Survival Guide for Artists

Survival Guide for Artists : How to Thrive in the Creative Arts

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Are you a creative person with dreams of turning your passion into a successful career, but who is unsure where to start?Have you already begun your journey into your dream life but want to know what makes the difference between barely surviving and truly thriving in the arts?This life-changing book reveals the secrets of unlocking your full potential by addressing the issues common to the mind, body, and soul of artists and other creative individuals, at a hobbyist as well as professional level. Discover simple and effective ways to nurture your creativity, manage destructive influences from outside sources, and guide the direction of your life with joy. You can live your artistic passion!20 chapters of essential information to empower creative people to live their dreams:1. Overcome Fear of the Blank Canvas2. Get in the Zone3. Be Inspired4. Develop Your Artistic Voice5. Deal with Isolation6. Acknowledge your Sensitivity7. Maintain a Healthy Body8. Be Kind to Yourself9. Set SMART Art Goals10. Plan your Creativity11. Live the Dream12. Enlist Supporters and Manage Saboteurs13. Cope with Rejection14. Be Persistent, Not a Pest15. Build a Reputation16. Communicate Effectively17. Accept Challenges18. Deal with Stress19. Recognize the Myth of Luck20. Enjoy Success
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
  • English
  • 172044305X
  • 9781720443056
  • 2,652,217

About Elena Parashko

Elena Parashko is an award winning artist, teacher and writer based in Sydney, Australia. She has a bachelor's degree in education and a master's degree in adult education. In only 10 years Elena transformed her life from a college literacy and communication teacher to be a professional artist who annually has teaching and exhibiting residencies in Fiji, Hamilton Island, Norfolk Island, Maldives, Bora Bora and Tahiti. She is a contributing writer for Professional Artist magazine in the United States and Leisure Painter magazine in the United Kingdom. Her artwork has also been published in numerous art and home decorator magazines in Australia. Elena's work can be viewed at
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