A lot of my friends often ask me if I think that it is ever too late to pursue my dreams of having a career based around my art that would allow me to support myself. Well, although I don’t think it is ever too late so to speak, I do think that the longer you wait the much harder time you are going to have of coming through with anything life changing.
This sounds kind of depressing and bleak but I like to consider myself a realist and I don’t want to be totally unrealistic when it comes to my love of poster art. In my case, I never went to school or had any sort of formal art training and everything I have done has been 100% me.
Now although I take a lot of pride in this and wouldn’t have it any other way, it really doesn’t help out my resume very much and does not make me very marketable to any real company that could use my talents. So besides from the occasional ideas and suggestions for my husband’s work (and occasionally his friends), I really don’t see myself pursing art as any real career in the near future. If I am being totally honest, I really don’t know where to begin. I have a lot of examples of my work and have pieces that are ready to sell, but I am not really sure on how to get my name out there in any really productive way.
But I don’t mean to sound gloomy on this one, I love my life but I am just realistic about where I can really go with my art.