It's all about small steps. Focus on improving, the best with someone experienced to guide you, if you're working hard every day, months and years will pass and you'll notice significant progress. What can I tell you, it gets more entertaining when you get somewhat proficient and after learning basics you enjoy the process even more. Good luck!>>4244634
Go to a class, it'll force you to draw, or set up drawing sessions with friends, ask someone to pose etc. Just do it as much as you can to face your great and realize it's irrational.>>4244389
He seems to like pitying himself and moping around, I don't think you can do anything about it, he has to man up on his own and understand that he's responsible for his own happiness. Stop wasting any more time on him, sounds like energy drain.
My only vent is that my hand hurts from working for hours. I have some temporal frustrations during various works or parts of work but I learned to chill out and come back to problems with fresh head and relaxed attitude, I'd recommend this to everyone. Also don't be too harsh on yourself, accept the level you're currently on and think how to improve it.