Most of the artists I know and love would have (1) laughed out loud thinking, Obviously she jests, or (2) run the other way. Fast.
Not Jennie. She accepted the challenge and rose to the occasion.
More interestingly, she found she really liked it.
Jennie, who was single at the time (read: freer), enjoyed traveling and painting at weddings. She liked interacting with guests and painting within the time and location constraints. She didn't mind people looking over her shoulder to see what was on the canvas.
She became an artist-performer of sorts, and the word spread.
Jennie found a niche for herself. Before long, she was in demand for other live events, like corporate parties and conferences.
The opportunities abounded, and every one of them happened by word of mouth and, eventually, as a result of her social media sharing.
There was no way she could accept all of the invitations that came her way. She had to start saying No.
In this latest episode of the Art Biz Podcast, I asked Jennie Tucker about the business side of live painting. We discuss the importance of contracts (and what to include in them), dealing with people and their many personality quirks, income streams, and her desire to help more artists start doing this work.
Jennie openly shares the challenges and a somewhat embarrassing story from a most memorable wedding.
See Jennie's art: https://www.jennielouart.com/.
Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jennielouart/.
See Jennie and her art along with episode 44 on the podcast: https://artbizsuccess.com/live-painting-podcast/.
This episode is sponsored by my signature business-building program, the Art Career Success System, a program I have perfected for more than 17 years working with artists.
All of the lessons you learn in the Art Career Success System are tasks you will do over and over again throughout your art business and career. That’s why it’s a SYSTEM.
In the ACSS you will build a strong foundation using my video and audio lessons, worksheets, and transcripts. And you will be part of a community of artists who are forward-thinking and forward-moving.
Join us now and get your business in shape. See http://artcareersuccesssystem.com.
Music for the podcast is by Wildermiss: http://Wildermiss.com.
Read the show notes, see photos, and leave a comment at https://ArtBizSuccess.com/podcasts (episode 44).
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