Creative Business

Many creative business owners find the business side of art dull, tedious, and maybe even a little scary, but managing your company's money doesn't have to turn into a chore. Here, we've shared tips from the experts on handling the business side of art, from accounting basics to financial software solutions, without losing your mind.

The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo

Indie Inspiration: Get Moving!

You've been there: The feeling of the looming deadline.

Scratching your brain endlessly to come up with the next great story or product in the collection‚ but to no avail. You're stuck. If you're lucky enough, you'll be struck by inspiration like a muse in a classical painting. But if not, well, that's where this column comes in: Going through different activities, you'll learn how to get those creative juices flowing again.

How To: Terrarium Redux

Indie How-ToIt's Tutorial Tuesday! To start off this new column, I thought I'd bring back a wonderful little tutorial by one of our writers, Daniella Lekach of Love, Daniella.

These wonderful terrariums offer a bit of green to brighten your day, plus they're easy to assemble and require very little care. Make one for yourself and for a friend!


Don't Be an Infringer

Has someone ever used an image you created without your permission - and never even linked back to you?

Flip it around: How many times have you found that perfect image for your blog post but didn't think it was important to credit the creator?

On the internet, it's easy to feel as though everything is fair game. After all, it isn't like you went into someone's art gallery and snatched a painting off the wall.

Or is it?

Yeah, sometimes it is. Copyright law is a fuzzy sort of thing, but it boils down to this:


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