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How long does it take to get good at something?

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They say it takes 10,000 hours to get good at doing something. As an artist thats 10,000 drawings… For comics 10,000 pages…  The best advice I can offer is to find a way to have fun doing those 10,000 drawings.

If you had to walk 10,000 steps and tried to count every single one… you would be miserable. But if you walked those steps with friends and did fun things along the way, you wouldn’t even notice how quickly they went by. So have fun, play, make yourself laugh! And by all means, try to enjoy the journey.

3 Responses to How long does it take to get good at something?

  1. Irma says:

    First of all, I love all of your artworks, and your youtube videos are really inspiring!
    But I wanted to say something about the 10 000 hours you mentioned. You don’t have to spend 10 000 hours to get good at something, but only if you want to be the best at something. It actually takes less to get good at something. Look at this video for explaination: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MgBikgcWnY

    But I do agree with what you say about how spending these hours of practicing. It should be done in a fun and enjoyable way indeed 🙂

  2. Will Hoffman says:

    Thanks for those words Will, just what I needed!

  3. Sonay says:

    Thanks for sharing your good advice.

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