TikTok Ideas for Artists

In total, searches on TikTok related to artists reached 1,546,500 monthly searches, as of last month, and is growing quickly! Use the Glimpse TikTok tool to see what specific questions and keywords users are searching so you can get in front of them. Views, too, are significant. As of November 2022, views for 'artists', 'art', and 'abstractart' total to 362.8 billion.


1. Answer the most-searched questions about artists on TikTok. Hundreds of millions of people search TikTok each month. Get your content in front of them by using their questions in your video's description and as the spoken hook in the first 3 seconds of the video. For more on TikTok SEO / ranking strategy, see our full guide here.

TikTok Search Query (Questions)Number of Monthly Searches
What artists actually want?500+
What artists fanbases look like?500+
Where artists live in nyc?500+
Where artists stay in nyc?500+
Where artists went to college?500+
Where artists print their photography?500+
Why artists go viral?500+
Why artists sell catalog?500+
Why artists use gray background?500+
Should artists get llc?500+
Should artists worry about ai?500+
Should artists be versatile?500+
Should artists make nfts?500+
Should artists be scared of ai?500+
If artists made songs?500+
Are artists selfish?500+
Are artists being sacrificed?500+
Are artists rich?500+
Are artists poor?500+
Can artists be rich?500+

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2. Make local content about artists. Lots of users search their local city, here are just a few examples:

TikTok Search Query (Questions)Number of Monthly Searches
Artist in los angeles?500+
Artist near me?500+

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3. A day in the life of an artist

Share a day in the life of an artist, from waking up and getting inspired, to working in the studio, to taking breaks and exploring the world for new ideas. It's a great way to give people a behind-the-scenes look at what artists actually do all day, and it might just inspire someone to pursue a career in the arts.

4. Time-lapses of you creating art

People love watching time-lapses – especially when they show the creative process behind a work of art, or when the final artwork is radically different from the initial sketch. Whether you’re painting, sculpting, or doing any other type of art, a time-lapse of you working on your latest piece is sure to be a hit on TikTok.

5. Art tutorials

There are many aspiring artists who would love to learn how to paint or draw, but just don't know where to start. You can help by offering art tutorial videos – from basic to advanced skills including things like what art supplies to buy and where to buy them, or how to get inspiration. You can also emphasize what kind of training they'll need, to what kind of personal qualities they should have.

6. Art industry secrets

Give your followers a glimpse into the art world by revealing the best kept secrets of the art industry. There's a lot that goes on behind the scenes – from the process of creating art to the business of selling art. You can also delve into little-known topics like art forgeries, Old Masters, or how art galleries and museums curate works of art for exhibits.

7. How to find art inspiration

Artists find inspiration from a lot of sources – nature, other artists, museums, galleries, or even everyday objects, the list is endless. Explore different ways to find art inspiration, or give some tips on how to get creative when you're feeling stuck. You can also share how master artists find inspiration and feature them in your videos.

8. Art studio tour

Wake your viewers on a tour of your art studio! Show them where you create your art, how you organize your space, and what kind of materials you use. It'll give people a glimpse into your creative process, and also give inspiration to other artists for their own studios.

9. Tips and tricks for creating art

While everyone has their own unique style when it comes to art, sharing tips and tricks gained from your own experience can give aspiring artists a head start. Whether it’s digital art, traditional art, or even just doodling, there are tricks of the trade that only experienced artists know about.

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