This week the Illustration Friday's theme is "wise".
I was going for a wise old pirate, but I think wizards are do "wise" better.
I actually need to get working on other things, but I thought I'd get this up. Need to balance creating with promotion. Doing the illustration friday makes me do both.
I'm teaching tomorrow. I wish I wasn't. I'd rather be drawing, sketching, or working on my craft.
As soon as I finish I'm zooming back home to finish up some roughs for the Tom and Jerry book.
All struggling artists go through this, I know. Having to work at something they don't wanna do in order to do something they do wanna do. But sometimes it eats at my soul. Deprives me of the energy I need to do my best.
What do you do? You have to find your fuel. My fuel is a mixture of fear, anger, hope, pride, and desire. Fear of mediocrity, anger at my own complacency, hope that I will be discovered, pride in what I've accomplished so far, and desire to make a name and make a living at creating.
What? Too straight for you? I'm sure you can handle it.