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Take Control of Your Art Career

"Make a Profit with Your Passion: Starting a Home-Based Art Business"

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164 page eBook 

Filled with humor, insight and the knowledge of practical experience, Profit with Your Passion helps you to make the right career choices to fit your life. Here are the practical questions and worksheets to simplify the process.

Diane has an advanced degree, and has worked as an artist for over 20 years. Her art has won awards in the United States and abroad, is in private collections all over the globe, and her work has appeared in numerous publications. She lives and works in rural Kansas with her husband, two children.





Includes interviews from twenty working artists, including;

Aileen Roberts, Claudine Hellmuth, Teesha Moore, Sharilyn Miller, Dee Gruenig, Jan Bode Smiley, and More!


Whether you are an artist just considering a career in art, or have been doing it for a number of years, giving direction to a home-based art business can be a huge challenge. In Profit with Your Passion, Diane breaks it down for you in manageable steps, and helps to direct you to the art career that is right for you.

This encouraging step-by-step guide explains how to;

    Explore and decide on the art career path that is right for you.

    Set up a home-based business work area.

    Create goals to give yourself direction.

    Write a business plan.

    Explore marketing avenues to find the path that works for you.

    Put together a clear and impressive artist’s packet, resume, and webpage.

    Deal with time management and stress.



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Diane Dobson-Barton / 806 S. 10th / Humboldt, KS / 66748 / (620)875-6644 /

*All images and words copyright of Diane Dobson-Barton dba as Barton Studio 2002-2009