Peter Draw is an artist from Singapore whose art has touched the lives of people across Asia and around the world. He has achieved 4 Guinness World Records: Largest Caricature, Largest Art Lesson, Longest Drawing, and Longest Drawing by an Individual. Peter has devoted his entire adult life to drawing to protect children who cannot protect themselves.
In this episode, Peter discusses:
-How he uses his art to protect children who cannot protect themselves.
-How his mission is less about being an artist but more about what he does as an artist.
-What he has learned from the children that he has met and helped in disaster stricken areas around the world.
-How the “sweetest gift” is something we all have, and it is the important things we already have in our lives but perhaps take for granted.
-The importance of taking the first step of loving yourself more and more every day so that you can love others more.
-What his four Guinness World Records mean to him.
-The story of the Red Sweater and why he continues to wear it.
-The lessons that his grandfather taught him, and the way that he keeps reminding himself of what he promised him.
-The importance of starting everything with love.
-Some of the resistances that hold him back on a daily basis.
-The one thing that keeps him up at night is the fact that people think that the problems of the world are too big for them to make an impact.
-What we can learn from the children that he helps every day.
Peter's Final Push will inspire you to approach everything with LOVE!
“My dream is not just about being an artist. My dream is more about what I do as an artist.”
“It doesn’t matter what you are going through now. Make the rest of your life the best of your life.”
“All the other roles are taken. The only role that is not taken in this world is the role of being yourself. All you need to do is be the best version of yourself.”
“Sometimes we don’t understand the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory. Sometimes later becomes never. Sometimes if you hesitate you may lose the chance to do something forever.”
“Each time I draw on a blank piece of paper, I feel like anything is possible. I can turn something that is otherwise empty into something that really puts a smile on my own face and eventually to other people’s faces.”