You only have 10 seconds upon meeting someone to capture their attention. Studies have shown that you only have 9 seconds to keep someones attention before their mind starts to wandering.
When someone asks you what do you do - do you always know what you are going to say? That's why we all need an elevator pitch.
Your pitch should be descriptive enough to want the listener to engage in a conversation about your work and compel them to want to see what you do.
Your pitch should include:
○Your name (if you have not already said it)
○The type of art you create
○Descriptive language that helps the listener imagine what your work looks like
It does not have to be long, remember you only have 10 seconds, just make it enticing enough so the listener wants more. Once you have your pitch written down, and I suggest you write it down until it is just the way you want it, start practicing it over and over until it rolls off your tongue easily.
Every person you meet is a possible customer, so be prepared to always put your best foot forward and promote, promote, promote.