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David Rees quotes: I felt really conflicted about making money off stuff that's creatively satisfying. I felt really conflicted about making money off stuff that's creatively satisfying.
David Rees quotes: I liked sharpening pencils and I was like, "Oh, I wonder if I could get paid to do it." And I figured it out and I did it. I liked sharpening pencils and I was like, "Oh, I wonder if I could get paid to do it." And I figured it out and I did it.
David Rees quotes: I feel like really thinking about art and really appreciating it and learning the language of it just makes you more of a connoisseur. I believe that. I feel like really thinking about art and really appreciating it and learning the language of it just makes you more of a connoisseur. I believe that.
David Rees quotes: I didn't dare to dream of making money. But now of course, I've made many thousands of dollars sharpening pencils. I didn't dare to dream of making money. But now of course, I've made many thousands of dollars sharpening pencils.
David Rees quotes: The type of pop culture that is honestly very moving and powerful to me is [when artists] do their homework. They make it real. The type of pop culture that is honestly very moving and powerful to me is [when artists] do their homework. They make it real.
David Rees quotes: I don't want to be one of these people who's like, "Man, I don't know where my ideas come from and I don't know why this works." I don't want to be one of these people who's like, "Man, I don't know where my ideas come from and I don't know why this works."
David Rees quotes: I've never been good at self-promotion. And my URL is really obscure. And for years and years, there was nothing about me on my website. I've never been good at self-promotion. And my URL is really obscure. And for years and years, there was nothing about me on my website.
David Rees quotes: I have very limited craftsmanship. And a lot of the stuff I make plays on that. I have very limited craftsmanship. And a lot of the stuff I make plays on that.
David Rees quotes: It would be amazing to tell my grandchildren, like, 'Yeah, I was paid to sharpen 1,000 pencils.' It would be amazing to tell my grandchildren, like, 'Yeah, I was paid to sharpen 1,000 pencils.'
David Rees quotes: I'd always been really intimidated by prose writing. I'd always been really intimidated by prose writing.
David Rees quotes: I wanted to get paid to sharpen pencils originally just because I thought it would be fun. I wanted to get paid to sharpen pencils originally just because I thought it would be fun.
David Rees quotes: I've been really surprised about a lot of the negative comments about artisanal pencil sharpening. Like, it really rubs some people the wrong way. I've been really surprised about a lot of the negative comments about artisanal pencil sharpening. Like, it really rubs some people the wrong way.
David Rees quotes: Once you use a toothbrush to clean a pencil sharpener, you should no longer use it to clean your teeth. Once you use a toothbrush to clean a pencil sharpener, you should no longer use it to clean your teeth.
David Rees quotes: Obviously, I never had to sketch anything out. To me, that was the appeal of working with clip art, working digitally. You make it and it's done. Obviously, I never had to sketch anything out. To me, that was the appeal of working with clip art, working digitally. You make it and it's done.
David Rees quotes: The way you make money is to do something you don't like to do. And that's how you know you're a virtuous person. The way you make money is to do something you don't like to do. And that's how you know you're a virtuous person.
David Rees quotes: Everyone has pencils in their house, no matter how hip and contemporary they are. Everyone has pencils in their house, no matter how hip and contemporary they are.