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Instagram Success for Artists : 2 Week Challenge to Grow Your Following

Ohn Mar Win, Illustrator surface designer teacher

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12 Videos (49m)
    • Introduction

    • Overview of the class

    • Your Instagram Profile

    • Make Art Everyday

    • Other Content to Consider

    • Use good quality pics

    • Use great captions

    • Timings of posts & Insights

    • Comments and Engagement

    • Hashtags

    • Final thoughts & Class project


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About This Class


I set up my Instagram account in September 2014 starting with a fuzzy picture of a pear sketch, and just a handful of followers. Now just over 3 years later, I have 100,000 followers, and in this class I want to share some of the tips I used to achieve this. I really enjoy sharing my art on this platform, as it almost serves as a daily time capsule of where my art is at, and is a good reflection of me and my personality. 

There's a theory that goes if you perform a certain task every day for 30 days, new pathways are formed in your brain, so it becomes a habit. This can be applied advantageously to many areas of your life. I also feel this is a great approach for gaining great follows on Instagram.

This class for those who are already using or wish to use Instagram as part of their art, illustration or design business. I believe if you made consistent effort for at least 2 weeks, using the tips I'll be outlining in the class you'll seen tangible results in that time: more followers !!

The class will cover :

* an effective profile, including profile pics, identifiable user names and links

* making art everyday ( if possible) to build up anticipation 

* good quality phots or images

* effective captions for your post

* timing and using insights

* comments and the all important engagement

I hope you'll join me in this first class of 2018

Also a massive thank you to the artists who kindly let me feature their work - without their helpful support I would not have been able to create this class

Claire Picard  

Dylan Mierzwinski 

Tom Froese

Jess (jeshypark)

Affra Gibbs


241 of 242 students recommendSee All

I've been on IG since day 1, as a graphic artist I learned a few things about receiving an organic following for my IG account without spending money.
clear and useful instructions to make a difference to your IG success...found it very useful!
Raquel Torres

Freelance Surface Pattern Designer

Very informative class. I'm sure my IG will grow due to implementing the things taught in this course!
Matthew Vargas

Illustrator and Goal Coach





Ohn Mar Win

Illustrator surface designer teacher

Over Ohn Mar Win's long and varied 20 year career she has always worked as an illustrator and surface designer. She was also an in house designer producing greetings cards, stationery and gifts for many UK names. These days Ohn Mar is primarily known for her textural foodie images, which have now appeared in The Most Gorgeous Cookbook Ever, a book of 30 of her own illustrated recipes. She has also illustrated cookery books for Quarto Publishing, Kyle Books, Sterling/ Barnes and Noble ...

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