And then someone insensitive as Sokka comes along and says something like 'when you think about it art really isn't necessary to life at all. It doesn't mean anything. So why stress about it? Painting makes you happy, right? And people who saw your old dead prints were happy to, right? That should be enough."
A little bit uncaring to the immortality of painting blah-blah-blah but true.
Let it be what it is, sometimes go, sometimes bad, and let others make of it what they wish since they will anyway. What matters is that you are doing something you love and what feels as natural to you as breathing or is like breathing!!
Err...wait... where did I get THIS philosophy from? DAMN DAO OF POOH INVADING MY THOUGHTS AGAIN!!!
What the old man says is so completely true. True true true... for me at least. It's always a question of: don't draw something you know people would like but you have no feeling for; but rather something you want even if few would appreciate it. (Probably that's why my comics progress so slowly...)