The Happy Artist Movement

A board that supports the #happyartistmovement, originally started by Tara Leaver of taraleaver.com. All pins are related to living an artist's life, and becoming a happy and thriving artist in a way that works for you and your circumstances. Painting, drawing, art tips, art tutorials, art business, encouragement and inspiration for creating your best artist life.
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For me writing is as essential as breathing, and food. I do not feel alive, or complete without the music of the soul, which for me is the written word. I suppose musician's feel the same when they compose, and artists feel the same when they paint. Writing is far more than an internal dialog that is shared from concept to tangible script. The power of the story is timeless. Jeana Giordano

Teaching Students to Embrace Mistakes

"To live a creative life, we must lose fear of being wrong" -Joseph Chilton Pearce

Did you know that Creative Thinking is one of the Major Traits of Most Successful People? A big problem of our times is that most people think they are not creative! That is nonesense.. Everyone is creative but very few people know how to express their creativity!Here`s another great infographic that can help you take ...

You Can Be A Genius Too! Just Learn These Creativity Tricks!

40 Ways to Stay Creative: Being and staying creative is important in all areas of your work and personal life. Everyone can be creative in any type of job and situation.

16 ways to make a painting more abstract, with practical suggestions to try

16 ways to make a painting more abstract

16 ways to make a painting more abstract, with practical suggestions to try

Get 15 style ideas for your artist Instagram posts, learn what is killing your photos and the best apps to create awesome posts.

Are your Artist Instagram Posts “Blah”? Learn to Make Them Shine.

Get 15 style ideas for your artist Instagram posts, learn what is killing your photos and the best apps to create awesome posts.

Do you hate asking people to buy your art? Use this effective email formula to make the process feel honest and real. Sell | Sales | Email | Art | Artist

How to Create Emails that Sell Art (without Being Pushy!)

Artists can create more sales by choosing a smaller niche.

How to Choose Your Genuine Target Market

Need a list of creative ideas to help you decide what to write in your emails to your audience? Read on... Artist | Art | Email Marketing | Newsletter

What the Heck Should I Send Emails About?

I've been harping a lot lately on why and how you should build your email list & your probably wondering: What the Heck Should I Send Emails About?

Learn to talk about what you do when you meet new people.

How to Write a Focused Elevator Speech

Stop struggling with bad lighting, see 15 examples of interesting styles for your artist Instagram posts & explore 10 awesome apps for editing your photos.

Are your Artist Instagram Posts “Blah”? Learn to Make Them Shine.

Your about page absolutely can't be just thrown together on your artist website. Learn to make it compelling and personality-filled.

21 days in my art world: a free challenge for artists of all kinds - starts January 3rd 2018. Build your confidence in sharing your work, connect with peers and collectors, and deepen your relationship with your process. All welcome! Click the image to find out the details and join us!

21 days in my art world: a free challenge for artists of all kinds

21 days in my art world: a free challenge for artists of all kinds - Tara Leaver

Want to learn something new? Eager to express your creativity? Check out these recommended Skillshare classes curated just for you.

Skillshare is a learning community for creators. Anyone can take an online class, watch video lessons, create projects, and even teach a class themselves.

Why finding your style as an artist might not mean what you think

Why finding your style as an artist might not mean what you think

The Artist Market Co has free lessons to market and sell your art!

Learn How to Sell Your Art

My Creative Year: Free ‘non planner’ for creatives

My Creative Year: Free 'non planner' for creatives

A gift guide for artists: 11 ideas for Christmas

A gift guide for artists: 11 ideas for Christmas

A gift guide for artists: 11 ideas for Christmas - Tara Leaver

The contact page is the gateway from viewing your artist website to getting hired. Make a great impression so they know you're a good fit! Best Artist Website

11 Tips to Write an Outstanding Contact Page for Artists

Do you hear crickets every time you upload new art for sale on your artist website? Try these tips to start making more sales.

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