From the time I started drawing, I have had a constant battle with
myself over how to start. For years I have been looking for the one
right way to sketch in a composition or block-in an underpainting. Lately, and with the help of my Studio Incamminati
instructors, I have learned that there are several ways to start, and
that none of these is "the way" but one of many tools in the toolbox.
What a relief!
Very few rules are absolute in art. But one rule keeps popping up in our magazines, quoted by art instructors and artists of all types...