My Journey as an Artist and Overcoming Anxiety

TLDRI successfully showcased my art at a market event, overcoming my anxiety and doubts. It was a challenging but rewarding experience, and I'm excited to continue my art journey.

Key insights

🎨Stepping out of my comfort zone and showcasing my art at a market event was a major accomplishment for me.

🌟Having a supportive friend by my side made the journey less daunting and helped me overcome my doubts.

💰Preparing for the event required upfront financial investment, but the sales I made covered the costs, making it a worthwhile experience.

👥Interacting with customers and seeing their positive reactions to my artwork was a highlight of the market event.

💪Breaking into the art market requires courage, adaptability, and a willingness to learn and improve.


How did you overcome your anxiety about showcasing your art?

Having a supportive friend and taking small steps to prepare for the event helped me gain confidence and overcome my anxiety.

How did you handle the financial aspect of preparing for the market event?

I worked hard and saved money to cover the upfront costs of materials and setting up a shop. Splitting the costs with my friend also made it more manageable.

What was the most rewarding part of showcasing your art at the market?

Seeing people appreciate and connect with my artwork, especially those who hadn't seen it before, was incredibly rewarding and made all the hard work worth it.

What advice do you have for someone who wants to break into the art market?

Surround yourself with supportive people, be open to learning and adapting, and don't aim for perfection. Take small steps and focus on what you can do.

How did you recharge and take care of yourself after the market event?

As an introvert, I made sure to take some time for myself to rest and recharge. It's important to prioritize self-care to avoid burnout.

Timestamped Summary

00:07Introducing my accomplishment in showcasing my art at a market event.

00:17The challenges I faced as someone battling anxiety and my aspiration to attend similar events.

01:24Reaching out to a supportive friend who invited me to sell my art at an upcoming event.

03:30Preparing for the event and the financial investment required.

04:30Traveling to the city where the market was held and setting up the display.

06:09Interacting with customers and the joy of seeing their positive reactions to my artwork.

07:49Reflecting on the market experience, including sales and future plans.

09:40Advice for others wanting to break into the art market and the importance of self-care.