#78 - Making Art for a Living with Becky Simpson

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This is a podcast episode titled, #78 - Making Art for a Living with Becky Simpson. The summary for this episode is: Today we're welcoming illustrator and author, Becky Simpson, who has just launched Chipper Things, a product line based on her art. So today we're talking about what it really looks like to make a living creating art, self doubt, and naming your business.-Becky's decision to become an illustrator and author (6:22)-Diminishing your early dreams and goals as a creative entrepreneur (12:00)-Embracing your style (13:47)-The hard parts of the "dreamy" artist process (17:43)-Using your personal name vs. a business name (26:50)-Tips and logistics for illustrators and makers who are just starting out (36:43)-Focusing on creating the work you want more of (39:32)-Advice for people who want to get started with their creative passion (42:45)

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Today we're welcoming illustrator and author, Becky Simpson, who has just launched Chipper Things, a product line based on her art. So today we're talking about what it really looks like to make a living creating art, self doubt, and naming your business.-Becky's decision to become an illustrator and author (6:22)-Diminishing your early dreams and goals as a creative entrepreneur (12:00)-Embracing your style (13:47)-The hard parts of the "dreamy" artist process (17:43)-Using your personal name vs. a business name (26:50)-Tips and logistics for illustrators and makers who are just starting out (36:43)-Focusing on creating the work you want more of (39:32)-Advice for people who want to get started with their creative passion (42:45)