Enjoy the ride!
This narrative includes many samples of art and mentions some of the key people I've met on my journey. It's a real-life, nitty-gritty example of how one artist makes his way.
Chapters 1-14 cover 60 years from childhood to the Great Recession of 2009. After that, each year is a new chapter.
2018: Accepting what is
2017: Toward a Clearer Vision
2016: Doing What You Love is What Makes You Rich!
2015: More Creative Freedom
2014: A Vast Ocean
2013: Multimedia & Multiple Devices
2012: Transition to a New Life
2011: It's All About Mom Duty
Chapter 14: Living With a Global Economic Crisis
Chapter 13: A lifestyle Made for the Digital Age
Chapter 12: Adjusting to the Digital Age
Chapter 11: Cartoon Teaching and Cartoon Illustration
Chapter 10: Surviving the After-Effects of a Stock Market Crash
Chapter 9: More Teaching, Remodeling and a New Relationship
Chapter 8: Expanding Home and Work
Chapter 7: Freelancing, Teaching and Creating a Home
Chapter 6: Design Resources
Chapter 5: Business Trumps Graduate School
Chapter 4: Elmer Graphics and the Order of the Solar Knights
Chapter 3: Eating Natural & Working on a Movie Lot
Chapter 2: Army Life
Chapter 1: The Early Years