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Selling Art Online with Nathan Hughes

Do you have goals of selling art online? Our guest today is sharing his insights as a digital marketer on how you can grow an audience that buys what you make.

Nathan Hughes is a digital art fanboy who has been drawing, painting, sculpting and everything else creative, for as long as he can remember.

Nathan says:

“I truly believe creativity is something for everyone.”

Passionate about art and helping artists succeed in the business of their craft, Nathan started the website,, a community of artists, designers, and creatives eager to help fellow artists grow in their craft, artistry and creative business.

Topics Discussed: 

  • Nathan’s story
  • How Nathan started Art Ignition
  • The vision behind Art Ignition
  • Challenges of many visual artists
  • How visuals artists can build a business
  • Platforms for selling art
  • How to build an art business around goals
  • Time management and constraint
  • Different marketing avenues
  • Connecting with successful artists
  • Leveraging offline events for online selling
  • How to utilize platforms like Etsy, RedBubble, etc
  • Using social media to drive sales
  • Owning your own website vs selling on other platforms
  • The type of clients Nathan works with
  • General tips for selling art online
  • Nathan’s daily creativity habits
  • His future goals with art
  • Current struggles
  • How accountability helps Nathan with his daily creativity
  • The type of art Nathan is currently working on
  • Deep work and productivity habits
  • How Nathan uses his environment to support his business and art goals
  • Brief mastermind with Nathan on his future ideas for podcasting, art, and business

“Artists are naturally entrepreneurs,

they just might not know it yet”

~Nathan Hughes

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“Artists are naturally entrepreneurs,  they just might not know it yet” ~Nathan Hughes #quotes #artists #business

About the author, Devani

Hey! I’m Devani, a multi-passionate creator who enjoys honing the craft of writing (mostly;)), photography, cooking, podcasting, learning about business, and growing brands. I co-host the iCreateDaily Podcast with LeAura Alderson (my mom), and co-own the iCreateDaily brand. I hope through the content and products we produce, you will be inspired to start, sustain, and succeed in your goals.

My non-business and artistic hobbies include: enjoying a good movie, discovering obscure but epic music, obsessing over The Beatles, and developing fictional stories in my head. My Maltese dog, Caspian, provides an insane amount of creative inspiration by just being his adorable self. #HeWokeUpLikeThat. 😉