August/September 2017 (print)





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The Universe Tribe: Four Seasons: Woman Strong Fall, 2017, by Lisa McLymont. Graphite, watercolor pencil, house paint, acrylic and neocolor pastel on birch panel, 16″ x 14″. Copyright © Lisa McLymont. Used by permission of the artist.


14 Making the Transition From Amateur to Pro
By Gigi Rosenberg

24 Alternative Art Schools Rising
By Jenny A. Babcock

34 Coping With Math Anxiety
By Elaine Grogan Luttrull

40 Make a Living as a Custom Artist
By Daniel Grant

46 Step-By-Step SEO for Artists
By Jennifer Virškus

56 True Artists Don’t Retire
By John Roman

62 How to “Own” Your Interview With a Journalist
By Judith Teitelman

68 An Artist’s Education Never Stops
By Amy Haddad


4 Editor’s Letter
By Gigi Rosenberg

5 Headlines & Details
By Gigi Rosenberg

12 Artist Spotlight: Fran Beallor
By Adrian Alexander

74 Calls to Artists


5 Your Business Mentor: Find Comfort in Uncomfortable
By Jannett Roberts

23 Coaching the Artist: Overcome Your Reluctance to Teach
By Eric Maisel

33 The Artist’s Advocate: Lawyer’s Secret Negotiation Books
By Katie Lane

61 Planning Your Art Business: When to Seek Financial Advice
By Robert Reed

80 Artrepreneur Coach: Learn to Become Your Best Advocate
By Renée Phillips

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs