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Illustrated Merchandise: Making & Selling 4-week Course – Enrol Now!

Opportunity closes: 28th May 2021
Type: Course
Based: Virtual
Salary: Undisclosed

Website: inkygoodness.com
Instagram: @inkygoodness

Spaces are now on sale for Illustrated Merchandise: Making & Selling for Illustrators - our brand new 4-week course - all about making and selling for artists and illlustrators!

Whether it’s prints, apparel, pin badges, stationary, merchandise or all of the above – if you’re passionate about making and selling your own products you’re in the right place.

This course will not only guide you through the design process of applying your designs onto products, we’ll also cover the essential skills you need to turn your side hustle into a money making revenue stream; identifying affordable ways to make your own products and effective ways to sell online for maximum profit.

Delivered over four weeks, tickets include x6 workshops, with each class focused on a different aspect of making and selling your own products, there are just 40 spots available for this new 4-week course, starting May 5th.

Each class will be divided into quick fire presentations, group breakout rooms, workshop challenges and live Q&A. Sessions are delivered by Inkygoodness founder Lisa Hassell and supported by our new membership platform The I.G Collective.


How To Apply

What we will cover:

WK.1 – Finding Your Niche

Intro to the course and what we will be covering
Understanding the market
Finding your niche
Building your illustration brand

WK.2 – Product Design

- Design & development
- Making your products
- Testing the market
- Finding good suppliers
- Packaging basics + shipping

WK.3 – Pricing & Sales

- Understanding product ladders and why you need them
- Master the art of pricing
- Diversify your income and the best places to sell your wares online!
- Wholesale vs. selling independently (online and markets)
- Retail partnerships – do’s & don’ts

WK.4 – Wholesale & Licensing

Online marketplaces and print on demand
How to sell your wares
Licensing your designs
Building a customer base
Marketing toolkit

+ BONUS Session: Countdown to launch!

Plan your online product launch with our easy step by step guide plus early access to our online membership community to meet other artists, illustrators and makers.

Industry Zoom Q&A’s

To compliment the course, each week on Wednesday at 6pm BST we will host an exclusive design talk + Q&A discussion with leading industry creatives, where they will reveal some of their closely guarded secrets to building a successful creative business. Confirmed speakers include Louise Lockhart, founder of The Printed Peanut, and Alina Tang, founder of Pansy.

Our brand new 4-week course is priced at £179. Payment plans available.