If you're a working artist...You should most definitely check out this tumblr post!! http://peppermintmonster.tumblr.com/post/127557404102/friendly-reminder-to-all-working-artists-or It's very helpful for any one who's working as an artist !! I feel like this should be said on deviantART as well BC a lot of you guys are really hard on urselves..More Like This
For those who don't want to click the link!!
Friendly reminder to all working artists or (especially) aspiring artists.
If a client says they can’t afford to pay you but you’ll get good exposure, one of two things is happening:
1. They are lying. They can afford to pay you, but they are choosing not to. They will pay the printer to print the books, they will pay the mail service to deliver them, and you’d better believe they’re going to pay themselves for sending you an email explaining that they can’t afford to pay you. They think you are a sucker, and if you take the job you’ll be telling them they