I am a commercial artist, please respect me
I am an artist, please disrespect me
I am a cartoonist, please
pressure to have an interesting life seems like its own kind of hell
That’s true! I guess it could foster an attempt at “specialness” that I don’t really want. However, my notions about what an “interesting life” is can be pretty simple, or at least more recently they’ve become pretty simple. It can be as basic as “I should go outside today.” So I go out and I just look around a little more intently, try to focus on small things that bring me joy, trees and the color of a building. Making comics about these things helps me focus on them. Basic mindfulness anti-depression stuff. I’m usually happier if I do this.
Sketch on the left, final version on the left. Ongoing collaboration with @hoodieripper #sketch #illustration #toughgirls
Wada Akiko 和田アキ子
in Nora-neko rokku Onna Banchou 野良猫ロック - 女番長 (Stray Cat Rock - Delinquent Girl Boss) - Director : Hasebe Yasuharu 長谷 部安春 (1932-2009) - 1970