Ep.152: How to overcome art frustration with Yan Sosak aka YanSculpts

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Yan Sosak, a 2D and 3D artist most known for his YouTube channel called YanSculpts where he shares awesome Blender tutorials, on sculpting, textures, speedpaints, time lapses and more.

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Key Takeaways

“Don’t just wait for something to happen to you. It’s not gonna happen by itself. Decide your life by yourself!”

How did you plan on this?

  • Yan is currently on his 10’000 hours journey to become a great artist, he is drawing every single day, using a stopwatch to measure it. It’s not about the hours though, it is about being psychologically prepared that it takes too much time
  • In order to do the 10’000 hours challenge, Yan saved a lot of chaos, he stopped partying, cut down on food and anything that is not necessary. He is fully focused. It takes a lot of sacrifices.
  • Yan is always frustrated when he learns, but that’s a good thing because that’s the only way you learn, if you are comfortable, you don’t learn and you should stay away from that.

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Special thanks to Yan for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Yan Sosak, used with permission

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