Practice, Practice, Practice! — Achieving right-brain bliss through figure drawing

🎨 WELL DEARS! NOW IT’S TIME FOR SKETCHING UNDRESSED PEOPLE. ANATOMY IS THE MOTIF.

Karen Gillmore Art

There’s an old musician’s joke: A fellow is walking down the street in Manhatten, looking lost. He sees a couple of guys on the street corner, busking, and asks them, “Hey, how do you get to Carnegie Hall?” One of them stops playing long enough to say, “Practice, practice, practice!”

Practice is important for visual artists, too. The more hours you put in, the more you learn, and the more sure of yourself you are. I always say there are no mistakes in art, only learning experiences. If a line or a colour falls short of what you intended, try it again and again until you get it right. Looking critically at what you’ve done and asking how it differs from your vision helps you make a different decision next time.

One way that many artists practice is to do life drawing. You can find sessions in art schools, artist…

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3 responses to “Practice, Practice, Practice! — Achieving right-brain bliss through figure drawing

  1. Hey, thanks for the reblog! You’ve got a really interesting collection of articles here, and I’m flattered to be included!

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  2. mmerce60

    Everything in life is learned based on practice. Congratulations to the artist!🥰

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