Earn a Living as an Artist Interview With Michael Gibbs

By Katelyn Thomas
May 29, 2010
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Successful illustrators like Michael Gibbs can earn a living with their artistic skills.

There are many different ways for artists to go when they decide to build an art related small business. Michael Gibbs talks about his illustration business in this “earn a living as an artist” interview.

How Did You Begin Doing Art?

“Technically, by doodling in school when I wasn’t supposed to. But my real interest in art began when I went to art school (Pratt Institute) as a photography major, got introduced to drawing, and gravitated toward it. I’d wanted to work for myself for as long as I grasped the concept of having to earn a living, so after art school and three years of working in a graphics department, I decided to jump into freelance illustration with both feet.”

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