Pursuing Your Art Full-Time with Paige Poppe | Ep1

What would it look like to pursue your art full-time? In this episode, we talk with Paige Poppe about evolving your style, crafting your ultimate creative environment, and how to make a true living with your art. 

 

Summary:

  • what it feels like to have her own art studio space 
  • her background in architecture and why she decided to pursue her art after college
  • the crucial mindset she made to go from 85% to 100% dedication to her business
  • what qualities it takes to make a true full-time living from your art 
  • why you don’t have to choose between fine art and fun art
  • how to build confidence in order to sell your artwork 
  • how to hone in on your own unique style and own it
  • how she got her start selling skateboard decks
  • what her creative process really looks like

 

Quotables: 

  • “If you put both feet into your business, the momentum will pick up.” (Tweet it!)
  • “I never thought full-time art was possible. I’m a big believer than the online space has changed that.” (Tweet it!) 
  • “I try to make my art look as much like a sketchbook page as possible.” (Tweet it!) 
  • “I’m going to pursue my style and what I like. The part about people liking it has to come second.” (Tweet it!) 
  • “If you feel more connected to your work, your audience is going to feel more connected to it too.” (Tweet it!) 
  • “Everyone should have a website. Sharing your process is so important.” (Tweet it!) 

 

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A sample of Paige's work:

Paige Poppe on the #createlounge podcast