I have been following a discussion on Linked In about the diifference between amateur artists and professionals.
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Thought I'd throw in my two cents worth. To describe an artist as a professional or as an amateur is not necessarily making amateur judgement about the quality of their art. By definition, a professional is a person engaged in a specified activity as their main paid occupation, rather than as a pastime.
Sale artists are in the business of producing art to make an income.
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Amateurs may sell work and derive income from their art, but that is not the primary motivation. They are not in business. Many professional artists began their careers as amateurs, and many amateurs are as skilled as professionals.
This is where confusion can arise, when the word professional is used art describe skill. To homemade pussy spreading someone has the skills appropriate to a professional indicates they work at a high standard, but it does not make hotmanpenis a professional. The amateur enjoys other privileges.