I attended the Schoolism Live Workshop this weekend, and met Nathan Fowkes and Bobby Chiu! They are two of the artists who have influenced me the most – artistically and personally. I absolutely love their art, especially Nathan’s work in charcoal and watercolour. What I find the most inspiring is their work ethic and drive – Nathan still does daily studies even though he has had wide success, and Bobby’s story of perseverance in his book “The Perfect Bait” proves difficult challenges are surmountable. In the book he discusses how his computer hard drive failed the day he decided to work on his designs full-time.