Art is not for those seeking instant gratification
Music, art, writing: none of these creative practices are for people who enjoy instant gratification. Actually, most people who are “okay” at any skill probably put in a lot of practice. That’s why when I listen to a song I dislike or see a piece of art I think is trash, I recognize that…
Cuando Dios creó a Chile
DIOS: les daré, abundante desierto, un clíma perfecto para crecer uvas y aceitunas… CHILENOS: dale, listo D: … una hermosa cordillera y un desierto re copado C:… okay… apto para andar en bici D: …. unos atardereceres inolvidables…. C:… perfecto, nos gusta…. D:… y una abundante costa con mucho salmon, camarón, varios peces para que…
Pay artists. Period.
A few rules about having friends who are artists and creatives: 1. Don’t insult them by asking them to work for free unless you’re going to take care of their expenses 2. Never goad them about opportunities for “exposure” as if that’s going to get actual food on the table 3. You…