I just finished my first 3-day spring craft show (which apparently is not a 'big' show to veterans, but to a terrified first-timer, it seemed huge)! I was contacted about entering the show only a month beforehand, and it took us a week to decide to go for it. I had 3 short weeks to paint as much as I could (without spending a fortune on canvases) My living room is my studio right now. Grateful for a husband who lets me turn it into this mess every once in a while! I made as m
Next weekend will be my very first 3-day craft show. I've been enjoying the preparation, the painting, the art-supply-buying, but I hit a wall a few days ago. I was standing, looking at the pieces that I'd finished, the pieces I'd worked hard on and loved, and suddenly was bombarded with worry.
"Are these paintings good enough?"
"Will they sell?"
"Am I a moron for entering this show?"
"What if I don't make enough money to cover my entry fees?"
Looking down at my art in