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How to Make It - 25 Makers Share the Secrets to Building a Creative Business - cover

How to Make It - 25 Makers Share the Secrets to Building a Creative Business

Erin Austen Abbott

Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

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Summary

Twenty-five creative entrepreneurs reveal how they found success, offering advice and inspiration for those hoping to follow suit or find a new hobby. 
 
This is the ultimate tell-all, show-all guide to making a living by making things. Featuring twenty-five profiles of illustrators, jewelry designers, ceramicists, painters, clothing designers, and printmakers, How to Make It provides a behind-the-scenes look at the daily rituals and best practices that keep these creative entrepreneurs on track. With Q & As, insider tips, and DIYs from each maker, these pages offer guidance and encouragement to artists just starting their careers and to professionals looking to take their creative business to the next level. Brimming with practical advice and inspiration, this book is a perfect gift for anyone interested in making it as a maker. 
 
Praise for How to Make It 
 
“Readers curious about starting a creative business will find these 25 interviews with artisans an entertaining introduction to the challenges and rewards of turning art into a livelihood . . . . In addition to photographs of the artists at work, the book includes craft projects developed by the artisans for beginners, giving the book a broader appeal to readers dreaming of giving up their nine-to-five jobs or just considering new hobbies.” —Publishers Weekly
Available since: 03/14/2017.
Print length: 212 pages.

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