Artist's Back to Basics

I Can’t Draw a Straight Line

Greetings! Have you ever seen someone hypnotized? They often do strange things such as acting as if their foot is glued to the floor. Have you hypnotized yourself into not being able to draw?

How many times have I heard people say “I can’t even draw a straight line?” Is that the ultimate test of artistic ability? How important is drawing anyway?

“Just as a chef has to learn the technique of using a knife safely, so do we need to learn a number of techniques for each of our tools. For each technique, we have unlimited options – that’s what makes art so versatile and so much fun.”

Using the tools of the trade

Would you expect a carpenter to build a house without a hammer, or it’s technological equivalent, a nail gun? Would you trust a mechanic who comes to work without a set of spanners? How about a hairdresser with blunt scissors? Every craft has a

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