Make Creativity Your Day Job!

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First time on Right Brain Rockstar? Not sure where to begin? I can help with that…

Some FAQs:

What is Right Brain Rockstar all about?

Right Brain Rockstar is a blog for creative folk who are interested in learning how to make a living from their creativity. There’s advice on art & money, artist websites, general inspiration, and even some art lessons.

Who writes this stuff?

Mainly me, Dan Johnson (you can read more about me here), but also occasionally some awesome guest authors.

What should I read first?

You can read whatever you like, whenever you like, but if you want some recommendations, you might want to start with these…


38 Amazing People Who Will Help You Quit Your Job and Follow Your Dreams

8 Awesome Free Guides I Wish I Had Read Years Ago

Are You Stuck in a Lifeless Routine? Don’t Wait For a Wake-up Call, Make a Change Today

5 Artists’ Insights Into How to Make Creativity Your Day Job

Art & Money

Can You Really Make Money From Art?

8 Alternative Ways to Earn Money from Your Creativity

How You Can Build a Creative Career Out of All Your Interests

Will You Sell What You Create, Or Create Something You Can Sell?

Art Instruction

3 Handy Tips For Learning to See Like an Artist

Perception of Edges – The Five Basic Skills of Drawing – Part 1

General Advice

Make Your Art Blog Matter

16 Things You Can Do Today to Get Your Artwork Noticed

Beating Perfectionism to Overcome Procrastination

Business or Pleasure: Should You Turn Your Hobby Into a Career?

I Want More!

There’s plenty more where that came from in the archives, and if that’s not enough, check out my recommended resources to see what some other creative people have to offer.