So could use some advice....I'm a glass artist...and I sell my work to a lot of different people from all over the world.(mostly chicka stuffs, hearts, jewelry, roses ect) I figure its best not to…Continue
"Add a surcharge or demand extra time. So far in my business, religion hasn't ever come into play. But I receive various offers that, for one reason or another, aren't always as appealing as others. The "reasons" why…"
"You could come up with an atheist logo that you stamp on all your works.. e.g. flying spaghetti monster, the Atheist "A"...etc... That way, regardless of what you make it would have YOUR stamp which represents your position on it."
"Oh when it's a simple cross, perhaps you could claim it's just not complicated enough to be interesting to you, and you have tons of other commissions that are.
Of course it's harder to make that argument when it's an actual…"
"WOW Lot of interesting points.... thank you all.
It is a personal fulfillment mostly, as its very much something I would do if I had all the money in the world and didnt need to work another day. Though the money comes in as…"
I am a woodworker who sells product online and locally in artisan shops. I recently sold a piece that was used in a jewish ceremony of some sort but it was not specifically symbolic. Having mixed emotions about producing religious ware…"
"I remember someone I know, very anti-religious, who said if she owned a bookshop, she *would* sell bibles. But they would be in a dark corner of the shop and, somehow, that dead lightbulb over head--or perhaps the fluorescent tube that is…"
"I've always been guided by Hamlets' soliloquy "this above all, to thine own self be true". If you feel they are insane and you are an atheist and don't make silly crosses, then just say "no, your (sic) insane i'm…"
"No one can really decide this but yourself. As others have said, the big question is how much you need the money. I can suggest one compromise, however. You could raise your prices for special orders of religious art. That…"
"Consider this - the more we avoid something, the more we give it power.
You can also consider that art is symbolic, and the bible is a story that many people know (or think they know), nothing more. That aside, these symbols have been used in…"