Lisa Congdon is a celebrated painter, illustrator, pattern designer and educator who has compiled her knowledge and years of experience into Art Inc. The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist.
Lisa guides the reader through topics such as; the nuts and bolts of your business, promoting your self, and selling your work.
Moving even deeper with ideas to consider such as writing your bio, preparing a press kit and organizing your files. The wealth of information supplied is supported by many artist interviews.
We as surface pattern designers strive for an artistic career. Art Inc. supplies the tools to make it happen.
It's Surtex time, and our members are to be found strutting their stuff around the web.
That feeling is a creative block, and that's one of the topics Danielle Krysa "The Jealous Curator" covers in her book, Creative Block. She has compiled interviews with 50 artists from all over the world, also delving into topics on how they feel about critique and whether they listen to their inner critic. Each chapter ends with a creative block activity created by the artist that may help pull you out of your creative block.
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Just a quick post today, to direct you to this great article on Pattern People about finding your niche in the print design industry. Whether you're newish to this industry, or more established but thinking about a change, this article has some good thoughts:
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