It takes guts for someone to leave a career in law to pursue the arts, but that's exactly what Lego artist Nathan Sawaya did. The Hundreds recently visited the artist at his studio in Los Angeles, where Sawaya talked about shaking off haters who tried to discourage him from his dreams, his transition into his more artistic lifestyle, and the process of creating one of his massive Lego creations.

Since he left his job as an attorney in 2004, he's garnered national press and opened exhibitions throughout the world. Recently, Sawaya also launched the Art Revolution foundation, a nonprofit which aims to raise awareness and funds to provide art supplies for kids and budding creatives. Feeling inspired yet? Check out The Hundreds' video to hear more of what the artist had to say.

[via Hypebeast]

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