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Freelancing and Happiness--- I suspect there's a reason that most freelance artists have strong personalities. The entire lot of us seem to have established a strong sense of self and deep personal philosophies.Freelancing and Happiness by *WestlyLaFleur
--- Among amateurs there's a dangerously common conflation of joy with passion; the higher you climb, the more nuanced peoples' conceptions become. I want to explain this correlation a bit.
--- Children draw, it's as natural as learning to walk. Adolescents doodle during class; when we're young, scribbling of this nature evokes a sort of playful joy as the mind is freed from attending the mundane demands of reality. It is a fleeting, puerile emotion which revisits us occasionally, even as adults. Because of this, it is easy to imagine art-making as a buoyant, whimsical process and the artist himself in a position worthy of a great deal of envy.
--- The ambitious, fledgling artist knows only that he enjoys drawing; he cannot imagine otherwise. To be successful as a freelance artist requires grit and pas