Ancient Wisdom: Emerging Artist The Business Plan (Not Just) For The Emerging Artist offers a business plan that is as simple as it is powerful. Whether you are a mature artist or not, there is clear, insightful information and tools you can use to identify pathways to your goals, clarify your artistic vision, and live a creative life every day.
"At the age of fifty, Sue Favinger Smith decided to reinvent her life and become an artist. At the age of sixty, she was juried into the prestigious National Association of Women Artists.
Are you thinking about taking the leap and becoming an artist?
Do you want a lifestyle that supports your talents, energy, expectations and goals, but don't know where to start?
Ancient Wisdom: Emerging Artist is a comprehensive guide for the aspiring artist, written from an artist's perspective and experience. What makes this plan unique is the emphasis on age, creativity and art, and the powerful advantages of the mature artist over younger peers. Written in a warm and engaging style, this book is a source of encouragement and support, offering key insights into building a strong artistic identity, understanding the business aspects of art, and discovering your potential. Smith shares tactics for identifying obstacles, strengthening skills, and accomplishing creative goals for artists of every age. There is honest, real life knowledge in this business plan, not just for your art career, but for living a creative life every day.
Part One features the Business Plan, with four sections: Know Your Self, Know Your Market, Know Your Opportunities, and Know Your Potential. Part Two focuses on the second most important thing an artist can do in How to Mentor Yourself. In Part Three you will find Humor and Other Nonsense, while Part Four deals with Resources.
What does success really mean to you?