Whether you’ve heard it from other people in your life, or whether it’s a worried voice in the back of your own head, the myth that anyone who follows their artistic passions is doomed to a life of financial difficulty might be holding you back.
While “making it” as an artist is difficult, it’s not impossible. Here are 6 artists who are proving that to be true by thriving while doing what they love.
Building a Business with Animation and Videography
Combining his love of film and drawing, super-seller Phalbo is able to spend most of his day working with diverse clients from around the world because of his Fiverr success. By valuing his own talents, Phalbo has been able to make a name for himself in the Fiverr community. Because of Fiverr, he has been able to carry on through the lean times that are inevitable when you work as a freelancer and still have a source of income.
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A Single Mom’s Voice Supports Her Family
As a single mom, Sue_mlc was struggling to both provide for her kids while being there for them as well. With her previous experience in radio, Sue decided to create a voiceover Gig on Fiverr and her business took off from there! Now Fiverr is an important part of her life and her livelihood and she is active both as a seller and as a buyer.
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How Silly Accents Gave a Family Freedom
Imagine getting an extra source of income just for doing something you have always enjoyed doing. That’s how voiceover artist Chris Cowan describes his Fiverr experience. With the steady extra income from his Fiverr voiceover Gigs, Chris and his family now have more financial flexibility, an important thing with three active boys at home!
A Classical Musician Plays his Way to Financial Independence
From classical violin player, touring the world, to computer programmer and analyst, Stuart, aka theviolinist, has had quite a life journey. Now, Stuart is back to doing what he truly loves – creating music and playing the violin. Fiverr allows him to have the freedom to play the violin for clients around the globe.
An Actor Talks His Way to Success Through Fiverr
As an actor and voiceover artist, Paul, known as Paulskye on Fiverr, is the ultimate non-starving artist. Having done voiceover work for some major clients, Paul never lets it go to his head, and he advises treating every project, no matter how big or small, with the same level of focus in order to have happy customers and a growing business. Paul is not just a seller, he’s also a regular buyer on Fiverr, which just goes to show that Fiverr is a real community of artists who are dedicated to each others’ success.
From Super Seller to Super Star
Being a Fiverr seller can lead to much more than financial independence, it can also lead to incredible adventures. That’s what happened for Lola Rhodes, who won our Big Hook competition last year and got to fly to Nashville, Tennessee to launch her music career. It just goes to show you that Fiverr success can lead to big opportunities!
In fact, you can hear her tell her story in her own words in her podcast all about how to make money from your art.
You Can Do It To Make!
Even if there are ups and downs along the way, the road to actually making money from your art and your passion is one of the most rewarding journeys you can take. Your life is yours to live, you might as well spend it doing what you love, especially since supporting yourself and your family is more than possible – it’s a reality for many.