Sometimes I can forget how good it feels just
practicing drawing techniques. Simple things, like working on proportion and
scale and line weight can feel so rewarding if you give yourself the time to
really savor them when learning to draw. Mostly this is because all great
drawings are built on these essentials. By practicing them, you're rewarding
yourself in the moment and also in your future drawing.
||Young Woman in a Black and Green Bonnet, Looking Down
by Mary Cassatt, ca. 1890, pastel drawing, 25 5⁄8 x 20 1/2.
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