Just a quick post - mainly to vent a reoccurring problem that I'm sure all creative people must encounter!
"I am an artist. This does not mean I will work for free. I have bills to pay just like you. Artwork is work. Thank you for understanding!"
Don't get me wrong, I love what I do and I will always go above and beyond for my customers. But there has to be a point where they should respect that my time IS how I make a living. I can spend hours drawing up orders, proofs and final artworks - this is the work the customer does not see and therefore dismisses.
I have always understood that 'art' is generally seen as an easy way out. I have lost count of the number of people who have joked that I "colour-in" for a living! But really.......if it was THAT easy why is everyone not doing it!?
Rant over ;o)
Love Kate x
A big sparkly hello and welcome to my blog! I design and make Wedding Stationery www.katelewisdesign.co.uk
My blog is a little bit 'higgledypiggledy' (and no doubt full of spelling mistakes) but I see this as my digital sketchbook - disorganised, but a little bit special! Within my blog there is a lot of wedding loveliness and plenty of fabulous things & people that I love!
I hope you enjoy my ramblings.......love Kate x