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Enamel Pin Making: From Initial Sketch to Your First Sale

By The Crowned Rabbit

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Enamel Pin Making: From Initial Sketch to Your First Sale

with Artist, The Crowned Rabbit

WHAT IS THIS CLASS ABOUT?

Are you interested in enamel pin making? Opening your own shop to sell your wares? This course takes you step-by-step through the entire process of making your own enamel pins. From coming up with your initial sketch, to finding a manufacturer and promoting your creations, you will learn all you need to know to create high quality pins and how to make your first sale.

WHO IS THIS CLASS FOR?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn about the enamel pin making process from a professional pin maker. You will be guided through all of the necessary steps to turn your ideas into tangible products. Once completed, you will learn how to package, promote, and sell your pins.

WHAT WILL THE STUDENTS ACHIEVE?

Taking this course will provide you with a greater understanding of the pin making process. You will learn how to turn your sketches into design files. You will understand the average expense of creating enamel pins and how to price your pins for sale. You will know how to find a manufacturer and what important questions you should always ask when working with a new factory. Upon the completion of this course, you will have all the information you will need to go forward with your pin making journey.

Step 1: All you need to know about enamel pins (Materials, Effects, Sizing)

Step 2: Turning your initial sketches into design files for production

Step 3: How to find manufacturers & Must-know questions to ask them

Step 4: Raising money for production! Pre-sales, Kickstarters, Campaigns, and more

Step 5: How to price your pins and make your first sale with focuses on building an online presence, social media, websites, and budgets

Important Notice: This is an early bird class! That means the production of this class is just starting. The curriculum is subject to change, and content may be uploaded sequentially based on the creator’s schedule to ensure that we provide the class in the best quality possible.

Welcome


  1. Meet Your Instructor: Jennifer!

  2. Introduction to the course

Chapter 1: Enamel Pin Production Process


  1. Breaking down how enamel pins are made
  2. Hard enamel vs soft enamel
  3. Plating options
  4. Pin effects
  5. Sizing, molds, and pricing

Chapter 2: Brainstorming Ideas


  1. Coming up with ideas for designs
  2. Creating a mood board
  3. Sketch with me - advice on art block, comparing yourself to others, and general stresses of starting out. (Sketch in procreate, photoshop, or just a regular sketchbook!)
  4. Define your sketch to work as a pin

Chapter 3: From Sketch to Design File


  1. Pantone colors
  2. Vectoring your designs in Adobe Illustrator
  3. Setting up your design file for production

Chapter 4: Manufacturing


  1. How to find a manufacturer
  2. Essential questions to ask potential manufacturers
  3. Receiving your quote
  4. Asking for a sample
  5. Production: How long will it take?

Chapter 5: Funding Your Projects


  1. Pricing your pins
  2. Necessary pre-orders
  3. Kickstarter campaigns - set up and promotion
  4. Patreon pin clubs

Chapter 6: Post-Production Process


  1. Pin grading
  2. What to do if your pins have defects?
  3. Photographing your products
  4. Packaging

Chapter 7: Selling Your Pins


  1. What platforms to use to sell your pins?
  2. Advertising and marketing
  3. Bringing traffic to your shop (SEO)
  4. Orders and fulfillment - Shipstation and label printers
  5. Customer service

Bonus Chapter: Some Extras!


  1. Brand identity and website layouts
  2. Slow sales? What to do?
  3. Sales tax for your online shop
  4. Pin pods for exposure and growth
  5. Branching out to other products

Outro


  Congratulations on Completing the Course!


Meet Your Creator
My name is Jennifer Lynn and I am the creator behind “The Crowned Rabbit.” My shop has been an ever expanding adventure allowing me to design products that feed my passion for animals and pets. I have 6+ years experience with designing, producing, and selling enamel pins, stationery, fine art prints, and more! Inspired by my own pet rabbit, I’ve not only created a line of whimsical animal keepsakes and accessories, but I've connected with my customers' love for animals as well.

It is recommended to have access to Adobe Illustrator, but not a requirement for this course.

Duration of the Course

You can access the class videos for 32 weeks. Within that period, you can replay the videos in as many devices as you want.

Important Notice

This is an early bird class! That means the production of this class is just starting. The curriculum is subject to change, and content may be uploaded sequentially based on the creator’s schedule to ensure that we provide the class in the best quality possible.

Earn points to Extend the Class Access

Receive points by completing chapter missions OR by taking the class two or more times a week. And use the points to extend your class access!

Super Early Bird Offer

Once we pass the release date, we will no longer offered the class at "Super Early Bird". The rate will be raised after the date, right now is the cheapest deal you can get.

Installment Payment

Quadpay is available for the payment! Your order will be split into 4 installments paid over 6 weeks! To find out more, please visit Quadpay.

Class Preparation

You will need to get Clip Studio Paint on your drawing tablet to take this class.

Class Access

Class videos will be available by July 23rd. We will notify you via email regarding how to access to the class videos on the release date.

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