multiple revenue streams in this module. Wholesale? POD? Build your own website? Write books? Teach? We will unravel it all. Plus line sheets, catalogs, and more. Your creative empire awaits!

When You Enroll in Leverage You Get My EXTENSIVE Resource Lists:

- List of Companies to Pitch To

- List of Companies who License Fabric

- List of Publishers to Submit To

- List of Agents to Submit To

- List of Manufacturers to Work With

GUEST EXPERT INTERVIEWS

Not only do I teach you how I've grown my 7 figure art business through art licensing, online sales, and wholesale, I've invited top industry experts to share with you their best practices for art success. I have interviews with Art Agents, Creative Directors, U.S. and International Artists who share with you their secrets and tips for Art Business Success.

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Molly Jacques

Hand Letterer + Educator for Creatives
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Katharine Watson

Printmaker + Licensed Artist

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Seana Strawn

Currently Range Design Leader, IKEA of Sweden

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Jennifer Nelson

Art Agent + Consultant

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Cathy Hughes

Art Agent at JNA

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Louise Lockhart

Owner of "The Printed Peanut" Brand + Licensed Artist

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Jason A. Aquilino

Principal Attorney for AQUILINO LAW LLC

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Katie Hunt

Proof to Product Founder + Mentor to Product-Based Entrepreneurs

BONUS MODULES AND PRE-RECORDED INTERVIEWS

I've gathered interviews + guest modules from THE CREAM OF THE CROP in our industry to give you their shortcuts for art business growth. Learn directly from a dozen other Creative Powerhouses such as Shannon McNab, Erin Kendal, Arienne Foulks of Aeolidia, Jamie Chupik of Moda Fabrics, Tyler Thrasher, Ashley Goldberg, Sarah Watts, and more..

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Hello! I'm Stacie.

Are you ready to leverage your art into your dream career?

I've been exactly where you are: you are dreaming of having a career as an artist. I graduated with an art degree, but then became a coffee shop manager because I didn't know how to make money with my art.

I started selling my own artwork online. I realized that I could leverage my artwork by selling products wholesale, licensing my art, doing custom work, and creating book illustrations. The possibilities seemed endless!

Over the last 13 years, I've transformed my tiny illustration company Gingiber from a nursery print side hustle into a fully formed, multi revenue stream creative powerhouse.

I license my artwork to MAJOR retailers and companies, sell my own products in over 1,000 stores, and have an amazing online community who purchase my products directly from my on my own website.

I am here to teach you exactly how I did it, save you years of trial and error, and give you the advice and tips I wish someone had given me when I launched my business.

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Come on! You are about to take the biggest step toward your dream career.

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Create a stable art licensing career with multiple income streams.

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Are you a visual artist who is ready to say "YES" to your creative future?

Learn how to sell your portfolio of artwork and how to get deals with your dream companies. Elevate your customer reach through product collaborations. Say "YES" to expanding your brand and learn how to handle your business like a BOSS.

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Do you want to build confidence as an art business owner?

When you start treating your art business like a BUSINESS by creating repeatable systems, learning how to price your work, and showing. up consistently to your to-do list, you are. no longer "just" a doodler. You are an artist on your way to growth. 

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Do you want to make recurring revenue from your portfolio of artwork?

Licensing your artwork is renting your artwork out to companies. This allows you to sell THE SAME DESIGN across several different product categories!  And with royalty payments, licensing is the gift that keeps on giving. Learn the BUSINESS of an art career.

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Are you ready to build a stable career that can withstand changes in the marketplace?

Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Learn how to create multiple revenue streams, from art licensing to publishing, from selling on your own website to teaching, from Amazon print on demand to dropshipping.

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Are you a visual artist who is ready to say "YES" to your creative future?

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Do you want to craft your dream career and have location flexibility?

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Do you want to make recurring revenue from your portfolio of artwork?

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Are you ready to build a stable career that can withstand changes in the marketplace?

You can forge your own Creative Path. 

Course Details

The Leverage Your Art Course is a robust course, and it will serve as your full creative toolkit to GROW your business.

Do you dream of designing for your favorite brands but you just need someone to show you exactly how it is done? Do you want to see your art on products, expand your brand, and have a successful creative career? Do you have hopes of writing and illustrating a book someday? Want to dabble in producing your own products? Are you ready to be the boss of your business and set up systems that work from the get go? The Leverage Your Art Course is exactly what you need.

