One thing that I find really prevalent these days with artists that are making the move into the freelance realm after working at counters, salons or in the process of building their book is the incredible amount of excitement for the gig without the full understanding of the responsibility that comes with paid gigs.
You know by now being a makeup artist is a journey. Your career will ebb and flow. It doesn't matter if you have been in the game for twenty years or two years... The amazing artist Joanna Schlipp once said to me..."The hustle never ends" and she wasn't kidding.
In a recent session with a coaching student, she remarked - "I can't wait until I have more experience then I won't have to deal with all these things that go wrong as a newbie".