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Artist Guide: Influence and Marketability

Oct 20, 2004

There is lots of art out there on Ebay these days. From folk, outsider, and niave art to realist, photo, and digital art.

Every artist has some subject matter and style that is unique and valuable, whether they have been educated in the finest art universities or have been teaching themselves since they were a toddler. Most of you may notice that about 80-90% of artists have seemed to catch the creative bug when they are in the vital stages of childhood development.

Like I, many have been drawing and creating since they were around 2 or 3 years old, and have had little educational influence. I have been drawing and creating nearly everyday since then, but have had little education on art except some art classes in highschool, and graphic design classes in college, which involve computers.

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