Roles that used to be separate are now overlapping, as print blends with digital, still photography blurs into video and social media cuts through everything. Many believe their future depends on their ability to do it all, just to get new work. However, while it’s certainly beneficial to learn more about the industry as a whole, you could just as easily become a master of nothing.
Don't judge your ideas through a lens filled with beat-tired late nights, sacrificed paychecks, and all the other trademarks of building something from scratch. Instead, view them as investments, so you can better gauge when to move on from a loser.
Behance members weigh in on why carving out your own artistic voice is the most important thing you can do as a creative. It’s defensible, something you can lean back on regardless of trends and something you can sell that others can’t. The ultimate goal is artistic expression, and not necessarily artistic perfection.