Jim Henson’s Thoughtful Advice in Cartoon Form

Gavin Aung Than, the brilliant cartoonist behind Zen Pencils has taken a road in life that is both superb and inspirational. He takes the heartfelt speeches and writings of famous people and turns them into a comic format.

Recently, Than has been reading a biography of Jim Henson (1936-1990), the man who created the Muppets. Than writes:

Henson realised he was in control of his life at an early age. There was only one industry Henson wanted a career in and that was television. Puppeteering was just a means to an end for Henson, a way to get his foot in the television door. It was only after a trip to Europe where Henson discovered the rich history of puppeteering did he recognise the potential of the artform and decide to dedicate his life to it.

And from that, this is what Than created:

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