Artist's Entitled Friend Goes Off On Her After Trying To Get Her To Draw A Free Portrait
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Artist’s Entitled Friend Goes Off On Her After Trying To Get Her To Draw A Free Portrait

Internalize this now: artists are people too. Artists have bills to pay, families to feed, and lives to live. Their art is their livelihood; getting paid for their art is how they survive. It is not just a hobby to bust out for fun at the dinner table, nor should it be available on command. Those of you who are singers, you know how it feels when you go home to a family function and somebody asks you to "sing something for [them]." Those of you who are lawyers, this is like having a family member call you with, "I just have this little legal problem…" Reddit user u/cheloniidae shared an all too familiar struggle when they posted a conversation between themselves and a "friend" who was demanding free portraiture: r/ChoosingBeggars cheloniidae 5d ago "I can’t believe I was friends with such a birch like you," says the entitled friend, who clearly forgot to take a spelling class in her "college student" life. Shes just a dumb birch The thread was posted to Reddit’s subforum, r/ChoosingBeggars, which revolves around showcasing people who believe they are entitled to whatever they want, though they hold zero power in obtaining these things. […]

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