Bike to Work Day 2018
@jthomas For sure, the 30's is a prime time for artistic growth. Speaking for myself, my art at 20 something looks a little silly. I drew random stuff that had no real meaning or purpose. I think an artist has to tell a personal story in order to grow and to gain an audience. Drawing a cool looking "thing" can only get you so far. I've learned this fact the hard way :-)
I've had illustration work off/on over the years, but so far, not as a full-time job. ( I'm 40 something, currently make my living as a graphic designer / web designer ) IMHO, I would not be surprised if a good number of highly regarded artist "started" making their very best work in their 30s and 40s. An older artist has a huge inventory of ideas and experiences to draw from. IMHO, it only gets better with age. I agree, as artist, we never retire. Our entire life is an "art project".
I really liked the podcast! I do think being at an artistic cross road is a never-ending event. I'm working on my 9 panel exercise :-)
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