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“I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.”

Making a Living

I am inspired, both professionally and personally, by the Maya Angelou quote. “I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.” I decided to put gouache and pen to paper, to commemorating the important theme of balance.

“I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.”

“I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.”

–Maya Angelou

  The impact of this quote, both in its simplicity, and its application to my exact place in life right now, resonates. I love designing (a living) and I love my family (the life), and sometimes (most of the time) the two are competing for my time and attention

The impact of this quote, both in its simplicity, and its application to my exact place in life right now, resonates. I love designing (a living) and I love my family (the life), and sometimes (most of the time) the two are competing for my time and attention

Whenever possible I try to exercise my art muscles. Picking up pens and brushes relaxes the impulse to control every element that comes from design work.

Whenever possible I try to exercise my art muscles. Picking up pens and brushes relaxes the impulse to control every element that comes from design work.