Twenty years ago, a cushy desk job sounded appealing to most college grads. Now, more and more graduates across the globe are avoiding cubicle hell by working for themselves -- even if it means lousy pay and strange hours. The thought of ending up in an ad agency as a desktopper really frightened me, so I decided to pursue my dreams to become a freelancer, says Danish artist Miss Lotion. Her decision paid off. Since graduating from graphic design school in 2007, Miss Lotions whimsical cartoon-like illustrations have been featured on t-shirts, in Modart magazine, in the Latex for Fun book, and at several collaborative exhibits. Howd she get the name Miss Lotion? I was [nicknamed] Lotion back in design school by a Norwegian girl who thought I had great skin, she explains. Then everybody started calling me Lotion!
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