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
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.
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
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.