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This video is well worth watching by those trying to succeed as artists.
Paul Klein has been involved in the art world and with artists for over 40 years. He used to run a gallery. He now focuses on teaching an online professional course for artists - and he works as mentor to TED Fellows.
Making good art is a necessary but not sufficient condition for becoming a successful artist.
He considers there are three necessary preconditions for being a successful artist
He identifies a mantra I have heard from a number of people - and frequently repeat to artists I've met in the last decade or so.
50% of an artist's efforts should be outside of making art - that means 30-70 of an artist's time should be on making an artist's career.
Sometimes artists can benefit enormously by having
This is a list of six articles which focus on effective writing for web and business writing which I think you'll find useful.
They provide great tips and techniques for effective writing for the web which makes life simple for your reader and creates engagement and come from from reputable sources.
I've previously written on this website about Writing for the Web - specifically in relation to the development of your website. I'll be adding these articles into this web page above if you just one bookmark for future reading and reference!
The articles below are generic - meaning they're not specifically written for artists who are developing websites and anywhere else where their text is read online. However the tips and techniques provided are BASIC to good writing for the web which create engagement.
Here are the six articles which all come from reputable sources. Some provide lists and checklists you'll want to make a note of or bookmark.
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I'm currently developing a new section on Art Business Information for Artists to make room for all the tips I've developed and collected about
The name keeps changing but it's essentially about stepping up to the reality of what it takes to become a successful artist. It's about:
plus two topics I've recently posted about on Making A Mark.
This is essentially about being an artist and
Topics will include
This is about real life and professional business practices for artists.
Art is not all about making art. There's a lot of routine which you need to make time for and which need to be followed if you aren't going to be wasting your time and living and working and storing your art in a complete mess. Plus professional practices which can make a difference between being a successful artist and an "also ran".
Topics will include:
LEARNING & Continued Professional Development
Topics will include
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Katherine Tyrrell writes about art, artists and the art business and has followers all over the world. She also delivers workshops for art organisations and reviews websites and career strategies for artists.
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