It is totally within your means to start a web page devoted to your artwork as well as pieces that you feel send an appropriate message, and in that respect, a good contact may be your local newspaper as a way to publish your work. The idea is to most definitely get a good contact (trustworthy, credible) in print or media that will begin displaying your work. As it gets noticed, then you have a resume to start making money. :)
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