This is an important thing for anyone to read. Not only does it apply to artists (I too have gotten this comment from people and not only is it offensive and ignorant but it's HURTFUL). So please go read it, and think about what you're saying before you open your mouth ;)
ShadowScript - The Art Blog of Angela Sasser: In Defense of Pretty Pictures: "So lately I've been seeing a lot of this particular statement: 'You draw pretty pictures all day. How hard can it be? That's not a re..."