"The work of the art student is no light matter. Few have the courage and stamina to see it through.You have to make up your mind to be alone in many ways. We like sympathy and we like to be in company. It is easier than going it alone. But alone one gets aquainted with himself, grows up and on, not stopping with the crowd. It costs to do this. If you succeed somewhat you may have to pay for it as well as enjoy it all your life." -Robert Henri
I dont know if there are better words to sum up being an art student, learning about art and creating art is the most intoxicating experience it grabs onto your entire life. You enjoy it and the next day you wish that what you really wanted, was to be was a teacher or secretary or anything else really... life would be simpler that way.
Oh but art is rarely simple, it is hard work and it is nearly my entire life.
. I love it.