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Follow your Value

By |2019-07-15T03:23:36+00:00July 6th, 2019|Categories: Lettering|Tags: , , , , , , |

Evening, dudes 🌈 This week's HomWork challenge is to reflect on how I want the rest of this year to pan out, and the answer is to follow what I value ✨ This is intentionally kinda vague as it covers a few different things I've been thinking about recently. 1️⃣ Valuing my own skill. I'm gonna level with you here, I've been working as a freelancer for half the rate that I could be charging for a pretty long time. After chatting with new pal @delphiejoy, I found out I've been under selling my skills [...]

Do What You Love

By |2019-07-15T04:50:11+00:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: Animation, Lettering|Tags: , , , , , , |

When I watched Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond on Netflix, Jim told a story about his father. His Dad could have been a great comedian he says, but instead, he got a safe job as an accountant. He was let go from this 'safe' job and their family struggled to make ends meet. So, he said, the lesson is this: You can fail at what you don't love, so you might as well do what you love. I illustrated this piece as it really rang true with me. To be fair, I've never not [...]