Just got back from SPX 2016. What a show!
Seeing all the talented artists has both inspired me to do better and got me feeling a little intimidated. There is a lot of quality work out there. An artist can work their butt off for a year and not make much of a splash at all. But what can you do? Keep practicing, keep moving forward.
It's firmed up my resolve to start tabling at cons again. I'm designing some pigeon stickers to sell at one of these events. Here's a taste: