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Do you love to draw and paint? That’s awesome! You’re awesome! You’re an artist. Keeping creating!

Who’s here to help you? 

  • Your parents.
  • Your grandparents.
  • Your teachers.

Who will bend over backwards to help you? 

  • People you know very well whom you’ve done a lot of things for. 
  • People you’ve built a great relationship with by being amazing all the time and thinking of them and their needs, not your needs. 

Who’s NOT here to help you? 

  • People you’ve never met. 
  • People you don’t know.

Where do you get to exhibit? 

  • Your parents’ refrigerator.
  • On the school bulletin board (if your work is really, really good)
  • Potentially at a coffee shop if you’re putting lots in of effort in and getting great results. 

Where do you NOT get to exhibit? 

  • Most coffee shops.
  • All wine bars. 
  • All art galleries.
  • Fine art galleries. 
  • Award-winning fine art galleries. 
  • The Smithsonian 

Things You Can Do To Move Your Art Career To The Next Stage 

  • Be nice to everyone. 
  • Eat your vegetables. 
  • Draw and paint as much as you can. 
  • Take as many art classes as you can at school.
  • Work hard to get good grades in these classes.
  • Take an art class outside of school.
  • Start researching art. There’s lots of great stuff on the web. 
  • Watch some cool movies about art and artists. 
  • Choose a favorite artist and learn more about them. 
  • Get out of the house. 
  • Attend a gallery opening. First Fridays are great days for that. 
  • Get your parents to buy you a piece of art in a local gallery – if it’s a First Friday then you can also ask the artist questions. 
  • Exercise regularly. 
  • Be super nice to everyone.