Five years ago I spent an afternoon with my son at a small outdoor crafts fair. After listening to some of the questions he got on the pottery he had on display, I decided that if I ever got the urge to market creative work, I should have my head examined! Patience is not a characteristic I possess.
I wrote the tanka after that experience years ago. I recently got around to pairing it with one of his pots. Okay, so I'm slow...
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Do you find yourself having to explain your work? How do you react? How well do you differentiate between constructive criticism and "I think you should do it this way"? Once you market your work, does it change your focus? How do you decide if your work deserves to be seen? Do you continue to work if no one stops to look at, comment, or purchase it? I'm not looking to market anything, I'm only curious as to how other people answer these questions for themselves.
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