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  • Listening to: SKYZOO: JJ vs. THEO/ BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY
  • Reading: BD LAYOUTS
  • Watching: BLACK DYNAMITE MAIN TITLE
  • Playing: POSSUM
  • Eating: WACK ARTISTS ALIVE
  • Drinking: WATER
TEDxTalk in Sinchon, Seoul  at the Seodaemun Art Center, South Korea, JULY 28th







TED.com Event information: www.ted.com/tedx/events/4471
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piratezombi Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
thank you
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AwesomeArtist15 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012  Student General Artist
So motivational! You are truly one of my greatest inspirations, LeSean!
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Quietstorm Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012
Really awesome the way that you explain your vulnerability about making the move. I admire your courageousness to step out and discover a new place. And to fail. That's amazing...but then again, when does LeSean Thomas ever do anything but amazing.
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Psychotic-Bambi Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Student General Artist
Awesome public presentation, you have great stage presence, and really inspiring too! C:
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Sixcolors Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for doing this. :)
I need to hear stuff like this once in a while. I get really discouraged, because I'm 34 years old and didn't start thinking about a career in animation until I was in my late 20s. I just thought that there was no way I could do such a thing, that it wasn't the kind of thing that a guy like me should get paid to do. I'm still not paid to do it, (for good reasons, mind you), but every time I feel like giving up on it completely, God throws something my way to let me feel like it could still happen. I've met industry people in places I'd never thought I'd find them who encourage me to continue trying to develop my talents. I just have to keep reminding myself that failure is part of the process. That we don't learn anything of substance without failing at it first.

Or, to quote Jake from Adventure Time: "Dude, suckin' at something is the first step to being sorta good at something."
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RyanOttley Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Professional Artist
Good stuff man!
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LeSeanThomas Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Thanks, dude!
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Dawnsknight Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
watching this vid via Ken Lashley...
great work LeSean! Keep up the awesomeness.
You're inspiring a lot of us with your work!!
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HappyMorningStar Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
So educational, Like you are crazy inspirational too.
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ninjadogger Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012
Thanks for sharing :D!
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