Confessions of a Hong Kong Artist

Last week we put up a post about our "Confessions of a Hong Kong Artist" series. We put up a page on our tumblr account where artists could confess their sins anonymously. We were overwhelmed with the amount of entries we received. We had planned on making this a monthly series but based on what we received last week, it looks like these confessions will become a weekly post on HKELD.

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6 Mistakes Every Young Artist Makes

There comes a time in everyone’s careers when they need to stop doing work for others for free. If you consider yourself a professional, you’re going to have to make a step and only accept paid work as an artist. (This can be hard, as paid gigs can be few and far between.) Here’s the thing: if you undervalue your talents, so will others. That doesn’t mean you need to be making a million dollars in a Broadway production… but it does mean taking a careful look at what kind of gigs you do and what kind of people you work with.

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