Learn how to make money as an artist 

Have you ever wondered, if and how you can make money by making art? Or you are already making a living and want to expand your income with your creative side projects.

Either way, this course is for you!

In this course, you will learn about 17 proven ways how you can make money as an artist. And there is more! The possibilities will grow exponentially if you combine them … all! 

What students say about the course

"This worth it every single second. The advice based on personal and other artist experiences made an outstanding mix of tips for artists of any level. Also, another cool thing is that Iva uses words and a way of explanation that is super simple at the same time that it is useful. I would also say that this course complements in a very good way the Artside of Life Youtube interviews. Highly recommended course. Thank you, Iva! Keep it up with the humbleness of sharing the gems of the creative careers!"


- Manuel F. 

 "The videos are super interesting and have great length, a little bit of everything for everyone interested in arts and by the practical sides of creating"


- Mm K. 

"I really like this class! A lot of great tips on making money with my art projects. I really liked how Iva structured each lesson to include tips on what to expect, how to start and how much I could potentially earn. Thanks!!"


- Tauras S.

What you will learn

17 proven ways how to make money as an artist and how much you could potentially earn 

What are their characteristics, advantages and what you can expect

How you can start and sustain each one of them and most importantly your creative lifestyle

After taking this course, you will know what to expect from each of the proven ways how you can make money as an artist and how you can start with the creative career you will love!

What you will get

Video lessons with practical examples - Course project

Who is it for?

How to Make Money as an Artist course is for all artists out there - professionals, beginners, hobbyists and everybody who thinks about making art as their viable career.    

Hi, I am Iva from Art Side of Life and I will be your instructor

Course Curriculum


If you’ve ever wondered, “Can I live from making art and how?” this class is for you. Iva from Art Side of Life podcast tells you how chatting with over 200 creative professionals helped her to gain insights from their different journeys

Lesson 1 - Job in a Company

You will learn about having a job in a company and being an artist employee

Lesson 2 - Being a Freelance artist

You will understand how to be a freelance artists

Lesson 3 - Private Commissions

You will get a sense of how private commissions work and what to consider when accepting them

Lesson 4 - Print on Demand

You will learn what print on demand websites are and why they are so interesting

Lesson 5 - License Your Art

You will learn about what is art licensing and how it works

Lesson 6 - Stock Platforms

You will understand what they are and why you may want to sell your art through them

Lesson 7 - Having Patrons on Patreon

You will get an understanding of why the patron model still works today

Lesson 8 - Selling Your Own Products on Etsy

You will get a feeling for why selling your art through Etsy may be an interesting option for you

Lesson 9 - Selling Your Art in the Galleries

You will learn about what are some important things you need to do in order to exhibit and sell in galleries

Lesson 10 - Google AdSense

You will get an idea of how Google AdSense can generate a nice passive income for you

Lesson 11 - Sponsorships

You will learn about the role of sponsors when you are a content creator

Lesson 12 - Affiliate Deals

You will start seeing how your favorite art products and services may reward you for promoting them to your fans

Lesson 13 - Self Publishing a Book on Amazon

You will learn why self-publishing a book through Amazon may be a great way to make money

Lesson 14 - Crowdfunding

You will get a sense of crowdfunding option and how it could make your dreams come true when it comes to releasing your art projects

Lesson 15 - Teaching Art

You will understand the advantage of sharing your knowledge about art and your art process with the others 

Lesson 16 - Creating a Membership website

You will learn why a membership site may be a great way to build and live from a close-knit community

Lesson 17 - Finding the Right Fit for You

Knowing yourself and what you want from your life is the number one step when considering which way of making money as an artist is right for you. I will give you a couple of tools so you can ask yourself important questions and get a sense of your own direction

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

You can start and finish at your own pace.

How long will I have access to the course?

You will have lifetime access to the course. You can start and finish it anytime you want. 

How can I pay for the course?

At the moment, we accept PayPal and credit card payments. Some students have had issues with Visa debit card and Visa prepaid card. If you have the possibility to use another credit card, please do so. Otherwise, please contact me at artsideoflife.com/contact

What equipment do I need to take the course?

Personal computer, tablet or smartphone. Please make sure you have access to a reliable internet connection to stream the videos. You will also need an email account to receive communication concerning this course. 

Where can I contact you in case I need help?

In case you have any questions related to this course, please contact me at artsideoflife.com/contact

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