12 – The Business of Show

OK, so now you’re a professional designer and artist, right? Well, not quite. You might now think you’re a designer, but that thought might be premature, and you probably shouldn’t jump the gun. The road to becoming a designer is a long one, and most practicing artists feel that road never ends.

You’re at the beginning of a journey. Problem is, you’ve likely picked up bad habits, like eating, keeping warm, and wearing clothes. You now either have to give up those habits, or consider that you’re also in business. Up until now the only business aspect of thatre discussed here has been the producer selling tickets.

You’re training as a designer, using good design practices to create art. Many designers are also artists, ...

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