I value a ‘don’t know’ attitude highly, because it’s ambiguous, and fosters a ‘beginner’s mind’ in which there are more possibilities than an ‘expert’s mind.’
Do your art and forget about marketing it. You can always find somebody else to do the marketing, but you can’t find somebody else to do the art.
There is no one definitive creative path. There are many ways to be creative – not only intuitive ways but organized, logical ways, too.
I don’t think artists can avoid being political. Artists are the proverbial canaries in the coalmine. When we stop singing, it’s a sure sign of repressive times ahead.
People like simple websites. The fewer clicks the better. Show a big beautiful image first thing. After all, you’re an artist, and the first impression you want to make is…the art!