Struggling with Motivation as an Artist – Asking Pros

Asking Pros is back with Season 2! In this episode, I went to Comic Con to ask 20 professional artists if they ever struggle with motivation, and if so, how they deal with it. I have 7 more episodes coming, so stay tuned 🙂

Asking Pros Season 1:
What Holds Back Beginner Artists – Asking Pros:
Drawing Advice for Students – Asking Pros:
Best Drawing Exercises – Asking Pros:
Daily Routine of Successful Artists – Asking Pros:
6 Pro Artists Sketch From Imagination:

#artmotivation #comiccon #comicart

Thank you to all the artists that participated:

Philip Tan:
Sean Galloway:
T.J. Geisen:
Sanford Greene:
Cutter Hays:
Marshall Vandruff:
Erik Gist:
Brian Haberlin:
Peter Han:
Stephen Silver:
Bobby Chiu:
Karl Kopinski:
William Stout:
Lucio Parrillo:
Eliza Ivanova:
Vanessa Lemen:
Sean Andrew Murray:
Pascal Campion:
Colin Lawler:
Chrissie Zullo:

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Instructional How to Draw videos for artists. My drawing lessons are approachable enough for beginners and detailed enough for advanced artists. My philosophy is to teach timeless concepts in an entertaining way. I believe that when you are having fun, you learn better. I take pride in producing high quality videos that you will enjoy watching and re-watching.


Interviewer | Producer – Stan Prokopenko (
Production Assistance – Sean Ramsey (, Kaitlin Jensma (
Editing – Sean Ramsey
Artists Interviewed:
Philip Tan (, Sean Galloway (, T.J. Geisen (, Sanford Greene (, Cutter Hays (, Marshall Vandruff (, Erik Gist (, Brian Haberlin (, Peter Han (, Stephen Silver (, Bobby Chiu (, Karl Kopinski (, William Stout (, Lucio Parrillo (, Eliza Ivanova (, Vanessa Lemen (, Sean Andrew Murray (, Pascal Campion (, Colin Lawler (, Chrissie Zullo (

Music Used with Permission
Intro – The Freak Fandango Orchestra
Dope beats by Otis McDonald
Additional music by Epidemic Sound


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