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Top 10 Markets Bundle 2022

£518 / $586 £440 / $498 (approximate)

Learn how to pitch and make art for the top art-buying markets! This fabulous money-saving bundle includes 2 courses: Hot Markets for Your Art Part A and Part B.

Find out more about each action-packed self-paced course below

Hot Markets for Your Art Part A:  Build a professional portfolio to sell art in 5 of the most lucrative markets: bolt fabric, home décor, children’s books, wall art & gift.

Hot Markets for Your Art Part B:   Build a professional portfolio while learning all about 5 of the most lucrative markets for art: stationery, baby/children’s apparel & décor, scrapbooking, editorial (magazines) & party paper

Buy this bundle and save 15%!  Sign up  now for instant access and start building your stellar portfolio!!

top 10 markets bundle

Find out more about each action-packed self-paced course below

Hot Markets for Your Art Part A: Build a professional portfolio to sell art in 5 of the most lucrative markets: bolt fabric, home décor, children’s books, wall art, gift.

Wouldn’t you love to know exactly what companies like Anthropologie, Real Simple Magazine, Paperchase, Chronicle Books, Robert Kaufman Fabrics and so many others look for? If so, read on… Here’s what you get with MATS Part A:

In-depth insight into five of the most lucrative markets for art

  • Bolt fabric
  • Home décor
  • Children’s picture books
  • Wall art
  • Gift

These are all potential places to sell your work and Lilla explains exactly what makes art sell in each market.

Expert advice from the people who buy art, through a series of exclusive interviews with industry leaders who collectively buy millions of dollars of art every year. Find out exactly what art directors look for in each market.

A set of professional-level creative assignments. The course includes a series of assignments designed to build your portfolio strength in each market area. You will also have access to an archive of reviews of work by other artists to help you understand what sells, and how to improve. (*Please note this class does not include any live reviews by Lilla Rogers. For that you will need to register for one of our live courses!)

Hot Markets for Your Art Part B:  Build a professional portfolio while learning all about 5 of the most lucrative markets for art.

How to make art that sells in the following lucrative markets:

  • Stationery
  • Baby/children’s products, including apparel, toys, games and more
  • Scrapbooking
  • Editorial (magazines)
  • Party paper

A word from Lilla Rogers

“Yes, you can most certainly make a good living making art. But you need to get really good at your art. Passion plus putting in the time to make your work better and better is the secret. You need to be guided to make art in the most lucrative markets. That’s why I believe in this course as a tool to help you succeed.” Lilla Rogers

Also included in the course are tons of additional review recordings in our vaults

Buy the Top 10 Markets bundle and save 15%!

With the Top 10 Markets Bundle you get an amazing  insight into 10 of the most lucrative markets for art

  • Bolt fabric
  • Home décor
  • Children’s picture books
  • Wall art
  • Gift
  • Stationery
  • Baby/children’s products, including apparel, toys, games and more
  • Scrapbooking
  • Editorial (magazines)
  • Party paper

These are all potential places to sell your work and Lilla explains exactly what makes art sell in each market.

Expert advice from the people who buy art, through a series of exclusive interviews with industry leaders who collectively buy millions of dollars of art every year. Find out exactly what art directors look for in each market.

A set of professional-level creative assignments. The course includes a series of assignments designed to build your portfolio strength in each market area. You will also have access to an archive of reviews of work by other artists to help you understand what sells, and how to improve. (*Please note this class does not include any live reviews by Lilla Rogers. For that you will need to register for one of our live courses!)

Purse, book and coasters in a collage design of birds, flowers and stamps
Adena Jooste’s piece for Gift Week

Each section includes:

  • In-depth market overview (what sells, who buys it, what they are looking for)
  • Examples of real jobs
  • Interview with a market expert, art director or a flourishing artist who is known for selling work in that market
  • A professional-level assignment and step-by-step guidelines to respond with great art that sells
  • Style development advice
  • Fresh inspiration
  • Business and life advice from Lilla

You will also get access to a private community space where you can connect with other artists and designers, share your work and support each other.

Class access also includes access to valuable archives:

  • Access to an archive* of 25+ reviews by Lilla Rogers featuring over 500 pieces of artists’  work, showing examples of work ready to send to clients, as well as advising on how to improve pieces to increase their commercial viability
  • Access to an archive* of assignments used in past classes, so you can build your portfolio and keep stretching yourself
  • Access to a question bank featuring the questions Lilla gets asked most frequently by artists trying to break into the industry

*Archives feature content from past classes when MATS A & MATS B were run as a live online course. Now that it is self-paced we are offering unprecedented access to ALL past content, including all minis, assignments, and reviews.

