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I'd Rather Be in the Studio!: The Artist's No-excuse Guide to Self-promotion Paperback – 3 Feb 2008

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  • Paperback: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Pentas Pr (3 Feb. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0974272582
  • ISBN-13: 978-0974272580
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 1.3 x 22.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,246,762 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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SERIOUS ARTISTS OF ALL LEVELS: TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR CAREERS. Never promoted your work and don’t know how to begin? This book is for you. Are you promoting your art regularly, but not seeing an increase in sales and income? This book is for you. Committed to building a lifelong fan base for your art? This book is for you.Ready to ditch your excuses and embrace your success? This book is for you.If you are so successful that you can’t create art as fast as you can sell it, you probably don’t need many of the techniques in this book. But even thriving artists will benefit from having access to powerful marketing tools that help sustain success. I’d Rather Be in the Studio! shares valuable resources for any artist ready for a thriving art career.It would be great if there were a precise formula for getting your art into galleries, museums and private collections. But every artist’s path is different. That’s why I’d Rather Be in the Studio! provides easy-to-follow self-promotion practices that help you find your way at any point in your career.If you’re ready to stop making excuses and start taking action, this book is for you.

About the Author

Alyson B. Stanfield is an artist advocate, workshop leader, and art-marketing consultant who knows all about self-promotion. Labeled an introvert early in life, she has challenged herself many times to come out of her shell in order to lead a rich and rewarding life. And that’s what she does with her clients. Alyson has helped thousands of artists develop their careers through her online classes, publications, workshops, and free weekly Art Marketing Action newsletter—all available through ArtBizCoach.com.Alyson used the self-promotion tools in this book to launch ArtBizCoach.com. Prior to that, Alyson counseled artists informally throughout her ten years as a museum curator and educator in the Midwest. She wrote this book for the many talented artists who remain professionally unfulfilled because their work is not seen and not purchased. Alyson’s mission is to empower artists to say goodbye to excuses and hello to success.


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5.0 out of 5 starsSpend more time IN the studio...
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