||...any young aspiring artists who spend far too much time on self-promotion, or on catty slams against established artists, and far too little on the things one must do to mature creatively, such as applying to art school, getting a BFA, etc. Poltroon demonstrates that through a more disciplined approach, one can outgrow the clichéd, angsty, starving artist persona (i.e. get paid a lot), and still challenge yourself to take on greater degrees of artistic expression.
Well, OK, I'm idealizing a tad bit, but still. She's basically on the right track and, especially for anyone intersted in both art and computer or information technology, her experiences would be quite valuable.
I seriously doubt she could ever become self-absorbed, however, and would never whine. Can you tell I'm a fan?
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