It’s all about respect. If people ask you to work for free, you have a choice. You can do it, if you support the goal of those asking, you believe in their project passionately and you want to donate your time, skill, materials and artistic products, as an act of giving, or you can realise that a sleezoid is asking you to devalue yourself and your art for their personal gain and advantage. Stand up against slime balls. Don’t work for free.
Watch this eloquent and lucid video:
Thanks to my friend Becky Andrus for bringing this video to my attention.