3 dangerous art-business assumptions.
We all know the saying, to assume makes an ass of you and me. Or something to that effect. This one's for all my fellow artists out there, slogging away at your own business, creating and selling little parts of your soul! We make the world a better place by creating our treasures. And I'd like to share with you some anti-assumptions that I have come to learn and realise. They are true for me, take from them what you will. I'm sure they will not be completely applicable to al
It's okay to ask for space.
Whether you need space from a friend, partner, workplace or family member - asking for it can be a little... well, awkward. I've heard so many stories of people who are too afraid to ask for space, and they end up constricted, suffocated and unhappy. Space is a necessary part of maintaining a balanced life, and there is no shame in recognising when you need it - and asking for it! Something me and my partner established very early on in our relationship was asking for space.