Zen Pencils has posted a terrific homage to Bill Watterson, creator of much-beloved Calvin and Hobbes, in this cartoon: BILL WATTERSON: A cartoonist’s advice. Reading and rereading this is a good prescription for when you’re wondering whether it’s worth it to quit that corporate job and follow your passions to create the life you truly want.
Another artist who inspired me was Nathan Sawaya. We went to see his exhibition, Art of the Brick, last weekend. Yes, he creates all his art in Legos, and it’s amazing. He too quit a corporate lawyer job to pursue what many would see as a frivolous pastime, and he has crafted a great career out of doing what he loves.