Since 2012 I was able to get a glimpse of a truly wondrous place – the world of art and illustration!
Before I stumbled into it I never even thought of the fact that some people really turned their hobby into their job. And to be honest – I can’t think of anyone who would do that job if s/he didn’t really love it. I experienced a broad spectrum of emotions while trying to get as good as some of my idols. I very often reached the point at which I just wanted to quit. Just put those pencils away and stop worrying about it. And every time I did put the pencil down and walked away. Within 5 minutes I’d be back.
I figured I just couldn’t stop that easily. I’m constantly in a love-hate relationship with my own drawing because it rarely feels like it’s good enough. I have heard myself saying “I’m quitting!” countless times. Not once did I really mean it. Art is just too awesome to let go. Turned out it’s my thing. for better or for worse.
I hope that everyone has that one thing he feels about that way. It would be a waste of potential, no matter what your thing is.