Leverage is an 8 week online training program for creatives who are ready to level up to work with dream clients and gain industry respect. From surface pattern designers to illustrators, from fine artists to hand letterers, you will learn the business of licensing and selling your artwork and making those creative big dreams come true.

Hear Directly From Past Students

CLICK HERE to read more STUDENT TESTIMONIALS and join this incredible community of creatives who are seeing their business dreams come true. 

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Regina Kareev

The Leverage Your Art course has exceeded my expectations! It's all about creating multiple revenue streams for your business. And business is all about making decisions. This course allowed me to look into many available options, compare and choose the best for myself. It gives me confidence and takes a lot of guessing out of the process. I also like that Stacie is so honest and open with her students, sharing about her experiences and expertise.

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Maie Atabani

"I was one of those at the beginning on the fence to join because it really is a big investment, but halfway through the course i realized that even if the class were to stop here, it would’ve been worth it. If I knew how much I’d end up learning before I joined , I would’ve done it right away without hesitation. Regardless of where you are on your journey, you'll end up learning a ton. You will also realize that there really is a formula to succeeding and Stacie breaks it down for you step by step. Its approachable, challenging, and delightful. Do it."

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Robin Kinley

Leverage was so full of content and value that I hardly know where to start. I could (and will) watch it over and over again. It helped to take a lot of the mystery out of the business side of selling your art. It gave me practical, actionable steps to begin realizing my dreams. Thank you, Stacie for your transparency and frank honesty. Your openness and willingness to just put it all out there is inspiring and very much appreciated. - A Grateful Alumni...Robin

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I'm Giving YOU My Personal Guidebook to Art Licensing and Creative Business Success

I have worked with huge brands like William Sonoma, Crane and Co, Sellers Publishing, Crate and Barrel and Moda Fabrics + countless other companies licensing my artwork and creating dream collaborations. My products are in over 800 retail stores. And I've done it all by honing a tried and true system of organizing, pitching, and selling my artwork.
 
This course will give you the confidence to go after your DREAM CLIENTS, land collaborations, and continue to grow your brand and tell your own unique story. You too can have a thriving art career. You are a CREATIVE POWERHOUSE. Believe it.

Success Stories Past LYA Students

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Tammy de Zilva

"Before Leverage, I was purely focusing on building my portfolio and trying to license by work.  When I discovered Stacie and the idea of leveraging my art across multiple income streams, it ignited a fire in me.  I instantly wanted to sign up to Leverage Your Art and learn all about it.  A few months later I had an online shop, taken wholesale and consignment orders, had a stall at markets, was featured in a book, taught my first in person class, licensed my work and grew my business so much more than I ever dreamed of.  I'm so thankful to Stacie for sharing not only her knowledge but her encouragement and support.  I am so pumped with the direction my business is now taking."

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Tiffany Wong

"I was first introduced to Stacie when I saw a Facebook Live interview she did on a Facebook group I am part of. I was instantly drawn to her kindness, fun personality and in awe of how much knowledge she had and her willingness to share that with us. When Leverage Your Art was announced I knew I had to take this opportunity to learn more from her. After trying to guide myself through the business of surface design and art licensing for a few years now, I realized that I needed more guidance and this course gave me that. I gained so much more knowledge and insight to this business from someone who has proven success. Thank you Stacie for being so kind, generous with your knowledge and real! I do believe this course is an investment for my business and I am eager and excited to implement what I have learned!"

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Kris Ruff

"I took Leverage because my art licensing business had plateaued and I needed to figure out how to reach the next level. The course covered many different revenue streams (some of which I'd never thought of) and the guest speakers were top-notch, providing great insights into their specialties. At the end of each week, I'd write in my notes, "what makes sense for me right now" and put down my thoughts. I realized that what DIDN'T fit was as important as what DID, allowing me to narrow down a direction from all the possibilities. It's fun to go back and see how my perceptions changed throughout the course. A year later my revenue is up about 150% and I feel more confident and more hopeful about the direction my business is heading."

Are you ready to work with dream clients and gain industry respect?

