The starving artist, the pretentious artist, the sensitive artist — there are a lot of stereotypes out there about artists, but it’s not just their careers they have to defend. Want to know what it’s really like to date an artist? I spoke with Cory Huff, founder of The Abundant Artist.com, and Annush Mac Leod, the wife of Miami cartoonist Hugh Mac Leod, of Gaping Void.com, to set the record straight.Yes, while some artists are sensitive types or like to keep to themselves, Mac Leod, who’s been with her husband for four years, said people often mistake this as being self-involved or emo.
We love our community and this is where we share those stories. One month you might be on the road playing shows, making money, and the next month you’re back in the studio recording. Many musicians get branded as “lazy”, but as we just stated, the truth is that most artists are the complete opposite. When it comes to focusing on things like cleaning a van or organizing a music career....weeell, yeeeah.
Everyone who is a musician, or has dated a musician knows what it's like to have a house full of gear, as well as what it’s like to sleep while someone is practicing and ‘capturing their inspiration’ at 3 AM.
After dating for six months, we took a trip to London to make work in a shared space.
One woman has a different approach to bizarre dating interactions.
Rather than just ignoring them or screenshotting each one to send to a group chat with her friends, Emmie Tsumura has been illustrating all the awkward, creepy, and uninspired pickup lines she receives through online dating.