Top Reasons To Be a Professional Artist:
1.You get to set your own schedule;
2. You are your own boss and make your own rules;
3. You can work anywhere you want;
4. You don’t have to wear a suit and tie every day;
5. You are not limited by the 9-5 mentality because you can be as productive at 1:00am as at 1:00pm;
6. You don’t have to spend months on end preparing presentations for clients who will never return your calls, let alone pay you;
7. You get to meet interesting people and discover new places;
8. It is satisfying to produce things that people actually want, rather than sell stuff that people don’t need but think they do because some slick salesman told them so;
9. It is rewarding to create things that will last a lifetime rather than work on projects that were built to break down after a couple years or months so people will buy more of them over and over again;
10. There are many, many reasons why you should be a professional artist.”
One of the top reasons to be a professional artist is that you can make a living.
The art world is difficult to enter, but once you become known and respected, there are many ways to make money as a professional artist. Selling your art at shows and galleries, as well as licensing your work are all excellent sources of income.
Sometimes you can even make enough money to support yourself completely through your art. This freedom is one of the best benefits of being a professional artist. You don’t have to worry about finding another job if you lose or quit your present job.
You are also able to hire other artists to help you with any tasks you do not enjoy doing anymore while still maintaining your focus on creating new works.
Being a professional artist is not just something that you can do by yourself in your spare time. It takes a lot of work, dedication, and time to be a successful artist. Here are the top 5 reasons to become a professional artist:
1. Being a professional artist will allow you to express yourself.
Becoming a professional artist will give you more freedom to express yourself with your art, because it will allow you to focus more on the art itself rather than balancing it with all of the other things that life throws at you. Being an artist can be an extremely creative way of expressing yourself – through painting, music or whatever medium you choose.
2. Being a professional artist will inspire others.
Being able to inspire others is one of the greatest things about being a professional artist! You can inspire others in your community and beyond by showing them how much passion and effort goes into creating and developing your artwork. You can also help people understand that visual and performing arts are serious subjects that take years of training and hard work to master – not just hobbies for teenagers and career-changers!
3. Being a professional artist will bring meaning to your life.
Being able to share your love of art with others can provide you with more meaning in your life.
You probably know someone that’s a professional artist. One of your friends paints pictures or draws, or composes music, or dances.
The fact is that most people are artists, if you look at the way they live their lives. Everyone has an inner artist, even if they express it through things other than painting or dancing.
So what does it mean to be a professional artist? To me, it means to have enough space in your life for your artistic practice to become something stable and dependable in your life.
Slapping some paint on a canvas because you’re frustrated with your job and need to blow off steam isn’t art. Building a career out of art like that isn’t either.
Art is not about making money, at least not directly (although I think most artists would agree that money can be pretty handy). It’s about finding ways to express yourself that feel like they matter to you—no matter what other people might think of them.
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Being a professional artist means I don’t have to live like shit. I make enough money to pay my bills and buy new clothes from time to time. I can afford to take vacations and see the occasional movie. I’m not killing myself at a crap job!
Being a professional artist means my art is taken seriously by people other than my mom and friends. It also means that I get better at what I do because there are expectations of me.
Being a professional artist means that, in addition to the regular income it provides, it’s a backup plan if something happens to my husband’s job. Yes, even though he makes a good living, there are no guarantees in life!
Being a professional artist increases my options for how I want to live my life. For example, now that I am making enough money from illustration and teaching classes, I could move out of the city if we wanted to have more space or save some money on rent.”
Egocentricity is a trait common to artists. It is also a trait common to humans. Egocentricity is a trait necessary for survival in the world we live in today.
There are many reasons why being an artist will help you be a better human – here are some of them:
1. You become more self-aware.
2. You learn to trust your intuition.
3. You learn to work alone and rely on yourself, rather than others.
4. You see the world in a new light and have a deeper understanding of what is around you and what it means to be alive.
5. Your curiosity about life is heightened and you become more observant of everything around you, which helps you connect with others on a deeper level, seeing them as they really are, not just as they appear on the surface or fit into your preconceived notions of what they are like or ought to be like.”
When I was in my first year of college, I ran across a group of students with a similar interest in the arts and decided to join them. This group was called “The Boho Artists’ Society.”
I had no idea what the word boho meant, but I soon found out. The Boho Artists’ Society was a group of young artists who were making a conscious effort to continue living like artists after they left college. We all shared an obsession for artistically creative fashion and art, along with an ever-growing collection of colorful scarves, hats, and handbags.
We would attend art schools around the city in preparation for our upcoming careers as professional artists. We would hang out in various cafes and bars, discussing our artistic visions and critiques of other people’s work.
For me personally, this phase lasted approximately two years. I continued to paint and draw but soon realized that I wasn’t going to become rich and famous from this pursuit (indeed it seemed that most artists don’t make a lot of money), so I decided to seek a more stable career path with better pay.