Besides the obvious reasons: art materials are expensive. High quality art materials are VERY expensive. participation in exhibitions and conferences, and even rent a hall for a master class are costs money. self-education or learning… Read More »Should an artist be hungry?
Student media is cheaper than professional from the same brand because creation of student media is also cheaper. Economy is in packing, pigments and binder. In student media may be: less pigment; low quality synthetic… Read More »Student vs. Professional watercolor