Remember - you’re an artist and are in it for the work, not for the personal glory. Well, okay, that’s not quite true. There is a lot of glory in being able to manipulate raw steel, but one cannot live on fire and iron alone. To achieve glory, blacksmiths must master their craft to land large commissions. Historical buildings, homes, public parks and museums are all good opportunities to obtain recognition. Streaking across town is another way to earn recognition, but it isn’t the kind you want, and won’t do much to boost your blacksmithing reputation. So keep your pants on.