Artist's Drawing and Inspiration

ARTIST’S HINTS AND TIPS

• It took me a long time to realise and understand that art is about you, the artist. It’s a visual story about where the artist is in their skill level/knowledge of their medium and subject matter, and how they use their heart, hands and head to interpret their subject matter.

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