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Art Inc.

The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist
By Lisa Congdon ; By Meg Mateo Ilasco ; Foreword by Jonathan Fields
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You don't have to starve to be an artist. Build a career doing what you love. In this practical guide book, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making art—through illustration, licensing, fine ...
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You don't have to starve to be an artist. Build a career doing what you love.

In this practical guide book, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making art—through illustration, licensing, fine art sales, print sales, teaching, and beyond.

  • Including industry advice from such successful art-world pros as Nikki McClure, Mark Hearld, Paula Scher, and more
  • This art and business book will equip you with the tools—and the confidence—to turn your passion into a profitable business.
  • Chapters on setting actionable goals, diversifying your income, copyrighting your work, promoting with social media, and so much more

A thoughtful gift for young artists, people interesting in making their passion a profession, and art and design school graduates.

Lisa Congdon's bestselling books, online classes, and Instagram feed (beloved by 375,000+ fans) have inspired so many people to follow their creative passions. In this book Condon does what she does best—bring bold and colorful flair to smart, creative, down-to-earth advice and inspiration.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5 1/2 X 8 V
Publication Date: 08/12/2014
ISBN: 9781452128269
Meg Mateo Ilasco is a designer illustrator and writer. A serial entrepreneur she launched her first business in 1999 and is the author of several books on the topic including Craft Inc. Creative Inc. and Mom Inc. She is also the cofounder and creative director of home and lifestyle magazine Anthology. Meg lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.