Here's A Bird's Eye View of The Leverage Your Art Course

6 Modules of Video Lessons and Design Brief Challenges +2 Implementation Weeks

Weekly Live Q&A Interviews with Industry Experts +Twice A Week Calls with Stacie Bloomfield


 

MODULE 1: 

Finding Your Voice & Building A Brand

- Write Your Brand Story and Find Your "Creative Why" as an Artist

- Inside the Fabric Industry and How to Create Collections to License

- Learn Who Your Target Audience Is

- Learn How to Get Noticed in A Saturated Market 

- Grow Your Newsletter to Grow Your Art Career

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MODULE 2: 

The Art of Pitching Your Work

- How to Build a Portfolio Website

- Write the Perfect Pitch Email for Collaborations

- Master Industry Licensing List

- Industry Rates and Best Practices

- How to Create Momentum in your Art Licensing Career

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SUCCESS STORY:

"For the first time, I understood how I could share all of my interests and serve a bigger audience as my best, authentic self. Armed with pages of invaluable take-aways from our consultation, I’m on a path to my biggest dream! Thank you, Stacie!" 
- Betsy Mitten 
READ MORE TESTIMONIALS BY CLICKING HERE

MODULE 3: 

Reps, Agents, and Getting in Front of the Right People

- Deciphering Contracts + Real Contract Examples

- Learn to Negotiate Your Licensing Deals

- Is an Agent Right for You?

- Best Practices + Live interviews with Agents

- Literary Agents + Book Proposals

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MODULE 4: 

Creating Systems That Work For You

- How to Create Pitch Schedules and Plan Your Workflow

- Organize Your Data and Artwork

- When and How to Hire Help So You Grow

- Systems For Running Your Creative Business

- Expenses + Budget Tracking 

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SUCCESS STORY:

"Stacie's first ever introduction of her awesome course "LEVERAGE YOUR ART" was a smashing success. I am so impressed by her creativity, spontaneity and talent.  Not only did I learn a lot, but I look forward to all the jam packed informative lessons I can return to and review over and over.  I am so extremely happy to have taken this course and look forward to many more opportunities to learn from the best of the best.  The modules within the course are jam-packed with ideas to expand your horizons."
- Marty Whitney  
READ MORE TESTIMONIALS BY CLICKING HERE

MODULE 5: 

Copyright & All About $$$

- Design Ethics

- Live Interview with my I.P. Attorney + How to Protect Yourself and Your Art

- Learn How To Register Your Artwork

- Pay Yourself First Model

- Taxes + Savings

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MODULE 6: 

Building Multiple Income Streams

- Make Artwork Work For Multiple Income Streams

- Manufacturing At Any Size

- Creating Products for Retail Stores

- Wholesale + Profit Margins

- Dropshipping + Print on Demand

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SUCCESS STORY:

"Leverage Your Art (as well as the Creative Powerhouse Society) has been a complete game changer for my creative career. Stacie has shown me how many possibilities there are to diversify my income, expand my reach, and create a more sustainable design practice. I now have a fabric collection being released this summer, and am represented by an art agent. I am so glad I made the investment!"
- Deborah Fisher 
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Mark Your Calendar! CLICK HERE to be Notified When Enrollment Opens

Your unique perspective? The World needs it. 

Learn from Industry Veteran and Sought After Illustrator Stacie Bloomfield

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Acclaimed Surface Designer, Author, Entrepreneur and Sought After Teacher.
 

Spend 5 minutes with Stacie Bloomfield, and you will immediately be ignited by her ENTHUSIASM and PASSION for helping creative entrepreneurs. She is a living idea factory. Her energy is contagious. Best of all, she practices what she preaches: that we were MADE TO ENCOURAGE EACH OTHER.

Stacie has been creating artwork for brands and products around the world since 2009.

Over the past several years, Stacie has traveled and taught to hundreds of students around the country, sharing her passion for design, making, and business growth.

Her journey of being an illustrator began out of necessity: to financially support her husband who was a graduate student and to take care of her growing family. Through hard work, determination, and A LOT of trial and error, Stacie has become a force in the creative world, earning respect from her peers with her transparency, vulnerability, and dedication to the industry.

Her illustration business, Gingiber, is now a thriving company with products sold in over 1,000 stores and has licensing deals with major brands. With knowledge that is spread across multiple revenue streams (wholesale, licensing, publishing, and direct to customer sales) you will joyfully learn how to leverage your art into a career.

With the Leverage Course, Stacie will share her PASSION and business know how, inspiring you to work hard, dream big, and achieve your goals. Stacie truly believes that the world needs ALL of us, and with a little bit of encouragement and an eagerness to learn, you can and WILL have a career as a licensed artist. You will do more than just pay your bills: you will develop the business savvy to THRIVE financially, have the freedom to work on your own timetable and schedule, and truly craft a life that gives you peace, joy, and fulfillment.

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