Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving – surrounded by people you love and filled with yummy food.
Here’s a no-calorie feast just for your eyes.
Please share your gratitudes in a comment or even a link to your own
In his keynote at the World Domination Summit, Chris Brogan said almost in passing: It’s not who you say you are, it’s what you do. I have a few thoughts on how you might ensure that what you do is more important than who you say you are.
We’re lucky to be artists. We’re lucky we can make and share our work with the world. We’re lucky we can inspire, move, compel, question. But we’re luckiest when . . .
Thank you to my readers!
I do what I do because I believe that art should have an elevated role in our crazy world, and art wouldn’t exist without artists.
Thank you for reading the Art Biz Blog. I am grateful that you trust me.
I appreciate your ideas and all of the inspiration you provide me.
What’s on your mind these days? I hope you’ll leave your ideas for content in the comments below. I can’t promise anything except that I’ll listen to your needs and consider your input.
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From time to time I have a virtual run-in with a subscriber or customer who doesn’t wait for a response before shooting off spiteful emails. This has happened to me twice in the last month, whereas it usually happens once every year or two. Whenever this happens, I question what I do and who I am. This is exactly what the author of the email wants and I know it. I write this post for myself as much as for you.
You’re grateful for your health, your family, and your freedom, but when is the last time you acknowledged a debt of gratitude for the following?
Be grateful for . . .
Electricity and running water. Think about the artists from the past who made art by candlelight or had to haul buckets of water to clean their brushes.
Your stash of art supplies. You don’t need pricey materials or tools to make art, and a true artist will make art out of anything at hand. Paul Sérusier painted his seminal piece The Talisman (1888) on the cover of a cigar box.
The generosity of other artists. Sure, you’ll encounter some petty artists who think they have big secrets to keep from you. Just ignore that attitude and