Hey, certainly lots of great work gets done for free. That usually comes from individuals like you. Fortunately you have other ways to subsist.
When it’s individuals working for a corporation that is beholden to shareholders on the other hand, that’s nearly impossible. The rogue invisible hand is too strong.
It’s of course up to you, but I think it would be great if you could get paid for your work from your fans. Then you cold do even more of it. There’s a great quote from Walt Disney, “We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies.”