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Parting is such sweet sorrow…

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…but I have business expenses. The time has come and I need to start selling off my original paintings. It is like saying goodbye to a dear friend, but as many artists know; it is inevitable. The late nights, the time spent hunched over the drafting table, and hours of your life are sold for a monetary amount. I’ve struggled with this aspect of being an artist since I was first asked “how much are you selling that for?” The very question sends my right-brained, number impaired artsy brain into a confused state. How does one put a price on their work? How do you quantify the value of your vision on paper? What is “acceptable” and what is plain lunacy? So many questions. Artistic rhetorical ramblings…

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Posted by purpleeggplants on November 19, 2012

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