"There is simply not a guaranteed financial incentive for making art."
"The 'no rules' approach may make you feel like some sort of nonconformist—a true artist?"
I'm still dabbling in this phase...I'm obsessed with coming up with my own structure. My instructor back in college said you can't reinvent the wheel and that's true..but I believe you can redesign it. It just takes understanding...
"Finding your audience versus general audience" is a very good point. I often have the same problem. Should I create something that everyone understands or should I create something a selected few will understand and appreciate...If you're good you can do both I believe.
"Who knows if they will be seen by the masses either in my life time or after. What's important is that I make them. Period. If they have any value they will find their place in good time"
Perfectly said! When I studied film in college, I studied some films that didn't get recognized until long after the director had passed away...and chances were, they even got criticized for it when they were alive! But the thing is, the content mattered..and now those same films/directors are praised!
I tried to do this with my midi controller that I use to make beats. However, I couldn't find a way to map the controls and assign shortcuts to my keyboard. Anyone have any idea how I can do this in premiere? Thanks!
You know I've been really unhappy the past year or so because I got out of college and got stuck in the restaurant business working 12 hours a day and I've been dabbling the idea of quitting everything and freelance so this article was right on! Thanks for sharing