They go to the extent of becoming evangelists, sharing the work with anyone who cares to listen They are also interested in your upping the game. They’re wowed by your dexterity, but beyond that, they feel that you still have to reach a spot beyond the clouds.
It’s an emotional connection much like the one a baby has with its mother. It’s beyond a description. They just fell in love with your art.
If there’s something like treating them like gold, please do!