By registering for any of the Make Art That Sells classes and participating in any of the Make Art That Sells community areas, please be aware you are agreeing to the following Terms & Conditions:

  • No feedback from Lilla Rogers is offered in any course which is not live.
  • You agree that Make Art That Sells may give permission to select art directors to view the finished works submitted for critique in MATS A/B/Home Décor/Lilla’s Art Recipes: Drawing Faces. Should they be interested in working with you, Make Art That Sells will put you in contact and you can continue your discussions directly.
  • You give permission for Make Art That Sells to use any images you submit for critique in any class, or share in the class community area, to be included in any future class-related marketing or promotional strategies, online or offline. You will always be credited and will retain the rights to your work.
  • You agree to the class Ground Rules which are as follows: (i) Stay open (ii) Be positive (iii) No negative critique of others (iv) No excuses are necessary. If you miss a deadline for submitting your assignment that is fine, but the entire class does not need to know the reasons for that.
  • You acknowledge that Make Art That Sells and Do What You Love Ltd are the owner(s) or licensee(s) of all intellectual property rights in the site and the digital products you purchase, including any databases that hold relevant information about the site and its products. They are protected by copyright or trademark registration and you may only use any of the digital products in line with these terms.
  • You acknowledge that all of the digital products that are available for sale on our site are owned or controlled by our licensors, or us. Upon payment of the price for any of these digital products, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the digital products for your own personal, non-commercial use.
  • You agree that you shall not redistribute, transmit, assign, sell, commercially exploit, broadcast, modify, adapt, edit, sub-license, rent, share, lend, or transfer any digital products that you purchase through this site, or any of the contents delivered via Facebook Live or within our private communities.
  • You acknowledge that Make Art That Sells reserves the right to delete any inappropriate comments in the classroom or any of the class-related community spaces, in order to provide and maintain a supportive classroom environment.
  • You confirm that you are purchasing a single license for this course for your individual use only. To enquire about educational/corporate rates (for official groups of 10 or more) please send an email to hello [at] makeartthatsells.com.
  • You acknowledge that Lilla Rogers Studio/Make Art That Sells reserves the right to replace any advertised content with alternative content of an equivalent value without notice
  • You acknowledge that all sales are final and no refunds will be given before, during or after class.
  • You acknowledge that, if paying in installments, no part-payments will be refunded should you cancel your place before class begins.
  • All courses are priced in GBP £. Any approximate $ equivalents given are for reference only. When paying by PayPal, you will be charged in your local currency at the prevailing PayPal exchange rate.
  • You give permission for your email address to be added to the mailing lists of Lilla Rogers Studio, Make Art That Sells and Do What You Love. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Privacy Policy

We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

Delivery Policy

All of the MATS lessons are delivered online in a private password-protected classroom. We do not deliver physical products in the post. Our online communities are offered via individual Facebook groups, to which you can request access, which will be granted once your enrolment has been confirmed. You can access the private classroom for your course via the Account section of this website, on or after the advertised start date of the course. For self-paced classes you can access the private classroom via the Account section of this website, as soon as your purchase is complete.

Make Art That Sells reserves the right to change the time of any advertised Live Review without notice, for any reason whatsoever. If you have any issues accessing classrooms you can contact us at [email protected] where we will always endeavor to respond within 72 hours.

You can view our full detailed terms & conditions here: https://makeartthatsells.com/terms-conditions/

Make Art That Sells, 2021

More Bootcamp art, this time from August’s beautiful art-led book assignment. Art agent Lilla loved this art by Robin Potter Nolasco 😍

@potter_nolasco_robin #MakeArtThatSells #AssignmentBootcamp #IllustrationAssignments #RobinPotterNolasco #JeanneBaret #HistoryIllustration #BotanicalIllustration #Bougainvillea #FloralArt
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Some Bootcamp prettiness for your weekend 😍 Art agent Lilla loved this piece by Make Art That Sells student Samantha Franklin.

This month, students were asked to imagine a world where the arts were valued and creative people properly recompensed.

@_sophiesheart #MakeArtThatSells #MATSBootcamp #ArtIsWork #ArtIsEssential #ArtMatters
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There’s still time to enter our brilliant video testimonial competition to win My Year of Art School Live – every single one of art agent Lilla’s live courses in 2023 – AND a 1:1 career consultation with Lilla!

