Stick To It! Stickermaking for Artists and Authors
Are you an artist or author interested in making and sharing stickers? Join us in this online class to learn the ins and outs of stickermaking! This class is intended to help specifically illustrators and writers enter the world of stickermaking, from designing and producing the stickers to sharing and selling them professionally. All ages and skill levels are welcome!
What We'll Cover
The Who and Why of Stickermaking
A brief intro to the world of stickermaking, its historical significance, and current net worth and usages.
Creating the Art and Producing Stickers
Learn about types of stickers, where to produce them, the pros and cons of making them yourself, and what kind of artwork works best in sticker format.
How to Share and Sell Stickers
Discover how to reach different audiences with your stickers, like sharing directly, wholesaling, and stocking your stickers in brick and mortars.
Working Directly with Authors and Hiring Illustrators
We'll discuss how authors can hire an artist, and how artists can work with authors.
Do's and Don'ts
Some final quick tips about working in the world of stickers, how to avoid common pitfalls, and best practices.
Q+A, Templates, and Critiques
We'll wrap up with a Q+A session, a quick brief on the optional sticker critiques, and an overview of how to use the included templates included in the class.
This Class Includes:
Live Skype Class
This class will be hosted live via Skype and a recording will be available for a limited time afterward.
The presentation slides, a written outine of the class, and a retailer outreach template will be emailed to participants after the live class. The slides and outline are yours to keep for reference, and the template provides a jumping off point for those interested in stocking their work in stores.
Optional Sticker Critique
Ready to take your stickers to the next level?
You may submit either a sticker sketch or the artwork for an existing sticker you'd like help with.
-two rounds of edits via email