Wait?! Was that a pun?!
Welp, time to put on some jazz and get working.
I'm not sure that's what this is going for, if anything satisfaction with his current abilities seems to have been how he rose to the top only to fall because he realized that being content with what ability he learned while never improving because he mistook an aesthetic ability with knowledge/understanding of the fundamentals.
In my humble opinion a better word to summarize this comic would be...diligence
Realizing that knowing how to do one trick well that impresses a few people won't prepare oneself for the future competing with more well-rounded individuals who have learned what is required. Accepting that no matter how far you think you've gone there is still a ways to go, and to constantly strive for improvement.
...Or it could just be about shiny colors
Just look at tom preston, or the hundreds of kids who will try getting you banned if you don't like their ms paint sparkle wolves.
You resumed the feeling so well: like, wanting to get higher and become like the professionals, develop our own techniques. X)
And, with this very art, we are actually doing the same thing: loving your shiny colors (I see them like vibrant but meh :/ )
But definitely very inspirational, too!
the whole concept~ <3 <3
Wow, those "vibrant colours" can be a lot of different things in me. I feel something warm inside me. Maybe hope? LOL
Thanks for the inspirational and cute story <3