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can you make it as a self-trained artist?
I mean, will you have a hard time finding galleries willing to display your work if you don't have a formal art degree?
- conley39Lv 72 months ago
It's possible but not easy.
- Elaine MLv 72 months ago
I know 7 that were self trained and make a living at it. Galleries are far from the only way to do it.
Two are freelance illustrators who do book covers and advertising images. Three do their own online comics/graphic novels. Two are selling their work at renaissance festivals and local events but have turned to online selling this past year.
- Ender772Lv 72 months ago
not if you have sell-able art...notice i did not say good art. but for artists to really succeed they need to be good salesman..which they dont teach in school...oh and after going to art school i realized an art degree is essentially useless if you look at and are inspired by other peoples art