Posts in Artist Resources
New Skillshare Class! Social Media Marketing: Top Tips for Growing Your Followers & Going Viral

My brand new Skillshare class is officially live! It’s packed with my top strategies for using social media to grow your followers and cultivate a strong brand.

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Announcing My New Online Class with Brit+Co: Styling Your Lettering in Photoshop

Want to create textures that make your lettering jump off the page? In my brand new online class, you’ll learn a variety of Photoshop techniques to apply stylistic embellishments and textures to your hand lettering or fonts.

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My New Skillshare Class has Launched! Learn Photoshop: Graphic Design Basics & Beyond

Visual communication is more important than ever. Add Photoshop to your toolkit to unlock unlimited potential in your art, career, and more! Join me for a 90-minute practical introduction to today’s most powerful and versatile visual editing program, Adobe Photoshop. No previous experience required!

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Develop Your Own Style of Art That Customers Will Gravitate Towards // CatCoq x Society6 Blog

A recognizable style of artwork reinforces your brand recognition, makes your portfolio memorable, and will keep your customers coming back for more. You can explore a variety of styles to identify and track best-sellers, then create more artwork in that vein to increase your top-selling pieces.

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Announcing My New Course // Modern Watercolor Techniques: Explore Skills to Create On-Trend Paintings

Explore your creativity and expand your painting skills with these step-by-step watercolor techniques! We’ll be focusing on modern techniques that you can’t achieve with any other medium – this is part of what makes watercolors so special.

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Digital Nomad Cat Coquillette on Scaling a Side Hustle into a Business  // Interview with Skillshare

Skillshare periodically features their top teachers in one-on-one interviews, which helps to demonstrate the broad depth of creatives and professionals who have have found success on their platform. After both of my classes made it into the Best Classes of 2017 List, they reached out to me to understand more about my journey as a creative and educator.

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All the Best Ways to Collect Email Addresses (So You Can Sell More Art)

There’s a reason your favorite websites hit you with pop-up windows to collect your email addresses. It’s because they work. Really, really well. I put together her top tips to collecting email addresses so you can start turning your fans into customers.

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Skillshare Best of 2017 – Featured List

Every January, Skillshare announces their curated "Best of" list, where their team hand-selects the top fifteen classes in two categories: Creative and Business + Tech. I'm so excited to announce that both of my new classes made the cut and I was featured in both lists!

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Email Marketing 101: Here’s How To Create Promo Emails That Convert

Email campaigns are one of the most effective methods of marketing your business online. I put together a checklist of key tips to help you create a solid email campaign that will appeal to your audience, boost your artwork sales online, and grow your brand recognition.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Art Licensing: Sell Your First Piece of Artwork Online

I've officially launched my newest online course! It’s packed with tips to help you make money selling your artwork online. Getting involved with art licensing is an excellent way to boost your passive income and my class is filled with tips to help you make your first sale online as well as boost your sales if you’re already established!

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The Top Ten Best Sites to Learn New Art Skills Reviewed by CatCoq for the Society6 Blog

Society6 asked me to put together a list of my top ten best resources for artists looking to grow their art skills. Check it out here. One key factor for succeeding as an artist is continuing to grow your creative skillset. My portfolio has evolved tremendously over the past few years. I’ve improved my painting techniques, learned time-saving shortcuts, established a solid aesthetic, and kept up with market trends. Utilizing the right resources was key in this journey.

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Tips for Framing Artwork – Choosing Frames, Matting, and Sizes for Art Prints

Picking out artwork for your home is the fun part. But how do you go about framing it? There are a few tips and tricks you can use to make sure you're choosing the perfect frame for the perfect print. 

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My New Skillshare Class is Live! // From Paper to Screen: Digitally Editing Your Artwork in Photoshop

My brand new Skillshare class has officially launched! From Paper to Screen: Digitally Editing Your Artwork in Photoshop is now open for enrollment. Tip: This class is essentially free to join if you click that link above and sign up for a 2-month free trial with Skillshare! One key factor with succeeded with passive income streams like licensing and print on demand is making sure your artwork translates beautifully from paper to screen. This class will be tailored to that process.

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My Skillshare Debut / Creating Art that Sells: A Working Artist’s Guide

My first class is officially live! I teamed up with Society6 & Skillshare to create a course dedicated to teaching artists + designers tips to boosting their passive income through selling artwork. After months of prep work, shooting in NYC, and working through final edits from across the world, I'm so thrilled with how everything came together. My course is FREE & open to anyone who wants to learn!

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How I Earn Passive Income as an Artist

I recently had the opportunity to partner up with Society6 and Skillshare to teach my own class. The topic: How artists can boost their passive income. The online class is packed with information for artists and designers looking to broaden their revenue streams. I thought it would be helpful to include a summary of the basics. Enjoy!

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Creative Ladies of Instagram: 5 Favorites

These ladies are totally killin' it with their creativity. These are some of my absolute favorite Instagram accounts to follow and I want to spread the word about these talented ladies in the creative field. Enjoy!

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Exclusive Interview with Moshery

Moshery's founder and chief editor, Meredith Schneider, reached out to me with an array of in-depth questions about my creative process. It wasn't until we spoke that we realized we're both Kansas City residents! It was great to meet another KC-local entrepreneur who is absolutely killing it with her blog.

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Business as Usual while Traveling

I'm happiest in life when I'm either traveling or planning two trips ahead. Traveling is a huge part of my lifestyle and I actively attempt to keep my business moving along while I'm out of the studio. It's not always easy, but I've picked up some tips and tricks along the way.

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