I was skeptical when I ordered this book.
I’ve read many ‘How to’ books….. ‘Making it in the Art World’……. ‘Crafting for $$$’s’……….. ‘Make Money Selling Your Art’……. yadda yadda yadda.
I am pleasantly surprised by this simple looking volume.
First I was taken by the title. Because this is the answer I usually give when people ask me what I ‘do’.
Unlike many of the other books that are either too simplistic or too vague this gives actual advice.
How to evaluate your strengths and weakness, assessing what market is right for your type of artwork and then how to go about getting it there.
Some of the suggestions you’re going to know already.
Some maybe not.
But what struck me most is she has me questioning what I REALLY want out of what I’m producing.
Getting me past the pie in the sky dreams of notoriety (wink wink, nudge nudge) and making me take a realistic look at what is the right fit for ME.
I guess to many of you this is basic stuff.
But there have been one or two sentences that have practically reached out from the page and slapped me upside my head.
I give it ★★★★★