Dave Roberts is an artist out of Las Vegas, NV who makes fine art using the Etch A Sketch. He draws landscapes, architecture, portraits and more, preserving all of his work.
In this episode, Dave discusses:
-His artistic history and how he first started using an Etch A Sketch.
-Finding out that other people were using the Etch A Sketch to make art and then learning from them.
-Developing a method for preserving his art.
-Coming up with a goal to be featured in a gallery.
-Entering (and not winning) a Red Robin contest for a gift card.
-Trying to not get lost in your own negative thoughts.
-Creating accountability by telling people about your goals.
-His decision to achieve his goals despite the fact that all of his previous excuses were still a part of his life.
-Building resiliency by getting knocked down and getting back up again.
-The experience of seeing his dream of being in a gallery come to fruition.
Dave’s Final Push will remind you that attitude is everything!
“If things don’t go your way are you going to start tearing yourself down and be your own stumbling block?”
“I hate to say it, but art became this thing that I used to do.”
“Attitude is everything.”