Be an Artist

I tried not being an artist for many years. It didn’t work. Do what you love, people! Here’s more about creativity.

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22 Responses to Be an Artist

  1. Ant says:

    My chicken is working right now in a cubicle. 😛

  2. Kathy says:

    You’re an inspiration!

  3. mariusg says:

    :)) very true!

  4. ramonathepest says:


  5. Nell Nelson says:

    Pure dead brilliant, Doug. There’s also artistry (and cunning craft) in getting the message ABSOLUTELY right. Funny and wise, what more could anybody want?

  6. sylvie joy says:

    Truth. I’m still in that halfway point. High five for figuring it out, Mr. Savage!

  7. willwot says:

    Find your Zen in all you do!

  8. Karissa says:

    Oh Doug, you don’t know how hard I am trying to escape this very thing…

  9. Ross says:

    Wow, how on earth did you sneak a camera into my cubicle for that second panel?

  10. Great advice, Doug… that’s why I’m trying to follow your steps. 🙂

  11. Fenixmagic says:

    This is your best comic yet. So true! Thank you!

  12. Heather says:

    Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU, Doug! This couldn’t be more timely! I just made a promise to reconnect with my creativity this month (darn those soul-sucking cubicle jobs!)

  13. Sam says:

    I count the hours in my cubicle until I can go home and tat or cross stitch or sew or cook.
    Thank you for this! Going up on my cubicle wall.

  14. Ian C says:

    Thank you for making this comic Doug – it’s much need encouragement!

  15. Chip Camden says:

    Love the perspective in the 2nd panel — both the spatial and the philosophical.

  16. Cory Huff says:

    I shared this on’s Facebook page, and in an hour it has hit 50 shares, over 2500 views. Well played, sir.

  17. Christin says:

    I think this is my favorite one ever!!! I hung it up at work and at home for inspiration.

  18. Raid K says:

    it could be worse, ALOOT WORSE, you could be a graphic designer, a mix of both evils.

  19. socaltimmy says:

    This is my favorite comic ever! I am a software developer and I have pet chickens.

  20. Sarah Williams says:

    This is pretty much my life as a seamstress 😛

  21. […] There are many problems with not pursuing our passions. I think artist Doug Savage sums it up well in this comic. […]

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