“Mastering your art form is how you become a great artist. It is not how you become a professional.”
This should be required reading for every creator.
Jessica Abel explains why you need a business model to make it as an artist and offers a number of suggestions to help you figure out yours including ways to think through what you sell, who you sell it to, and how you sell it.
Btw, I found this link in the Unslush newsletter.