Why It’s Important
As working artists, taking time for personal growth artwork can be one of the hardest things to do. There is a slippery slope where one loses sight of creativity for your own sake and instead, only works on commissioned work. After all, that’s where the money is coming from, right? With your focus on keeping a steady stream of work, you might even start to feel guilty about working on something for yourself. But how can you argue with getting paid? That can’t be a bad thing, right? So what’s the big deal?