Sanchez is seemingly indefatigable. “When I’m tired, I go to sleep,” he says. “When I’m not tired, I use my good ideas.” When he’s older and doesn’t have the energy to do the physical work his art requires, he wants to write a self-help book for young people who have dreams but don’t know how to make them real. Part of the secret, he says, is to do what makes you happy, and to be grateful, even for setbacks. “When I have problems, I tell them thank you because I got new experience," he says.