Telling your artist story is an effective method of making that important connection to your audience.
Many of my studio furnishings were found in used building supply and consignment stores, and I was creative with the use of inexpensive hardware and bartering.
It is almost like I am adding new layers to the memory, layers filled with new, empowering perspectives.
Where I see a debilitating lack of self-esteem is not in their artistic practices, but rather in the business activities that are necessary to make them self-sustaining.
How do self-employed artists balance studio and administrative time without losing their minds?
Many artists cultivate multiple ways of earning, and have found that teaching is a popular option that can take various forms.
The concept is to provide a free educational platform that teaches, supports and provides feedback for visual artists everywhere.
Your statement should contain only that information you consider most important—to your art and to your goals. Stick to the basics.
Turning what is, initially, a customer’s thoughts into a creative design good enough for them to get tattooed permanently onto their skin is what really makes it worthwhile.
It really comes down to having a track record of exhibitions, a strong body of work and regularly putting yourself out there.
Taking commissions isn’t for everyone; it requires a mindset where the artist is excited about the collaborative effort involved in producing a personalized piece of art.
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