I use art materials to make my porridge. Am I doing something wrong?

Success achieved without love suffused with struggle is undeserved, and that’s not to romanticise deserving: You cannot build a career around inspiration alone, you need fantastic inquiry, unwavering determination and focus.‘They can if the person who performs your lobotomy has serious mental health issues!’ Clearly, a dreadful mistake has been made if you receive success before having fully examined failure: Success might be a happy accident away; it might be a change in perception away; it might be an inspirational thought away, but what’s important is to believe that it’s not far away. ‘I call it being paranoid, mate!’

Francis is an Australian born artist, illustrator and musician.