Getting Started on Minted

5 Ways to Connect With the Minted Artist Community
6 Tips for Success in Minted Challenges
6 Tips to Inspire Originality in Your Minted Designs
8 Tips for Getting Started in the Design World
9 Tips for Recent Grads Seeking Creative Careers
How to Thrive During Minted’s Holiday Challenge Season

Critiques & Feedback

10 Tips for Critiquing Minted Art and Design
7 Ways to Master Art and Design Critiques
15 Questions to Prompt Stationery Design Critiques on Minted
15 Questions to Inspire Quality Art Critiques

Creativity & Inspiration

The Minted Guide to Creating Original Work
What is Truly Unique? Sound Advice for Ensuring Your Work is Original
Jessica Hische’s 7 Truths for Creative Success
How to Overcome a Total Creative Void
7 Podcasts for Inspiring Your Creativity
4 Mantras for Being Boss in Work and Life

Setting Up a Minted Artist Store + Self-Launching Products

The Essential Checklist for Minted Artist Stores
Top 10 Tips for Curating Your Minted Artist Store
10 Tips for Taking Great Photos for Your Artist Store
How to Merchandise Your Minted Artist Store for the Holidays
Expert Tips for Self-Launching Minted Home Decor
5 Tips for Refreshing Your Minted Artist Store in Q1
6 Tips for Non-Custom Self-Launch Stickers and Labels

Building & Marketing Your Personal Brand

Minted’s 7 Tips for Creating a Unique Artist Brand
5 Tips for Building Your Creative Brand Online
Minted Affiliate Marketing 101
6 Tips for Creating Engaging Social Media Content
What are the Best Social Media Platforms For You?
How to Build Your Creative Brand on Instagram
4 Pinterest Tips to Help Your Content Drive Traffic + Sales
9 Ways to Build a Social Media Following
5 Tips for Getting Press From Local Media and Blogs
How to Promote Your Artist Store Beyond Social Media

Advice & Stories from Minted Artists

One Artist Lives in Paris and the Other in Omaha—and They’re Like Two Peas in a Pod
Q&A: What’s Your Advice for Collaborating With Someone?
Karly Depew of Oscar & Emma Gets Real about Work-Life Balance and the Buckets of Life
Greek-Mexican-L.A. Artist Finds Creative Bliss in Letterforms

Read more artist stories and advice in “Meet a Minted Artist

Tutorials & Technical Tips

Award-Winning Minted Artists Share 3 Tips for Making a Good Illustrator File Great
How to Create Repeating Patterns in Illustrator
Top 10 File Prep Tips for Minted Artists
Top 10 Tips for Preparing a Design for Minted Foiling
How to Photograph Your 2-D Art
How to Safely Package Framed and Unframed Original Art
Top Ten Tips for Tip-Top Type! by R Studio
Working with Textures in Illustrator by Lori Wemple
Making of “Around the World” by GeekInk