"Oh, you were born with artistic talent!"
"You've always been that good at drawing!"
"I could never be that good"
"I suck at drawing, I can't do what you can do"
This is what ten years of busting my ass did for my art. Give it ten years (or maybe less, if you work more diligently than my lazy ass 8D) of working at it and see where you end up. Lord knows I'm still working at it. I can't wait to see where I'm at by the time I'm 33. And seriously. If I can do it, you can do it. The only thing stopping you is yourself.
Original picture done with Sharpie and Crayola colored pencils.
New picture done in Paint Tool SAI with Wacom tablet. COMMISSIONS ALWAYS OPEN - note me if you're interested!