What is the key to becoming a successful artist. Contemporary artist and painter – Duke Drake, explains some advice. This is a tip from his own personal experience and believes got him to where he is now.

“Artists are often advised to take every opportunity that comes their way.”

You never know who could arrive to the that next gallery opening. Or what networking you can accomplish and what those connections can lead to.

Well-Known Painter, advises to keep working hard. It’s so easy to give up. And just being talented isn’t enough. It takes the daily diligence of networking and promoting yourself as well. To be a leader in, you have to experiment and find what is your true self.

Successful artists don’t frame things around “not enough.” There is never enough time, not enough money, not enough confidence, not enough of whatever it is at that moment to make or do what you need to do to be a successful artist.