Selling Art Online: The Creative Guide to Turning Your Artistic Work into Cash
Your Art Deserves to Be Seen! If you’re like most visual artists, at some point in your life, you were told you couldn’t make a living from your work—very few people get rich as photographers, illustrators or designers—Get a real job instead. Many others of you were told there are only a handful of ways to become a successful artist; that galleries were hard to break into, and if you weren’t in those trendy spaces, you weren’t a real artist. All due respect to the family and friends who may have given you that advice, but it is complete B.S., and I wrote this book for you. Selling Art Online shows you several ways you can take your art, make money, be happy, and beat back all the doubt and criticism. This could be the most eye-opening book you read about being a creative entrepreneur. Whether you’re an illustrator, artist, designer, photographer or any variety of visual creator, this book could change your point of view on how you sell your work. Is this a get rich quick book? No, not at all. Everything here is simple, but nothing is easy. You will work your butt off, especially at first, but as they say in gambling, “the juice is worth the squeeze.” It will be hard, and you will love it. This book gives you freedom. Freedom from the confines of old structures, freedom from the gatekeepers who keep you held back, and freedom from the oppressive comments of others intended to keep you from getting disillusioned, but you’re smarter, tougher, and more resourceful than they know. Although you may not find overnight success within these pages, it will liberate you and give you tools to do more with the work you have, providing you new opportunity for more revenue and exposure.