Head over to our blog for all the details – copy and paste or find the link in our Stories 👉 https://bit.ly/3C3tWUa

HURRY! Last date for entries is Thursday, October 13th.

Lilla loved this entry from Make Art That Sells student Natalia Gonzalez❤️

@nat_gonzalezh #MakeArtThatSells #Competition #VideoCompetition #Testimonial #VideoTestimonial #WeekendProject #NataliaGonzalez #MATS
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How does an artist create a story board for a picture book?

Find out in this week’s blog – follow the link in our Stories or copy and paste 👉 https://bit.ly/3y3MjHc

Pictured: Lilla's dreamy Magic Cards that will help you unlock your unique story idea 😍

(Make sure you never miss a blog post - sign up for our mailing list here 👉 https://makeartthatsells.com/newsletter/)

#MakeArtThatSells #StoryBoard #StoryBoarding #StoryArt #ArtProcess #StoryProcess #KidLitArt #PictureBook
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✨ FREE COURSE ✨

Have you signed up for our brilliant FREE art history course, Redrawing Black History, led by the fantastic Tamisha Anthony, yet?

It’s self-paced, which means you get instant access as soon as you sign up!

Grab your place now (and why not tag a friend you’d love to take it with in the comments?) – copy and paste or follow the link in our Stories 👉 https://bit.ly/3SlihXH

@tamisha.anthony #MakeArtThatSells #RedrawingBlackHistory #BlackArtHistory #BlackHistory #BlackArtists #PortraitIllustration #PortraitArt #EditorialIllustration
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Just a little boast 🤭 (or as Muhammad Ali says, it’s not bragging if you can back it up!)

There’s still time to sign up for Lilla’s last LIVE course of 2023, My Kid Book Pitch, which starts Monday, October 24th. Get ready to unleash the fabulous unique picture book story you’ve always wanted to write!

Find out more and sign up now – copy and paste or follow the link in our Stories 👉 https://bit.ly/3BHvaUA

#MakeArtThatSells #Testimonial #MATSReview #StudentReview #CustomerReview
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Did you catch the recent FREE WebinART event featuring Lilla Rogers Studio’s new artist, Paloma O’Toole? Lilla and Paloma talked about how the story Paloma has written and illustrated is near and dear to her heart, her process, her day-to-day, and more!

If you missed it, catch up on our YouTube channel now – it’s perfect to listen to while you sketch! Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel for more fab free content to support your creative career.

Find the link in our Stories or copy and paste 👉 https://bit.ly/3BHncuO

@palomaotoole #PalomaOToole #LillaRogers #ArtAgent #ArtAgency #PictureBookArt #ChildrensBookIllustration #KidLitArt #YouTube
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More gorgeous art from Bootcamp! This was another of art agent Lilla’s top picks, by Make Art That Sells student Rocio Mariposa ❤️

@rociomariposa #MATSBootcamp #PortfolioBootcamp #PortfolioArt #ArtAssignments #IllustrationAssignments
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Beautiful Bootcamp artwork! Art agent Lilla loved this piece by Make Art That Sells student Kate E Burke 😍

@kate_e_burke #MakeArtThatSells #LillaRogers #ArtAgent #AssignmentBootcamp #IllustrationPortfolio
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What are you doing this weekend? 👀

Enter our incredible video testimonial competition and you could win My Year of Art School Live – every single one of art agent Lilla’s live courses in 2023 – AND a 1:1 career consultation with Lilla!

Head over to our blog for all the details – copy and paste or find the link in our Stories 👉 https://bit.ly/3LvUOAg

HURRY! Last date for entries is Thursday, October 13th.

Lilla loved this entry from Make Art That Sells student Galia Luz ❤️

@galialuz #MakeArtThatSells #Competition #VideoCompetition #Testimonial #VideoTestimonial #WeekendProject #GaliaLuz #MATS
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🚨 FAB FREEBIE ALERT!

In today’s newsletter and blog, we’re giving away a juicy 8-page career download, complete with worksheets, that will help you to get more illustration customers and thus increase how much money you can make from your art – completely FREE!

Go get it now – and make sure you’re on our mailing list so you never miss another freebie!

Clickable links in our stories or copy and paste:

✨ Get your FREE download 👉 https://bit.ly/3Sg4b9i
✨ Get on our mailing list 👉 https://makeartthatsells.com/newsletter/

#MakeArtThatSells #FreeDownload #MATSMBA #CreativeCareer #ArtCareer #IllustrationCareer #IllustratorsOfInstagram #IllustrationArtists #IllustrationGram
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Have you signed up for our Freebie Library yet? 👀

It’s packed with tons of great FREE resources to support your creative career, like mini video series on home décor design and tips for children’s book illustration, gorgeous worksheets from art agent Lilla, and free downloads on subjects like submitting your art to clients and how to get an agent.

