A picture is worth a thousand words, not $233.95 - even if it's of a spider
When Van Gogh found himself short of a few bob, all he had to do was knock up a few paintings of flowers (even himself, if he can't be bothered to leave the house) and he was soon coining it in*. Rolf Harris could probably to rustle up a few quid too. Not so sure about Neil Buchanan from Art Attack, though.
* not strictly true
Meanwhile the rest of us poor, talentless saps have little chance of paying the bills with paint splashed across canvas or other low-quality artistic endeavours, but it doesn't stop us trying. Take David Thorne's effort to pacify his chiropractor: