Two interpretations on being an artist

Last week Gavin Aung Than paraphrased some advice from Bill Watterson.  The beginning of the strip appears below.  The strip has made the rounds of Facebook and other social media networks.  In case you missed it, I’ve copied a few panels below.


To invent your own life’s meaning is not easy but it’s still allowed and I think you’ll be happier for the trouble.
– Bill Watterson

A few days later, David Willis posted a response of sorts on his comic strip, Shortpacked.


Art for for art’s sake is nice, but art for art supplies’ sake is better.  Speaking of which, have you checked out our shop?

Keep it funny!