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"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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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.
Create a stable art career with multiple income streams.
Are you ready to have the creative career that gives you financial freedom, location flexibility, AND celebrates your own unique artistic voice? 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? This Leverage Course is exactly what you need.
Leverage is an 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.
"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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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
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
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
"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
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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
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
"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
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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
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
Are you ready to work with dream clients and gain industry respect?
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."
"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!"
"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."
You can forge your own Creative Career Path.
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!
Now nearly 12 years later I license my art to major companies, sell my products in 800+ retail stores, have a flourishing online community & lead a growing team of amazing employees. I feel like I am in control of my business, and I want to teach you how to do the same.
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.
Come on! You are about to take the biggest step toward your dream career.
I'm Giving YOU My Personal Guidebook to Art Licensing and Creative Business Success
Learn From Me And Our Special Guest Experts. Join Live Calls Get Your Biggest Questions Answered From Industry Trailblazers
PLUS GUEST MODULES AND INTERVIEWS
with a dozen other Creative Powerhouses such as Shannon McNab, Erin Johnston, Arienne Foulks of Aeolidia, Jamie Chupik of Moda Fabrics, Tyler Thrasher, Ashley Goldberg, Sarah Watts, and more.
What You Will Learn in Leverage
- Find your creative voice & develop a compelling brand story that customers will connect with
- All about licensing to fabric companies from industry experts
- Assignments with real design briefs aimed at at growing your portfolio
- Create licensing decks by subject
- Q&A With IKEA of Sweden Design Ranger Leader who will talk about what companies look for from licensed artists
- Tutorial Library to Enhance Your Creative Skills
- Interviews with leading licensed artists across multiple categories
- Learn how to perfect your elevator pitch and get your emails opened
- Q&A with a leading Art Agent + FREE product mock up templates
- Client management and how to build good habits that lead to lasting relationships
- Deep dive into finances for small businesses + Q&A about operations management
- Q&A with my IP Attorney about copyright and how to protect yourself
- Get a game plan for what to do if your art is ripped off and how to handle it
- How to copyright your work and why you should consider it
- All about writing a book proposal
- Share about my book publishing process
- How to create a brand that is sought after across multiple industries
- Mapping out your potential revenue streams
- The business of wholesale, manufacturing Q&A with my own manufacturing broker & direct to customer sales
- Line sheets, catalogs, and pricing + templates
Your unique perspective? The World needs it.
Learn from Industry Veteran and Sought After Illustrator Stacie Bloomfield
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 600 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.
Hear Directly From My Students
Stacie has taught over 1,000 students and she cannot wait to teach you, too! Read our STUDENT TESTIMONIALS and join this incredible community of creatives who are seeing their business dreams come true.
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.
"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."
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