How to Be an Artist Without Losing Your Mind, Your Shirt, or Your Creative Compass: A Practical Guide (Paperback)
A Practical Guide
Countryman Press, 9781581573671, 208pp.
Publication Date: May 3, 2016
Whether you're a new graduate, considering a job change, or a creative type who isn't finding time to pursue your passions, don't fall for this line: "Do what you love and the money will follow." The world is full of starving artists, but you don't need to starve financially to thrive artistically. Author JoAnneh Nagler wants you to welcome your creativity and continue to make art--but to do so with a plan. In this groundbreaking book, she provides step-by-step strategies to teach writers, sculptors, painters, musicians, designers, and other artists how tohave a well-supported, well-lived life--and make art at the same time.
Learn how to:
- Answer your own artistic callings and get to your art work
- Give up starving and struggling and build a supported, creative daily life
- Manage time, money, and day jobs with easy-to-learn, simple tools
- Develop rock-solid creative work ethics and motivational skills
No matter what kind of creative person you are, this book has the tools you need to live the life you've always wanted to live--right now, and for your whole life long.