The Artist’s Secret is that all art comes from abnormal brains. So if you create art that satisfies your own tastes, you have created for a market of exactly one abnormal person. If you’re lucky, a handful of other freaks get some joy from your creations too. But it won’t be enough to pay your bills. It’s not a career until you learn to create products that normal people like.
This is depressing … but also something I have found to be true enough to believe it is a general rule.
What do you think?
Of course it might well be a mediocre and not at all exciting British spider, but the thing is frikkin huge (about the size of the top of a beer can) and I am leaning towards weaponized killer from some CIA program.We decided to tip it outside rather than try to handle it. Call me pathetic but I would rather be a coward than in casualty right now while doctors look up exotic venom counteragents, heh. If we find any dead pigeon carcasses in the morning we know the culprit I think …