21 Comics About Comics
Getting meta up in here.
If you draw comics, you know how impossible it can be to draw comics.
There are some things that are just impossible to draw no matter how many times you try.
Buying gifts for you is incredibly easy (albeit predictable).
It can be difficult to constantly come up with ideas.
Sometimes it's just easier to give in to what's easy.
Other peoples' jobs sound like they exist on another planet.
Going to school for your passion is the gift that keeps on giving.
And many other people don't fully get the concept of art as a profession.
Getting others to understand what you do can be a little... awkward.
Comics can also be one of the most time-consuming things you can do.
Sometimes there honestly isn't time to do everyday things.
Sleep is rare and sporadic.
You've gotten used to being tired all the time.
You run mostly on stress and caffeine.
And the self-criticism can haunt you forever.
You don't often get the luxury of having an off day.
And just because you're working all the time doesn't mean everything doesn't come together in the eleventh hour.
Lots of times you feel like giving up.
But there's nothing more validating than hearing that others recognize your struggle.
It's all about the little hacks you use to make the work more manageable.
In the end, it's a strange and lovely fusion of hobby and profession.
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