Aspiring artists often imagine what it would be like to make money from their artwork. They have high levels of ability, talent and desire, but find themselves working in less than rewarding day jobs. If you expect to eventually get paid, or increase the prices your work commands, then you must have a business plan (more…)
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Are there really specific habits of successful artists?
By darwindower on March 16, 2012 in Darwin Dower Studios
Recently I was asked if I thought there were specific habits that helped aspiring artists become successful. Several other questions followed…What do I need to do? What resources are available? Where can I get the help? Who can guide me? Do I need a business plan? (more…)
Failure is just a word
By admin on July 5, 2011 in Darwin Dower Studios
Failure is just a word. It’s how you recover from it that makes the difference. (more…)
Afraid to take time off once in a while?
By darwindower on June 16, 2010 in Darwin Dower Studios
As an artist, are you afraid to take time off once in a while? (more…)
Dealing with Artist Block
By darwindower on February 17, 2010 in Darwin Dower Studios
Have you ever woke up wanting, needing to create? The desire is nipping at your brain, but you are running on empty with ideas. Artist block is a natural process that all artists go through. It usually comes right before a huge growth period. Your brain is telling you its time to “fill-up.” Read more…..