Artists create art. Its what they do. But the journey from the studio to the final display can be fraught with missteps, miscues and mistakes. How can an artist avoid the worst of them? This book is a guide for the reader through ten common problems that plague many professional (and want-to-be professional) artists. Noted artist, lecturer and author Loretta Alvarado offers the benefit of her own personal experiences as well as stories from dealing with many shy artists. Ms. Alvarado also provides concrete action steps to help those who might already be mired in these situations. Ms. Alvarados insight, eloquence and gently humorous explanations offer hope that there really is a way to overcome these problemsor avoid them altogether.