Here’s another cartoon artist desperately trying to, ah, make some cash. (Sorry, couldn’t help myself.)
But I think this cartoon really stems from my interest in the relationship between money and art.
Both are “manufactured” these days, and often have a much higher value than the materials they’re made with.
At least this cartoon artist’s being honest about it, eh?
Finally, my "big project" is finished! It’s been a crazy day with a lot going on, but foliotwist.com is finally live and online! Since I’ve kept it a complete secret up until launch, here’s a quick (mostly visual) overview of what it does. . .read more
The term “starving artist” is so familiar it has its own page on Wikipedia. And most of the artists I know seem to work very hard for the money they make. So I was intrigued (and perplexed) when I read a blog post where artists were being called “money grabbing” because they were requesting, o. . . read more
So often we get stuck thinking that galleries are the only way to formulate an artistic career, that we forget about the myriad of other money-making opportunities available to artists. While a select few lucky artists can make a living selling their art through galleries alone, the rest of us. . . read more
About a week ago I had the opportunity to read Chris Guillebeau's new ebook for artists, The Unconventional Guide to Art & Money, and I was pleasantly surprised to find that it contained a lot of solid advice for artists who want to start making an income by selling their art online. I'm a. . . read more
Chances are, you might think that contracts are a boring and an unnecessary part of your business. If so, you COULD be right. Contracts may be unnecessary if your sales are all cash on delivery, if you're careful about the people you do business with, and if you are lucky. But if those three s. . . read more
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