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In this blog post, I am going to share with you how I make money selling my art as digital products So you can also see how easy it is.
Why do you really need to create digital products from your Art?
If you are an artist and you are creating drawings and illustrations every day then probably the next thing you would want to do is to sell them in any way. And selling them online is one of the most profitable, fun and easy way to make money while doing what you love.
The types of products that I create from my Art are clip art packs and digital invitations coloring books and of course courses.
When I am creating cliparts I start with creating an inspiration board. I use Pinterest to do that All you need to do is create a secret board and then pin various images on to it.
Then my next step is to create a related series of images that may range from 7 to 8 supporting images in the same theme. The next step is to convert all of these images as separate png and jpgs or arrange them in an EPS file for sharing.
After creating the complete set I usually package them in a Zip file and create a pretty looking preview graphic with some basic information typed as text.
My next step is to upload these preview images on various websites for sale, accompanied with the source files for sale.
Now when it comes to creating cliparts my go-to tool is Adobe Illustrator. You will have to use some photo editing software as well . You can also use canva for this but I prefer using photoshop. It really doesn’t matter, any photo editing software will help you create Pretty mockups and a preview Graphics for your clip art sets.
When it comes to making a sale it is really not difficult the main thing is that you stay consistent and create. I have seen people who have been creating and listing nearly every week for the past 8 to 10 years and their income from simply selling $1 and $2 per graphics set and making around 10 to 20k per month easily.
Besides this, if you save these graphics as EPS files and list them up on stock photo sites you will have another constant source of income.
Even if you are not familiar with Adobe Illustrator you have two options, number one you can use few of my tutorials completely free to get hands-on experience with Illustrator, or, if you are good at creating by hand maybe watercolor and painting, you can create separate icons scan them save them as jpegs and pngs package them and sell as cliparts.
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Another cool way to use your graphics and clipart is to create digital invitations and designs and sell them on various websites.
Here is how to do it
Simply create a digital invitation with some mockup placeholder party details just like cliparts you will need to create a fun looking mockup for these invitations to present as a preview for the potential buyer. Next up you are going to upload this invitation to various websites few of these websites are zazzle, Cafepress, Etsy or your own self hosted website.
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It is really not that difficult to create and sell cliparts graphics PDF or printables using your images the one thing that is required is consistency and as well as Not overthinking the whole process.
Just keep creating and you will find the flow and once you do …. you will see some money Rolling In, this will definitely keep you motivated.
You really don’t have to overthink about and comparing your work with the rest of the world just list and put them up for sale a few of my drawings are really crappy but they are still making me sales once in a while so it doesn’t matter do not overthink or over judge you are maybe it will come to use for someone.
Just make sure that you are coming from my place of Mindset where you are sharing value with the world and when we give value, we get value in return.
Now it is your turn tell me do you already create digital products?
if so how you are creating them and where you are selling them I would love to know and if you are entirely new at this and you need some direction?
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