Sign up now for FREE – link in Stories or copy and paste 👉 https://bit.ly/3f7SzXE

P.S. Tomorrow we’ll be giving away a fantastic FREE resource all about how you can find more customers for your art, taken from our MATS MBA (Money BadAss) course. Don’t miss it – make sure you’re on our mailing list here 👉 https://makeartthatsells.com/newsletter/

#MakeArtThatSells #FreeResources #FreeDownload #FreeWorksheet #FreeVideo #FreeVideoSeries #Illustragram #IllustratorsOfInstagram #FreeArtResources
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Did you catch the recent FREE WebinART event featuring Lilla Rogers Studio’s new artist, Kim Fleming? Kim and art agent Lilla discussed Kim’s gorgeous picture book art, her work process, and more.

If you missed it, catch up on our YouTube channel now – it’s perfect to listen to while you sketch! Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel for more fab free content to support your creative career.

Find the link in our Stories or copy and paste 👉 https://bit.ly/3qLRKGT

@kimflemingillustration #KimFleming #LillaRogers #ArtAgent #ArtAgency #PictureBookArt #ChildrensBookIllustration #KidLitArt #YouTube
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More gorgeous art coming out of Assignment Bootcamp! Art agent Lilla loved this by Make Art That Sells student Jean Ruth 😍 ...

Make Art That Sells student Sam Rudd won My Year of Art School Live – every single one of our LIVE courses for a full year – for this fab video testimonial 😍

You could win My Year of Art School Live 2023 PLUS a 1:1 career consultation with top art agent Lilla Rogers in our new competition!

Head over to our blog for all the details – copy and paste or find the link in our Stories 👉 https://bit.ly/3LhT9y4

@samrudddesign #MakeArtThatSells #Competition #VideoCompetition #Testimonial #VideoTestimonial #AssignmentBootcamp #MATSBootcamp
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More fab art coming out of Assignment Bootcamp! Art agent Lilla loved this by Make Art That Sells student Brooke O’Neill 😍

@brookeoneill.illustration #MakeArtThatSells #AssignmentBootcamp #PortfolioBootcamp #PortfolioArt #ArtAssignments #IllustrationAssignments #FloralArt #BotanicalArt
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More gorgeous art coming out of Assignment Bootcamp! Art agent Lilla loved this by Make Art That Sells student Heather Manning 😍

@printwarestudio #MakeArtThatSells #LillaRogers #AssignmentBootcamp #IllustrationPortfolio #MATSBootcamp #PortfolioBootcamp #FloralArt #BotanicalArt
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Enter our incredible video testimonial competition and you could win My Year of Art School Live – every single one of art agent Lilla’s LIVE courses in 2023 (including her brand new yet to be announced one 👀) – AND a 1:1 career consultation with Lilla!

Head over to our blog for all the details – copy and paste or find the link in our Stories 👉 https://makeartthatsells.com/win-all-of-our-live-courses-in-2023/

Lilla loved this entry from Make Art That Sells student Liz Munro 🐨

@lizmunroart#MakeArtThatSells #Competition #VideoCompetition #Testimonial #VideoTestimonial #Koala #KoalaArt #LizMunro
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Gorgeous art coming out of this year’s Assignment Bootcamp – art agent Lilla loved this piece by Make Art That Sells student Beatrice Tinarelli 😍

Want to take part next year for free? 👀 Tomorrow we’ll be announcing a huge competition where you could win My Year of Art School Live – every single one of the live courses we’re running in 2023 – and a 1:1 with Lilla!

Don’t miss it – make sure you’re on our mailing list now! Link in Stories or copy and paste 👉 https://bit.ly/3RYftyW

@hellobea #MakeArtThatSells #Bootcamp #AssignmentBootcamp #IllustrationBootcamp #HelloBea #BeatriceTinelli #PlantCare #PlantLover #Aztekium #PlantArt
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Discover your artistic style with the FREE Magic Style Decoder from art agent Lilla Rogers!

What is your artistic style and what does it say about you? What is your aesthetic DNA?

Join our mailing list now for your FREE download, plus tons of tips and advice, free assignments, news of special offers and more every week!

Get the link in our Stories or copy and paste 👉 https://bit.ly/3L8Uffw

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