“People have often said to me, ‘aren’t you lucky to be able to do this for a living’ and I say no, thank you, I’m not lucky.”
“I may be lucky with the result but to go through the horrors of painting pictures is not something I ever look forward to.”
So why did he carry on?
“It’s what I do. I have no other skills. [But] it’s always been agony.”
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