Because you know it’s not about how many of your paintings are on someone else’s walls, or how many people search your name on Google.
Being an artist means you want to make people feel something. And that’s terrifying.
It’s making yourself vulnerable so other people will be vulnerable too.
It’s discipline, self-motivation, and the willingness to accept fear.
It’s feeling that fear constantly.
That fear is why so many people give up. But if you’re willing to work with the fear, then you’ve earned the title.