Sunday, January 10, 2016

"Why do we do what we do?"

It's new year! Yay! We are celebrating new year of 2016 and some of you start thinking about to-do list for new year and planning a new goal.

Yes, I agree. It's the perfect time of the year to reflect our thoughts and make some plans for the future.

As illustrators, we usually like to draw and focus on creative ideas!
However, let's give ourselves a moment to stop and ask some critical questions.

"Why do we do what we do?"

"What stories or ideas would you like to share with the world?"

"What drives you to pursue making picture/children's book and illustrations?"

Sometimes, if you are not driven enough or still looking for encouraging that gives you positive energy, Try giving yourself 1 - 10

"How badly do you want to reach your goal?"

"Why is it so important for you to do this?"

"What drives you to pursue making picture/children's book illustration?"

I hope these questions might be good start to think about and to some of you, these questions give you further motivation to make something fun and meaningful work for you and for readers!

Nicholas Hong
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  1. Good post. Thanks for the thought provoking questions as the new year begins.